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    ICANN and censorship
    by KarlAuerbach on Monday April 05 2004, @07:31PM (#13313)
    User #3243 Info | http://www.cavebear.com/
    ICANN has an odd definition of what is relevant. For example, ICANN's so-called "webmaster", in conjunction with ICANN's then "President" decided that none of the materials I wrote during my term, despite repeated requests, should be posted on ICANN's website despite the fact that they routinely posted pretty much everything authored by other directors.

    I doubt that ICANN would bother to consider comments that concern technical matters - such as my comment on .mobi at http://www.cavebear.com/cbblog-archives/000091.htm l [cavebear.com] - because it's technical in nature. And ICANN seems to have made it its business to avoid anything technical and concern itself only with those things that regulate the business and economic use of the DNS.
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    Spam not being filtered
    by Joe90 on Tuesday April 06 2004, @12:44AM (#13314)
    User #3685 Info
    Either their spam filtering isn't working, or the post forum just won the Spanish Lottery...

    http://forum.icann.org/lists/stld-rfp-post/msg0000 0.html You might very well think that, I couldn't possibly comment.
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    Few Comments
    by GeorgeK on Tuesday April 06 2004, @03:55AM (#13315)
    User #3191 Info | http://www.kirikos.com/
    Given the very low number of comments, it's pretty evident that these TLDs lack public support.

    Compare the number of comments posted in support of these new TLDs to those received for the Stop VeriSign DNS Abuse [whois.sc] petition, or the Recall VeriSign [recallverisign.com] petition, or even that spoke against WLS [icann.org].

    Of course, if there ends up being 1 comment for a particular TLD, out of 1 comment total received, the fork and spoon operators from ICANN will declare "unanimous support!"
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    You've got to feel for Gene Bolmarcich
    by WIPOorgUK on Wednesday April 07 2004, @02:36AM (#13321)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/

    Read the rest of this comment...

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    Whereas... .TRAVEL
    by Anonymous on Thursday April 08 2004, @08:18AM (#13328)
    Whereas, the .TRAVEL top-level-domain has received wide-spread market exposure and has attracted a large number of supporters capable of operating Registry and Registrar services.

    Whereas, the ICANN applicant and the existing .TRAVEL proof-of-concept Registry (New.Net and UltraDNS [i.e. Dave Farber]) have joined forces to ensure continuing support for all of the .TRAVEL customers.

    Whereas, the .TRAVEL community has custom bumper stickers being displayed on cars and other vehicles in the United States of America.

    Whereas, the Internet Society loves to .TRAVEL and welcomes the added income to the ICANN franchise tax revenues.

    RESOLVED, that the IANA is instructed to take 5 minutes and enter the .TRAVEL TLD name-server pointers into the legacy root-server files and to also delegate the single-letter TLD (T) as the official abbreviation TLD for .TRAVEL.

    .A AERO
    .C COM
    .E EDU
    .G GOV
    .I INFO
    .N NET
    .O ORG
    .W WEB
    .X XXX

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    Warning , ICANN email Forum Attachments
    by Webster on Thursday April 08 2004, @08:28AM (#13329)
    User #3773 Info
    ICann's email comment forums for the new sTld's is loaded everyday with new Worms and Virii attachments. It appears They don't know how to Pre-screen posts or stop Virii spam being spread from ICANN.Org.
    I wonder how many People have clicked on these Live attachments by mistake. Yes they do remove these off topic posts eventually. But most are live for many hours.

    Seems Odd ICANN's is now distributing Virii/Worms To the World.
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