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    Re: Look Who's In Favor Of WLS
    by Anonymous on Tuesday August 27 2002, @04:40AM (#8726)
    None other than Moshe Fogel, himself a .INFO sunrise/LR2 fraudster. How 'bout that. Well, when pirates and thieves are highlighted as proponents of a particular system, perhaps Louis Touton would prefer not to have the stench of fraud permeate his fine suits.
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    verisign feeds icann, icann feeds verisign.
    by Anonymous on Tuesday August 27 2002, @09:39AM (#8732)

    WLS had been rejected by every icann's dnso and the working group itself.
    But the icann board still adopted the WLS, against all those it asked for their opinion.


    expired domain names is a big business, for snapnames, for dotster, for enom and other registrars playing in this field.
    verisign wanted to get a share of this business, with the WLS all those 'get that expired domain name' services will have to pay a tax to verisign for each selling.

    this has nothing to do with being in favor of users or not, both verising and dotster dont give a shit about users, and the icann board neither.
    domain names cost cents to manage and are sold for dollars. generic tld's are limited to a few without technical reason.

    the icann board's job is to manage the domain name market, for the profit of those that feeds itself (mainly verisign).

















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