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    Verisign Needs to Listen to .NET Owners, not .ORG
    by Anonymous on Monday August 30 2004, @09:19PM (#14088)
    Verisign Needs to Listen to .NET Owners, not .ORG

    There are enough .NET owners to ensure that the .NET TLD servers will continue to operate at
    Verisign and are reached by the vast majority
    of users. .NET owners do not want any fees paid by them
    flowing to the .ORG community, headed by ICANN.

    Verisign can stop paying ICANN all fees, and
    focus on serving the .NET (and .COM) owners.
    ICANN can then go and tax the ccTLDs and
    continue their dog and pony shows around the
    world. Americans will then be free to move
    forward. As capitalists, they can invest in
    Verisign. .ORG will fade from the scene, with .NET and .COM as a twin-engine powerhouse. The industry
    will then [once again] be free to move forward
    and innovate. If Verisign does not step forward
    in a leadership role, then they have only
    themselves to blame for allowing the socialist
    and communist ISOC .ORG regime to continue to
    attempt to dominate America's .NET experiences.

    If Verisign were to fail in protecting .NET
    owners from ICANN, then, other companies (such
    as Microsoft) will likely be forced to step in
    to provide an open and unregulated solution.
    It would be better for Verisign shareholders
    for the company to be a leader and a partner
    with other companies that bring innovation to
    the marketplace. ICANN brings nothing but
    ill-will, friction, regulation and taxation.
    Who wants that ?
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