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    Deja vu
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Saturday August 31 2002, @08:32AM (#8850)
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    It's the new gTLD evaluation and selection period all over again.

    ++Peter
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      Re: Deja vu
      by Anonymous on Saturday August 31 2002, @02:43PM (#8856)
      I knew that stench was familiar. Indeed, such a stench could only come from ICANN vintage 2000. Funny, same old geezers (Hans Kraaijenbrink, Grandpa Cerf, hausfrau Linda Wilson) mixing their fumes once again to poo-poo worthy candidates, in favor of Ken Stubbs. Man, he must have the best Coke ...
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    Part of the process
    by Mueller ({mueller} {at} {syr.edu}) on Saturday August 31 2002, @03:10PM (#8859)
    User #2901 Info | http://istweb.syr.edu/~mueller/

    This is an iterative process, and also, as they say in law, adversarial.

    One can expect the bidders ranked low to wail and gnash their teeth and attack especially those parts of the evaluation process that ranked them low.

    One can also expect many of them to uncover real mistakes, real inconsistencies, or oversights that need to be corrected.

    The real proof of the pudding is in the revised evaluation report.

    Don't put much stock in the conclusory snippets from the responses put forward above. Some of them are on target, some of the are total B.S., others bear looking into.
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    Re: Org bidders respond to evaluation
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Saturday August 31 2002, @03:43PM (#8860)
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    Bret Fausett's icann.blog points to comments on the .org redelegation by John Klensin (googled here). It is curious that the .org process seems to be generating even more criticism (at least from more authoritative sources) than the new TLD process. -g
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    Re: Org bidders respond to evaluation
    by Anonymous on Monday September 02 2002, @04:46PM (#8936)
    This doesn't amount to anything, except perhaps to indicate how seriously ICANN is taking this process, but I'll note that the IMS/ISC comments are labeled "Comments of Internet Mail Service and Internet Mail Consortium on .org Preliminary Evaluation Report".
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    Re: Org bidders respond to evaluation
    by Anonymous on Thursday September 05 2002, @12:51AM (#9042)
    I find it hilarious that Global Name Registry have teamed up with The Red Cross - but at the same time their main financial backer is The Carlyle Group!

    The Carlyle Group is heavily into companies producing munitions.

    So we have Carlyle producing munitions, and The Red Cross cleaning up the mess. Great.

    Not convinced? Check out:
    http://www.guardian.co.uk/g2/story/0,3604,767768,00.html
    http://www.uniteddefense.com/co/backgrounder.htm
    (just two examples)
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