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    The Big Picture Quote of the Week
    posted by michael on Saturday January 04 2003, @01:45PM

    We here at ICANNWatch could reasonably be accused of a North-America-centric view of the ICANN problem. (We'd certainly appreciate more story contributions from other continents.) So, for variety, here's an ICANN-related quote from the Bangkok Post's review of tech issues in 2002...



    Icann, which once took its job seriously, voted to stop electing watchdogs for the Internet and have governments select their own bulldogs to do the job; a few members of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers retained their ethics, but the vote to shut the public out of all Net naming and oversight was probably the last big decision to let government and Big Business take over; sure, they're not democratic or anything, said Icann president Stuart Lynn, but governments are "evolved" and therefore qualified to run the Net, presumably the same way they run the United Nations and the war crimes tribunal in Cambodia.
    Source: Bangkok Post, Wednesday, January 1, 2003, INTERNATIONAL REVIEW - Survival was the tech story of 2002.

     
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