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    Laugh (or Cry) ICANNWatch.org
    We're the Diplomats
    posted by michael on Wednesday March 10 2004, @07:27AM

    Think we here at ICANNWatch are tough on ICANN? We're not the ones who run articles with headlines like Cory Doctorow's.


     
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    Re:ICANNwatch ? Tough on ICANN ?
    by michael (froomkin@lawUNSPAM.tm) on Wednesday March 10 2004, @11:13AM (#13159)
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    There is one true line in the above: "Take away ICANN and there is no need for an ICANNwatch." The rest, AFAIK, is pretty much rubbish.

    Certainly I receive no money from anyone to do this. I got some support to pay my expenses to one ICANN meeting several years ago. ICANNWatch had a grant that paid programming costs to move the site to slash. None of it ends up in my pocket.
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    Re:ICANNwatch ? Tough on ICANN ?
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday March 10 2004, @07:43PM (#13167)
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    I have well over 100 submissions and 1000 comments on ICANNWatch over the last few years (I know the site so well that I can't find the stats page with both hands, but then I'm not an editor). I have been a consistent (and hopefully, please take note, non-criptic) critic of ICANN throughout their existence, although I receive no funding either way. I have found zero reason to distrust the integtity of the editors of ICANNWatch throughout that time, so if you have one shred of evidence to the contrary please be so kind as to post it here or STFU.

    I do admit I have noted the editors' annoying habit of installing software that automatically mods down the wisdom of mouth breathers who can't figure out how to use a webform to give themselves an anonymous moniker (is that what's called a moniker lewinsky? do you smoke afterwards?), but even in the death penalty happy USA I hope that the Foist Amendment will render you harmless.

    BTW I admit that dictionary.com [dictionary.com] is an obscure site where few know that you can check out the obscure spelling of words like obscur, so please feel free to use a dictionary instead. Trolling still giving me such a headache. -g

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    Re:David J. Farber
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Thursday March 11 2004, @10:37AM (#13173)
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    Is there a point to all of this or do you just enjoy being modded into the basement? I'd think it was Jeff Williams having a go except there are slightly less spelling errors. Cripes! Mebbe he finally took me up on my suggestion he look into a spell checker. -g
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