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    Re: Lynn's 'Reform' Plan is
    by Anonymous on Tuesday March 05 2002, @08:53AM (#129)
    The glaring flaw in your "reasoning" (I'm being generous to call it that) is that most governments are not "truly representative". China, North Korea, all the Arab world, the list is sadly long.
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    Re: Lynn's 'Reform' Plan is
    by Anonymous on Tuesday March 05 2002, @08:54AM (#130)
    Lynn's plan, if implemented, will produce something as efficient and technologically advanced as snail-mail, and as anti-U.S. as the U.N.
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    Re: Lynn's 'Reform' Plan is
    by Anonymous on Tuesday March 05 2002, @08:56AM (#131)
    In representative governments, bureaucrats would use the new arrangement to consolidate their power. Other governments would use the arrangement to further oppress their citizens.

    Lynn's plan is anti-freedom and pro-repression, putting yet another club in the hands of bad-acting governments world-wide.
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    Re: Lynn's 'Reform' Plan is
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 06 2002, @02:44PM (#134)
    DUDE - it's just the DNS - what is a single member of a panel representing NK or some other 'badass' state (americans~!) going to do to pursue their own evil-doin' agendas deciding on domain names?

    and who says the UN is anti-US? everyone else thinks the US practically runs it. Just because you americans think you're da bomb doesn't mean the world has to be run your way.

    Doesn't anyone have any goood reasons why the UN shouldn't run ICANN? except of course that it will take power away from That Nation We All Love?
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