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    "six new registries" Which three get thumbs-down?
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 24 2004, @06:25AM (#14020)
    Thursday, July 22
    ICANN Will Choose Six New Registries?
    by cambler on July 22, 2004 10:17AM (PDT)
    ICANN is budgeting revenue averaging $100,000 from each of six new registries.
    Considering that only 1 of the .tel applicants can get .tel, that means that 6 of 9 applicants would be chosen. Which three get the thumbs-down, do you think?
    ====

    The keyword is "new". The second keyword is
    "registry". The third keyword is "revenue".
    You can rearrange the order of the words to
    see how ICANN views the situation.

    new registry revenue
    new revenue registry
    new .NET registry revenue
    new.NET registry revenue

    What is happening is that ICANN is looking for
    NEW players that can guarantee them $100,000 per
    year in kick-backs. EXISTING Registries do not
    qualify, ICANN already has them in the syndicate.

    The real question is not "Which three get the
    thumbs-down" but "Which six players will sign the
    secret oath to guarantee the annual pay-offs?"

    ICANN has located some recent fools who will
    toss $50,000 out on the ICANN roulette table.
    Their money has been spent on the latest junket
    to Shangri La. That wine and caviar was not cheap.

    ICANN is now more interested in finding the
    players who will year-after-year toss $100,000
    in the ICANN direction (as a donation of course).
    Universities do the same thing. For $100,000
    per year, a player (organization) gets some piece
    of several professors spinning information into
    a form that benefits the supporting company.

    In summary, ICANN has decided (secretly of
    course) that they can bring "six" NEW players
    into their closed circle, to help build their
    endowment. It should be obvious who the six
    NEW good OLD boys will be, and the bimbos** that
    are backing each one.

    **The new path to "success" is to be born in
    Africa, go to Switzerland, find a riiiiich
    American, marry him and then inherit his
    fortune. From there, you find a Senator with
    "nice hair", marry him, and buy your way into
    the Whitehouse. ICANN loves African Americans,
    if they have money.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    The really "big screen" is in Switzerland.IL CH.IL
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 24 2004, @06:49AM (#14021)

    The really "big screen" is in Switzerland.IL CH.IL
    where all of the digital recordings are screened.

    http://www.thebostonchannel.com/news/3561756/detai l.html

    For every national security event, the Secret Service sets up a multi-agency communications center, but the DNC's center is the largest ever.

    "As you see here, all the agencies are seated here in front of the big screen. That screen is an event monitor," said Perro.

    The event monitor gives all the agencies instant access to any event to local police, fire officials, the FBI and dozens of law enforcement representatives working with utility providers.

    "Public safety officials from our carriers -- Verizon, Nextel, AT&T, NSTAR, Keyspan," said Perro.
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