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    ICANN Inserted Themselves Into the Cash Flow
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 30 2005, @04:35AM (#14737)
    ICANN does not care which of the 5 run the .NET Registry because they have already
    inserted themselves in the up-stream cash-flow.

    ICANN now will select (in order) which operator
    will sign their contract. It is their way or
    the highway. This is just a follow-on to the
    DARPA, DOD ways that Cerf learned so well.

    It is ironic that Verisign could now walk away
    and never speak to ICANN again or send them
    another check. What would ICANN do ? Do you
    really think the .NET and .COM servers would
    be pulled apart via the lame root servers ?

    Verisign will of course continue to play along
    with the charade because it keeps large bodies
    of people distracted and prevents any real
    competition. ICANN serves Verisign very well
    and the checks from Verisign confirm that.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Stay Tuned - Saten Will Be Selected to Run .NET
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 30 2005, @04:41AM (#14738)
    Stay Tuned - Saten Will Be Selected to Run .NET

    A secret deal has been cut that Saten will be
    selected to run .NET. All Verisign cares about
    is .COM.

    The ISOC of course now has their .ORG cash cow
    so they are happy milking that over in Switzerland.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Read the Report the NEW.NET Servers Are Installed
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 30 2005, @05:15AM (#14740)
    Read the Report the NEW.NET Servers Are Installed

    ICANN is running the .NET TLD for the U.S. Government. ICANN does what they are told to do.

    New VOIP regulations are coming for the .NET
    owners. ICANN will be part of the enforcement
    process via the Department of Homeland Security. .NET owners were never consulted or informed.
    They will now be assimilated.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    NET report
    by CHauser on Wednesday March 30 2005, @05:42PM (#14744)
    User #4049 Info
    Say what?? Verisign received the same score for their record in implementing ICANN Policy as Neulevel, JPRS and Afilias? What universe did these evaluators come from?
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Verisign Edges Out Saten in a Close Race - But
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 30 2005, @06:39PM (#14746)
    Verisign Edges Out Saten in a Close Race

    But - Everyone knows that the ICANN Board
    plans to award .NET to Saten because TheyCan.
    They have to show Verisign who is boss. .COM will then be next, with a $30,000,000
    increase in revenue for ICANN. That will pay
    for a lot of ICANN groupies to fly around
    to the various community events. The ICANN
    Board should be able to afford a motorcade
    of limos with all of the little flags up on
    the fenders.

    The community will be so proud. They can stand
    on the side-walks and salute.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    .NET Owners to be Forced to be Fon Companies
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 30 2005, @07:53PM (#14752)
    Via the ICANN process, with ICANN now running
    the .NET TLD and setting the policies, the .NET owners are going to be forced to become
    Phone Companies or have their names taken away.

    They will be taxed and regulated along with
    the big boys, the CLECs and long distance

    They of course will be passing all of the added
    regulatory costs on to consumers.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Someone Needs to Clue the GNSO - .NET is Not Rebid
    by Anonymous on Thursday March 31 2005, @03:35AM (#14753)
    Proposed resolution for the GNSO Council meeting in Mar del Plata
    "Given that there is a fundamental contradiction between the dot net
    evaluator's methodology and the GNSO dot net report, and that this
    contradiction has a significant commercial impact, the GNSO Council calls on
    the ICANN Board to delay any negotiation with any vendor until a comparison
    of the evaluator's report with the GNSO report can be made in particular
    with respect to the ICANN core value of promoting competition".

    Philip Sheppard
    GNSO Council
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    .NET is Going to be IPv6-Only With AAAA Records
    by Anonymous on Thursday March 31 2005, @04:09AM (#14756)
    .NET owners will be required to have IPv6
    and AAAA records to create a private .NETwork
    behind the scenes for the insiders to use.

    Consumers will not be connected to the IPv6 .NET

    Law enforcement will be working with the IPv6
    experts to run the .NET

    You should feel secure that ICAMM is watching
    over you and taking care of you and making
    sure all of the insiders know everything about
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    .NET Strategic Plan - Shift the Focus to Bidders
    by Anonymous on Thursday March 31 2005, @04:31AM (#14757)
    .NET Strategic Plan - Shift the Focus to Bidders

    People do not seem to understand the time and
    energy that I$, V$ and N$star put into developing
    strategic plans that shift the focus (discussion)
    where they want it to be, to prevent people
    from noticing what they are doing behind the

    Fools will now debate which of the 5 bidders
    should have .NET People are not noticing that
    ICANN already has .NET and has set the pricing
    any of the bidders will pay.

    Was there any discussion on ICANN taking part
    of the .NET revenues ? [ Don't answer, shift
    your attention back to the bidders. ]

    It is all a bunch of legal tricks from the
    highly paid ICANN attorneys.

    Fly to Argentina, waste your time there. Keep
    your attention away from where decisions are
    really being made.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]

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