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    Re:Not the first time....
    by Anonymous on Saturday February 21 2004, @03:05PM (#13020)
    "The hypocrisy is your own, Mr. Anonymous Coward."

    First, my viewpoint is valid (or not) on its own merits, and its validity doesn't vary in proportion to how much of my name I provide.

    Second, who wants to provide their name when the name calling ("coward") starts merely upon posting of one's opinion? I choose not to risk retaliation (in the form of hacking or spamming) from a pissed-off speculator.
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    Re:Not the first time....
    by GeorgeK on Sunday February 22 2004, @05:05AM (#13021)
    User #3191 Info | http://www.kirikos.com/
    A bunch of so-called "WLS Supporters" were outed on ICANN's WLS comments forum [icann.org], showing that there was a direct link to SnapNames (i.e. they were almost all from around Portland, haha).

    When you ask these same WLS Supporters who are supposedly out there to protect consumer interests whether they'd support a WLS at $1, they go mum. Why is that? HAHAHAHAHA

    Talk about hypocrites. Also, go answer the above question about whether it is Speculators that dominate the 1) Business Constituency, 2) ccTLD Registries Constituency, 3) Non-Commercial Constituency, 4) ISP Constituency?

    I'd be hiding my identity too, if I was confronted with such blatant hypocrisy, and inability to answer the most simple questions. At least when Chuck Gomes or other VeriSign folks didn't answer direct questions, they didn't hide behind a mask. We KNOW they're evading the tough questions, and why --- what's your agenda? It's obviously not consumer protection, and stopping abusive monopolists. Got shares in VRSN or SnapNames or something? I bet you're a SiteFinder supporter too...

    Compliments to Michael that ICANNWatch is considered such a leader in setting public policy that the VeriSign spin-doctors will troll the site. :)
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