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    The .NET Insiders Will Win No Matter What
    by Anonymous on Thursday September 30 2004, @11:12AM (#14243)
    The .NET Insiders Will Win No Matter What

    It does not really matter what back-office does
    the Registry operations. What is more interesting
    is watching the ISOC insiders position to get
    their "cut" of the .NET cash-flow.

    ICANN "watchers" can watch as people like ARIN's
    CEO (former USG spook from SAIC) shape the "spin"
    (lie) to ensure the ISOC insiders are there to take
    the .NET low-hanging fruit from Verisign.

    http://www.nro.net/documents/statements/WGIG-State ment.html

    "The RIRs use a multi-stakeholder approach for the development of operational and technical policy to manage IP address space. The RIRs are structured along the lines discussed this morning. The RIRs are transparent – all of the email discussion lists are open to everyone without restriction. The public policy meetings are open to everyone without restriction. The RIRs are accountable. Their governing boards are elected, the minutes of all meetings are publicly published, the budgets are publicly published, and the members direct their activities. The RIRs are inclusive. Anyone may become a member.

    The RIRs through the NRO fully support the ICANN model. The NRO is confident that this model is the best way for industry self-regulation to work in the development of technical policy for the technical management of Internet Number Resources."

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    Check out the IETF where the ISOC is now paying
    insiders from the .ORG funding to make the
    right technical statements to ensure .NET
    becomes another funding source for Jon Postel's
    cronies.

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