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    Love To Disagree Here Pete ...
    by Anonymous on Friday June 07 2002, @10:14AM (#6947)
    Yeah, Ben brings up valid ICANN flaws ... big deal. That's easy. You can lurk the ICANN public comment forums, ICANNWatch, ICBTollFree, TheInternetChallege, ICANNBlog, JohnBerryhill.com, and many other sites to see posts and writings by normal, everyday-nobodies whose asses you do not kiss. They all point out lots of valid ICANN flaws. It's easy, there are tons of flaws.

    The fact that Ben Edelman points out valid ICANN flaws doens't mean he's less of a scumbag for cavalierly using the personal information of others for his own benefit ... real ego gratification ... a real power trip. Yeah, I know, the information is out there, so why not use it, right? Bullshit. I'm sure Ben Edelman would resent others highlighting any of HIS personal information, and justifying it with the rationale: "Hey, I found it on the internet, so why not tell everybody and embarrass anybody?"

    Go ahead, kiss his ass.
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    Re: Ben's Study
    by Anonymous on Friday June 07 2002, @11:39AM (#6968)
    Ben's study is perfect of example of why access to the Whois database is important and necessary. Trademark owners need to be able to make sure that squatters are not able to hide behind their registrations, and access of the Whois database should be opened so that more searching by registrant contact info can be conducted. Congress is currently reviewing a law that will help address this issue. Access to Whois data should be kept open, and it outweighs the privacy fears of Mr. Foul-mouthed Anon.
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