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    Re:Dave Crocker's Brother Shows Double Standard
    by Anonymous on Friday July 16 2004, @08:13AM (#13972)
    The "community" is of course a small circle of
    Jon Postel's cronies. They think they have to be
    notified and at the center of all decision-making.

    They easily attract Verisign bashers because they
    dupe people into thinking they are some sort of
    network clerics who have no corporate, legal or
    financial interests. They rally the cyberspace
    street gangs against all solutions that do not
    result (secretly) in paying them money. Government
    leaders can not imagine such a structure can
    exist and of course look the other way, as long
    as they, also, are cut in on the action.

    While it is true that Verisign is no angelic
    saint, it is also true that people are still free
    to buy a share of Verisign via that dirty system
    called capitalism. There is no way to buy a share
    in the Internet Mafia (aka "the community") run
    by the network clerics. Instead of capitalism,
    they continue to expand their collection of
    non-profit sham corporations to employ their
    insiders and fund them to travel around the world
    and strong-arm government, judicial and corporate
    leaders. They have been doing it so long, they
    can not imagine any other way and they could not
    care less about U.S. laws which prevent such

    They place themselves above all laws, yet spend
    enormous amounts of time and detail showcasing
    the most minute details of their compliance
    with all laws which ***they choose*** to
    highlight. Their Boards are formal and meet and
    vote with precision. Pay no attention to the
    fact that the decisions are rubber-stamped and
    mostly unanimous. Pay no attention to the
    collusion, pay-offs, kick-backs, etc. behind
    the scenes. Those do not appear in the lilly-
    white Board minutes.

    When the truth does emerge, the insiders are
    long gone, they have dispersed the funding to
    their growing network of empty-desk-job insiders
    who are brain-washed into always parroting the
    party-line. As long as their checks do not
    bounce, they blindly nod approval.

    The Internet makes it much easier to track each
    dollar from the time it enters the system via a
    consumer to the time it ends up in an insider's
    pocket. Despite that, the insiders have spent
    years mastering the art of deception. Academics
    learn this in the U.S. their entire career,
    which prospers if they bring in U.S. and State
    funding on a regular basis. All that matters is
    the packaging, and the taxation of the consumer
    by the government accomplices. The casual observer
    is easily overwhelmed by what appears to be
    enormous complexity, created solely to hide
    the cash-flowing in the pipes.

    ICANN is of course now searching for other
    agencies (UN, WIPO, OECD, ITU, etc.) to help
    create more veils of complexity. The network
    clerics of course protect their real cash-cows
    which are the RIRs and now the NRO. ICANN is
    used as a distraction to focus people on names,
    when the real foundation of the cleric's
    community and control plane are, the numbers.

    The clerics have brain-washed people into thinking
    that the nameless-faceless IANA determines the
    usage of all numbers. They can not tolerate any
    other approach. Despite Verisign's faults, they
    are one of the only companies able to expose
    the co-conspirators (clerics) and clearly show
    the detrimental impact on the real **society**
    such people have. Via education one has to hope
    that eventually society will see the light and
    and work to free itself from the shackles the
    clerics have constructed.

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    Re:Dave Crocker's Brother Shows Double Standard
    by Anonymous on Friday July 16 2004, @10:00AM (#13975)
    This week, PW Registry opened a 30-day public comment period on its plans for the PW tld. This includes our use of the wildcard mechanism. We welcome any and all comments regarding our use of wildcarding as well as other policies. These can be submitted publicly or privately. Public comments may be made at http://forums.pwregistry.pw
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