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    ICANN Board Correct Here
    by Anonymous on Wednesday April 30 2003, @07:44AM (#11538)
    The only entities shaking in their boots over WLS are those registrars, resellers, and domain speculators who play the drop system for .coms whilst few netizens outside the domain world ever heard of DropWizard or Namewinner. Yes my friends, Verisign is an unfriendly player in the domain game, but their WLS levels the playing field. Take a look at speculator havens www.dnforum.com and www.domainstate.com, & read the threads about WLS. The speculators and hoarders are shaking in their boots, along with registrars who also milk the system. Sick of getting spam hawking .info's and .biz's for $14.95/year? Most of that junk spam is from resellers who mine whois data for their spam lists. Those are the folks up in arms over WLS.
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    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday April 30 2003, @10:30AM (#11540)
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    A fight between Veri$ign and other registrars over who can make the most dirty money (as I pointed out here [icannwatch.org] a year and a half ago. I say a pox on both their houses. -g

    PS: On first posting this in preview mode I got:

    Post Comment Lameness filter encountered. Post aborted! Reason: PLEASE DON'T USE SO MANY CAPS. USING CAPS IS LIKE YELLING!
    apparently because I'd used the subject line FEH! in caps. It really hurts when even software accuses one of being a lamer. Note that this post now contains many more caps than when it was originally submitted. FEH! FEH! FEH! :)
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    • Re:feh! by dmehus Thursday May 01 2003, @08:20AM
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    Touton finally responds
    by GeorgeK on Tuesday May 06 2003, @09:05PM (#11579)
    User #3191 Info | http://www.kirikos.com/
    http://www.icann.org/correspondence/ [icann.org]

    Although, it's just delaying matters until June 26, essentially.
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