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    Privacy It's Always a Consensus When ICANN is For It
    posted by michael on Friday March 28 2003, @08:29PM

    As one might expect, ICANN has not only adopted the majority "GNSO Recommendation on Whois Accuracy and Bulk Access", it has falsely -- and without any attempt to justify the, ahem, economical accuracy of the term -- described those recommendations (which ignore major privacy issues) as "consensus-policy recommendations". Of course, that's how the Committee's majority described the policies, but that's not how the dissent put it. Dissent, see?



    You have to wonder if the Board members even read these reports.

    In any case, now that the ICANN Board has the overt power to ignore minority (and even majority) views, perhaps we at least have some truth-in-labeling in the future?

     
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    I read it
    by KarlAuerbach on Friday March 28 2003, @10:45PM (#11393)
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    I read a lot of the materials - the obvious railroading of the report by the few over the objections of the many was one of the reasons that I voted against it.

    I got really ticked off at one board member's assertion that the only place that one could hear valid opinions on this stuff was in the hallways of the ICANN meetings from the people who attended the meetings.
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