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    ICANN is Simply Stalling Until After the Election
    by Anonymous on Saturday October 02 2004, @07:32PM (#14276)
    http://onthenet.ambler.net/blog/_archives/2004/10/ 2/152984.html
    "I've been waiting patiently for this report, as I saw it as the roadmap to getting .Web into the roots.
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    ICANN is Simply Stalling Until After the Election

    The DOC is not going to pull ICANN's plug in
    30 days, in fact, the DOC can not do anything to
    ICANN. The DOJ and other USG departments may be
    able to do something. They can not act until
    after the election. If Bush wins, there is one
    set of steps that need to be taken. If one of
    the other candidates wins, you might as well
    forget about .WEB. If .WEB *were* added, it will
    be handed to an ISOC insider, to allow them to
    retire and promote the "party line". As it stands
    now, all of the ISOC insiders are now well-funded
    and .NET will really put them on easy street.
    That is clearly Cerf's agenda. Funding to the
    Apostels.

    http://onthenet.ambler.net/blog/_archives/2004/10/ 2/152984.html

    "I've been waiting patiently for this report, as I saw it as the roadmap to getting .Web into the roots. Whatever criteria ICANN chose to set down, I was prepared (and still am prepared) to simply agree and move forward. Alas, I can't even do that, as ICANN hasn't put any criteria forward. I believe there's little doubt that that was what DoC contemplated this report as being. Obviously, it is not.

    So what to do? In the perfect world, those applicants still waiting would go directly to DoC and demand (ever-so politely) that DoC do something, since ICANN clearly won't.

    Enough. Is. Enough."
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