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    Who Cares Paul Vixie's Root Servers Are Ignored
    by Anonymous on Saturday April 02 2005, @01:57PM (#14789)
    Who Cares Paul Vixie's Root Servers Are Ignored

    ICANN was partly started as the world's most
    expensive baby-sitter for Paul Vixie and the
    rest of the Jon Postel groupies. They think
    that they are still running network
    infrastructure. They are deluded. The world
    has routed around them. They are too blind to
    see that.

    Maybe they should run an experiment and turn
    off all of their equipment for a month and see
    if anyone notices.

    With .ORG removed from the "consumer root"
    things can not progress more smoothly. No one
    even notices the demise of .ORG, although
    Vixie points out that the useless PIR.ORG is
    history, despite their entire staff on
    vacation in Argentina.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Deeper and Deeper - ICANN IS the "Detriment"
    by Anonymous on Saturday April 02 2005, @05:20PM (#14792)

    "ICANN's Compliance Program has been published to explain ICANN's approach to enforcement of compliance with its Registry Agreements and Registrar Accreditation Agreements ("the Agreements").

    Contraventions of the Agreements can cause serious detriment to consumers and to the Internet community both directly, and indirectly, by damaging the competitive process that is crucial to a dynamic and healthy market."

    ICANN prevents competition.
    ICANN is the damage.
    The Internet routes around damage.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    True Justice Paul Vixie Paying Randy Bush $50,000
    by Anonymous on Sunday April 03 2005, @09:19AM (#14799)
    How many times can ICANN be used to have
    Paul Vixie pay Randy Bush $50,000 to be
    a DNS Expert ?

    What is that old saying about Fools and Their Money ?
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Buried in the junk
    by watchdog on Sunday April 03 2005, @02:11PM (#14800)
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    Stories like this need to be given top priority and stay at the top of the page on this site. What ends up happening is other relatively minor stories get posted soon after and important ones like this one end up not being viewed by users. Also, like has already happened here with this story, ICANN/Verisign supporters sabotage the story by posting anonymously about side issues so the replies to the story 'die out'.

    Because of the above, this site is not really being effective in its mission as it should be.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]

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