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    Re:Canadian Law Requires .NAME and .NOM as TLDs
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Monday December 13 2004, @05:28AM (#14559)
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    What Canadian law, exactly, is it that makes any sort of mandate about TLDs (which are out of the jurisdiction of the Canadian government, anyway)? Or are you just being delusional once again? I can't tell whether anonymous messages are all from the same person or different ones, but my mental picture is of one guy in a padded cell of some lunatic asylum doing most of this posting.
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    Re:Why Do You Think They Call It Canadian Bacon ?
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Monday December 13 2004, @04:02PM (#14560)
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    The new ICANN 'office' of the Ombudsman won't be in Toronto, Canada, it will be in Vancouver, Canada, and they won't be building any new offices. Crikey, if you can't read or decipher an ICANN pablum press release, do you expect to be taken seriously here? BTW, Vancouver is far closer to Marina del Rey than it is to Toronto, those Rand McNally atlases knowingly show the US larger than it should be and I think that goes back to Teddy Roosevelt's time, part of that manifest destiny shtick that ICANN has picked up and run with so far.

    As for Noss (and Rader) of Tucows, they're from Toronto's environs which to the rest of us Canucks equates to a bunch of scammers who pretend (and yearn) to be part of the US, AKA wannabees. Not like the olden days when I used TuCows as one of the first software download depositories online, now they're just more money grubbers, let's call them suppositories.

    And you're right Dan, these offtopic offtarget postings are mostly the work of one person, Jim Fleming, a nutbar, fruitcake, netkook extraordinaire. There are so many contenders for that title, you'd think there's a monetary award for the winner. Jim is still in the running. -g

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