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    ICANN Staff and Structure CircleID Poll: Should Paul Twomey Be the Next ICANN CEO?
    posted by michael on Friday March 14 2003, @06:37PM

    AF writes "According to ABCNews.com: "If you don't believe in random sampling, next time you go to the doctor for a blood test, have him take it all." So we are trying an independent random sampling of the Internet community's general opinion on the selection of the next head of ICANN -- rumored to be Dr. Paul Twomey. And we hope that you will help us in this process. Poll: Should Paul Twomey Be the Next ICANN President?"



    "The higher the number of random samplings, the better the statistical results -- so we ask you to please help us encourage any random community you know to participate in this poll. Thank you."

    [Editor's note: Well-intentioned as this is, I don't think it can ever be an "independent random sampling" as it's neither "independent" nor "random" nor even a "sampling". By all means feel free to participate, but keep in mind that the results, whatever they are, are just entertainment, not information and have no real "statistical" results or validity because they are not a scientific sample. Yes, we here at ICANNWatch used to run polls (mostly because our old software wouldn't let us turn them off), but we usually tried to make it clear that they were not serious by having joke answers in the mix. -mf]

     
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