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    Great Idea
    by dmehus on Thursday November 20 2003, @10:30PM (#12683)
    User #3626 Info | http://doug.mehus.info/
    Well, we could start by having people nominate themselves or other people they think would do a good job. Internet users would then elect shadow board members using an open, transparent, but secure system (i.e., binding votes to an IP address plus require registration).

    This sounds like a good idea. I'm assuming George isn't going to incorporate as a not-for-profit organization, or is he? I'm sure the effort could still have by-laws without being incorporated. It's all just an experiment, anyway.

    Nonetheless, a fascinating idea.

    Perhaps, it could even be expanded to have shadow advisory committees. :)

    Cheers,
    Doug
    Doug Mehus http://doug.mehus.info/ [mehus.info]
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    ShadowICANN.[TLD]
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Friday November 21 2003, @05:56AM (#12684)
    User #2967 Info | http://domains.dan.info/
    George has registered ShadowICANN.com (and net/org as well), so I presume he plans to actually implement this.


    I presume that ShadowICANN.org is actually intended to be the primary URL of this noncommercial effort, with the others just as protective registrations? Using the .com version as the primary URL (as implied by the quoted sentence above) wouldn't make much sense.
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    Well Chris
    by Anonymous on Thursday December 18 2003, @09:37PM (#12752)
    I suppose a good start would be to find somebody that gives a fuck anymore. We've been playing this game for a decade now Chris and doing anything with ICANN has proven to be a massive waste of time and money.

    Love to the wife and kids,
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