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    "no one in their right mind can trust it" ?
    by Anonymous on Friday September 17 2004, @08:39AM (#14157)
    "no one in their right mind can trust it" ?

    Are you saying that the 52 members of the ISOC
    Taliban are NOT "in their right mind" ?

    Do you really think the IETF does any "engineering" ? (other than railroading)


    http://www.isoc.org/pubs/int/bakerinterview.shtml
    [isoc.org]

    MC: What is the role of ISOC in this environment? I understand that ISOC is supportive of but wishes to stay separate from ICANN. How do you see this?

    FB: ISOC tries very hard to educate people about the Internet and to provide fora for them to discuss issues they might have with it. ISOC also provides the corporate home for the IETF, which has for eighteen years been providing technical solutions that make the Internet work, such as BGP, PPP, SMTP and TCP extensions, and so on. ISOC supports ICANN's charter and efforts to manage the Internet root zone, and it participates in the WSIS discussions from a viewpoint of promoting educated discussion. That said, ISOC is not ICANN; ISOC reserves the right to disagree with ICANN when it would be constructive to do so.
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