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    .KIDS Continue to be Used as .PAWNS in DNS Wars
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 24 2004, @09:25PM (#13809)
    .KIDS Continue to be Used as .PAWNS in DNS Wars



    http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/press/2004/kidsus forum_06172004.htm
    [doc.gov]
    Commerce to Host July 14 Forum on Child-Friendly Web Sites

    Forum Will Showcase Development of New .kids.us Web Sites

    The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will host a half‑day forum from 9:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 to discuss the development of the .kids.us Internet domain, which is home to a number of child-friendly Web sites. The forum will detail the current uses and applications of the domain and the development of attractive future content for the space.

    “.Kids.us holds great promise as a place where parents and children can turn for content that is free from inappropriate material,” said Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information Michael D. Gallagher. “This forum will bring together a number of those involved in the development of child-friendly content to showcase the potential of those Web sites for parents and educators and what is being done to develop content that appeals to kids.”

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    What do .US .KIDS Learn ?
    by Anonymous on Friday June 25 2004, @04:54AM (#13810)
    What do .US .KIDS Learn ?


    1. They learn that a company with no prior DNS
    experience, yet deep ties to DOD contracting,
    appears at the head of the line, out of no-where,
    when new TLDs are being approved.


    2. They then learn that a company is allowed to
    run an illegal lottery and take in millions of
    dollars with no pay out and nothing happens.


    3. They also learn that a non-profit company
    can be headed up by an executive from a company
    that makes 4+ billion dollar errors in accounting
    and defrauds the public, again, with only a
    wrisp-slap to the people.


    4. They also learn that technical engineers are
    found to lie about system capacities, which any
    10 year old could prove wrong, yet politicians
    use those lies to censor names and censor .KIDS
    and force .KIDS.US down people's throats.


    5. The .US .KIDS also learn they get to work
    about half of each year, for their entire life,
    to fund the corrupt people, who then step forward
    to tell them how they are doing everything for
    the "community" and the .KIDS.


    6. Finally .US .KIDS get to learn that the
    top jobs of the politically correct companies
    are given to people from other countries who
    set up off-shore sham corporations where their
    salary is paid and all expenses are paid by
    the .POOR .KIDS who are foolish enough not to
    play the .GAME the way the experts play it.

    .PS The .US .KIDS also get to learn that
    the .UN is corrupt and their teachers in school
    are not really teachers but business people
    making a buck off of them.

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    Re:.KIDS Continue to be Used as .PAWNS in DNS Wars
    by jberryhill on Friday June 25 2004, @06:46AM (#13812)
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    Is this a joke?

    There are something like 15 kids.us websites total.

    A half-day forum? You can look at them all in a couple of minutes.

    This is one of those things that makes you feel sympathetically embarrassed for the people involved.

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