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    by Anonymous on Monday April 18 2005, @08:38AM (#14930)
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A623 02-2005Apr18.html

    "It's shocking because ICANN and VeriSign basically hate each other and have hated each other since [ICANN's] inception," said Milton Mueller, an information studies professor at Syracuse University and author of a book about Internet governance. "VeriSign basically had to be bludgeoned into accepting ICANN as the administrator of the domain name system, and ICANN has always been run by people fundamentally hostile to VeriSign."

    ICANN and VeriSign sure have Milton Mueller fooled.
    They do not hate each other. It is a show to
    distract the uninformed. The more people and
    companies are distracted, the less they will
    consider competing in the TLD business. If they
    do try to enter the business, they turn to
    VeriSign to run the Registry and ICANN to
    approve it. Why would ICANN approve a new TLD
    run by VeriSign if they hated them ? ICANN is
    the non-profit division of VeriSign. ICANN does
    what it is told to do. ICANN rubber stamps the
    consensus decisions, which are made elsewhere.
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