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    Joint Ventures :-)
    by Anonymous on Monday June 10 2002, @04:08AM (#7042)
    Joint ventures are interesting, just like the one between Melbourne IT and NeuStar. Let's see who does the vanishing act first?
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    Re: UnityRegistry bid for .ORG
    by Anonymous on Monday June 10 2002, @04:09AM (#7043)
    .org needs to stay within the US. Give it to a US-based consortium.
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    Re: UnityRegistry bid for .ORG
    by Anonymous on Monday June 10 2002, @06:28AM (#7052)
    With all these new registry/registrars and joint ventures being stood up, and the collapse of the Dot Com Baloon, I sort of wish it was back in the good old ays of a single major player that although you probably didn't like much, you pretty much knew wouldn't go away overnight.

    Coupled with ICANN's horesh-t and ego, the net is worse off now than it was back in 1998....thank you Ira Magaziner!
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    Re: UnityRegistry bid for .ORG
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Monday June 10 2002, @06:37AM (#7053)
    User #3240 Info | http://www.icannwatch.org/
    Who really cares? The new operator of .ORG will be selected from among the inside players. I dare say that the new operator already knows who they are.

    This is just an excuse for ICANN to inject itself into the roll of regulator and make another windfall in $35,000 application fees from applicants who should know that they have no chance.

    ++Peter
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