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    Re:Talk about No Clue - .ORG is being phase out
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 01 2004, @07:22PM (#13649)
    Try http://www.icannwatch.COM

    Also note that the new Number Resource ORGanization
    started with a .ORG name but they have, just
    recently, rather secretly, decided to become
    NRO.NET. They know that .ORG is being phased out.

    They also know that ICANN is being phased out,
    which is why the NRO.NET has been formed.
    NRO.NET is of course the corporate shell being
    prepared to "win" the .NET bid.

    As for anonymous contributors, for all anyone
    knows, you could be Jon Postel posting from your
    U.S. Federal Witness Protection Program.

    People should focus on the content of comments,
    not who posts them. Since ICANN is of course a
    face-to-face organization, which does not use
    the Internet, who a person is, is much more
    important than what they have to contribute,
    unless of course it is domain taxes to the
    Internet Society.

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re:Talk about No Clue - .ORG is being phase out
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 01 2004, @07:38PM (#13650)
    The word is out, .ORG is being phased out.

    The PIR.ORG is planning an emergency conference.

    Internet Meltdown
    by Bret Fausett on June 1, 2004 08:27PM (PDT)
    PFIR Conference Announcement: "People For Internet Responsibility (PFIR) is pleased to announce an 'emergency' conference aimed at preventing the 'meltdown' of the Internet -- the risks of imminent disruption, degradation, unfair manipulation, and other negative impacts on critical Internet services and systems in ways that will have a profound impact on the Net and its users around the world. The dates for this conference are Monday through Wednesday, July 26 through 28, 2004 -- with all sessions and working groups at the Furama Hotel Los Angeles, just five minutes north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)."
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    "true Internet access" == "BORING" ??
    by Anonymous on Wednesday June 02 2004, @04:58AM (#13651)
    "true Internet access" == "BORING" ??

    It has been proven that consumers interested in
    cable-tv-like boxes are more interested in new
    and innovative ideas and content, than the same
    old boring and tired geek-discussions about TLDs
    and Internet Governance.

    For some, the Internet may be like watching C-SPAN
    and PBS all day, but, the real world is interested
    in a more diverse offering. They really do not
    miss the .ORG TLD. They never knew it existed.

    You can ICANNwatch all you want. You will not see
    anything new from ICANN. The season is over, they
    are not into re-runs.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]

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