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    "ICANN has locked the doors to shut out the" ?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday September 28 2004, @05:08AM (#14229)
    "ICANN has locked the doors to shut out the community of internet users."

    Another way to look at this is that the
    "community of internet users" has locked the
    doors on the ISOC Taliban (ICANN, IETF, ARIN, etc.).

    The ISOC Taliban can talk to each other. Their IP
    address blocks are well-known and not routed on
    the global Internet. The community of internet
    users are mostly protected from the ruthless
    ways the ISOC Taliban operate.

    The ISOC Taliban are of course happy, they have
    their private IPv6 VPN to develop. They can try
    to sell that technology to China to help the
    government leaders track each person with
    hardware ids. The ISOC Taliban will also be all
    over Africa, attempting to take advantage of
    people new to network technology.

    The vast majority of freedom-loving humans are
    of course not members of the ISOC Taliban. They
    would never want to be associated with such a
    group. They collectively see what the ISOC
    Taliban is all about and if necessary, walk
    away, rather than become the prey of the ISOC
    Taliban.

    Unfortunately, the ISOC Taliban will never go
    away. They can only be contained, incarcerated
    in their own sub-nets, and prevented from doing
    damage to the vast majority of freedom-loving
    people. Just as you have a "no-fly list" you
    now have a "no route list".

    The "no route list" is dynamically circulated
    amongst all edge routers (like a BitTorrent).
    Freedom-loving people who want to be protected
    from the ISOC Taliban and who want their
    children protected can all join forces to
    lock the ISOC Taliban into their own little
    world where they can all debate how many angels
    can dance on the head of a pin and what time
    the sun will set each day.
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    "ICANN has locked the doors to shut out the" ? by Anonymous


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