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    Re: Can a Government force ICANN to ban some domai
    by Anonymous on Sunday September 01 2002, @02:46AM (#8868)
    Not quite. USG desired to privatize DNS management. It created private entity to do so. Your 4 words suggest that every private entity in the U.S. is regulated directly by the USG. Your 4 words suggest the USG should take a more direct and central role in regulating ICANN, including the contracts it enters into - such as with registrars. Is not such centralized management of DNS what the USG desired to remove itself from by creating the private entity?
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    Re: Can a Government force ICANN to ban some domai
    by Anonymous on Monday September 02 2002, @08:53AM (#8922)
    In first place is not a competencial confilct, itīs only a matter of morality and solidarity.
    People that doesnīt live in Spain (or Ireland, for examlpe) doesnīt know what is living continously protected by a bodyguard or walk in someocasion of terrorist contraoffensive thinking that is possible that a bomb could explodes near from you.
    I donīt know too and I donīt want to know it, but i live in Spain and there are majors in the Basque Country that couldnīt go to the bakery, the cinema or simply to take some drinks with friends whitouth protection because a terrorist can hit on his or her head by the back.
    ŋdo you know? Some children has died because they were sons os a police or simlpy because they were sleeping in a police headqarter with her family. The last victim was a girl of six years old that were waiting for the bus. A bomb destroyed her; only six years; I have a sister wiht that age and my blood frrezes over with the idea of that someday she could be the next.
    ŋDo you know? ETA (the terrorist organization whom political arm is Batasuna) had murdered more than 800 persons in 30 years (a lot of them in the head, by the back with a direct revolover hit)of "armored strenght" with menaces to politics and extorsion to bussines man for financing his terrotist activities and murders of one university professors who wrote the Spanish Constitution.
    Spain is not a insecure country, not more than other in the Europen Union. This terrorist actions are puntuals but in a lot of ocasions the actions are indiscriminated and murder people that are nor guilty of walk in that moment in that place.
    ŋand the Psycological fear? A lot of intelectuals, politics and professors had been forced to move of the Basque Country. If they donīt leave the territory in the periosof time that terrorist and his collaborators has marked their lives are in risk of dead.
    This is the reality, leave the stupids comments about the liberty in the internet and be consecuent with your opinions. If you donīt like terrorism you must had opened your eyes before ther 90-11-2001 thinking that you could be the next victim.
    Like you can see terrorism is not only islamic and is not only dedicated to cut the United States interests. If is true that you donīt like terrorism help to all countries that have thsis problem; if you donīt do that never, I repeat, NEVER can stop the terrorism.
    ŋDo you know? the last terrorist fear action was this: a major of a Basque village went to his childrenīs school and she found a note on his childrenīs trouser that said: "we are going for you".
    ŋcan you understand now why Spain and the 80% of his citizens would close this page?
    Thanks for your attention.
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