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    "something more resembling the described US Gov"
    by Anonymous on Friday April 08 2005, @05:30PM (#14854)
    "something more resembling the described US Government methodology"

    You apparently do not understand how the
    Internet Society works. They use the U.S.
    Government as a source of funding when it
    is convienant and eschew any government
    involvement when they want to sell their
    brand of governance. It is all done with
    double-speak.

    Did you miss the way they smoothly moved .EDU to the right insiders ?
    Did you miss how .ORG funding was put in
    their pocket ? Have you missed how they
    have taxed .NET names without any government
    input ?

    They view that their process has been a
    huge success. It sure pays for a lot of
    people to fly around to huge parties. Don't
    miss the next big bash in Orlando, Florida.
    The Postel Workers Labor Union Bosses will
    be there in great numbers. Where your Union
    pins on your lapels.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    "something more resembling the described US Gov" by Anonymous


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