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    Re:While .COM and .NET Progress - .ORG Fails
    by Anonymous on Monday July 12 2004, @11:10AM (#13931)
    "PIR stands behind the statement"

    Boy, Oh, Boy, everyone should feel secure.
    The great PIR non-prophet stands for something ?

    Let's see. .ORG is delegated to the huge
    8-person Staff at the Internet Society, which
    was started by Vinton Cerf. The ISOC of course
    has zippo experience being a DNS Registry.
    What does that matter ?

    In comes the PIR to protect the .ORG netizens.
    The ISOC out-sources to PIR. The PIR does not
    even exist at that time. No problem, create
    a DNS Registry out of thin air. Ignore all
    existing Registries.

    Since PIR has no capacity to do anything but
    travel around, attend parties and strong-arm
    insiders, it of course is faced with the task
    of making some .ORG servers work. No problem,
    Verisign will donate $5,000,000 for that to
    the ISOC. Where did that money go ?

    To save the .ORG netizens from disaster, the
    PIR of course has to out-source to the newly
    created Affilias, which is now portrayed as
    a major league Registry after spending 2+ years
    getting one to work. Pay no attention to the
    companies that did it in less time and on
    their own nickel.

    To make the fisco complete, Affilias then of
    course out-sources to Jon Postel's thesis
    advisor Dave Farber to run the DNS operations.
    Let's see, that is over 20+ TLDs that Dave
    Farber now operates.

    As the gas-bag Stuart Lynn said, the "winning" .ORG proposal was obvious. It just "jumped out"
    from the rest as the obvious choice. He must
    have meant that it was "obvious" to all of the
    insiders that are now funded by .ORG to do
    largely nothing, except travel around and host
    international parties.

    How many millions will be spent on the .ORG
    bash coming up ?
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    Re:While .COM and .NET Progress - .ORG Fails by Anonymous

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