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    The future of .NET and the 2004 .USA Election
    by Anonymous on Monday September 20 2004, @03:31AM (#14179)
    The future of .NET and the 2004 .USA Election

    The future of .NET will be determined by the
    upcoming 2004 election.

    If Bush is re-elected then the right-wing,
    conservatives, will continue their lock-down
    approach to networking and homeland security
    and the Verisign, Neustar, and Microsoft
    "team" will control .NET along with .US.
    More people will continue to walk away from
    the .USA. Americans will continue to bolt their
    doors and build their network fire-walls thicker
    and thicker. There will be a terrorist inside
    every packet, just waiting to strike.

    If Kerry is re-elected then the liberals will
    be rushing back in to restore the Clinton-era
    of give everything in America to people off-shore
    in hopes they travel to the .USA to party and
    vacation. Cerf and Farber and the rest of the
    ISOC insiders will ramp up their agenda of
    giving a cab driver in Africa more opportunities
    than a starving American without a job. If it
    gets them a vacation trip to Africa, they are
    happy and could not care less about what
    happens to America. Kerry's wife is of course
    from Africa and made her way to the whitehouse
    via Switzerland and marrying into money. The
    Kerrys will be there for 4 years preparing the
    place for the return of Hillary Clinton in 2008.
    Ira Magaziner (Mr. ICANN) will of course be
    there with his puppet Twomey from Australia. .NET will follow the fate of .ORG, the ISOC
    will control it and profit from the .NET owners,
    and of course call it non-profit to fool the
    clueless masses.

    If Kerry is elected, .NET will be removed from
    the consumer root zones, just like .ORG. If
    Bush is elected then .NET will grow along with .COM and a new round of ISPs (wISPS wireless
    ISPs) will prosper and expand the .NET in the .USA. Americans will become more net-savy and
    better educated. If Kerry is elected, those
    Americans that remain in the .USA will continue
    to become more and more net-illiterate and
    will be more and more dominated by off-shore
    entertainers who come for the Clinton-era
    parties. Understanding .NET technology will not
    be high on the list of priorities.

    People can choose which .NET party they are
    going to attend. In a few weeks, people will
    know where the party is.
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