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    Commerce to Re-Award IANA to ICANN Without Considering Alternatives | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 4 comments | Search Discussion
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    From the IETF...
    by Anonymous on Tuesday March 18 2003, @10:25PM (#11340)
    Dateline: San Francisco

    At the IETF meeting here in San Francisco not a soul can be found who believes that ICANN is competent to perform any of the technical functions of IANA.

    There is a universal consensus here at the IETF meeting that the IANA functions should be stripped from ICANN as the result of repeatedly demonstrated incompetence.

    I wonder what claims of competence were included in ICANN's bid to NTIA, or rather NOAA? Are there any reporters out there willing to pursue a FOIA request to take a look at what ICANN submitted?

    And come to think of it - NOAA?!! Pushing the IANA contract through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration does have a strong and foul stench of laundering.
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