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    Re:Update – .NET RFP Process
    by Anonymous on Tuesday April 26 2005, @03:41PM (#14980)
    "ICANN entered into intensive and speedy negotiations with VeriSign, the top-ranked applicant, based upon the previously posted form of agreement. ICANN and VeriSign have reached agreement in principle on all substantive terms."

    What part of "reached agreement in principle" don't you understand ?

    Agreement was reached before the rebid charade.
    Verisign had no intention of giving up .NET.
    What is amazing is the number of suckers that
    still tossed hundreds of thousands of dollars
    down the drain.

    Anyone for another look-see at .WEB ? for $50,000 ? Line up, the lawyers will gladly take your money.
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    Re:Update – .NET RFP Process by Anonymous
    Re:Update – .NET RFP Process
    by Fergie on Tuesday April 26 2005, @06:52PM (#14983)
    User #4118 Info | http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/
    What do you think I am, some noob moron who doesn't do his homework? Who has no history in this business? Someone who easily buys into conspiracy theories? Get real. If you knew me, you'd slap your own self.

    While things smell shitty in the whole state of backroom politics, I do not for one minute believe that there is soome grand conspiriacy theory at work here. Ignorance on some level? Perhaps.

    Sir, you should know who you are dealing with when you address them.

    And stop hiding in the shadows.

    - ferg
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    Re:Update – .NET RFP Process
    by Anonymous on Wednesday April 27 2005, @06:30AM (#14999)
    The operative word is "Process". ICANN is now
    under new management. The leveraged buy-out is
    now complete. The lawyers have now self-appointed
    themselves to be judges. [Note how judges never
    reveal that they are lawyers in robes.] With
    the ICANN Supreme Court now being formed, the
    "process" boils down to something judges and
    lawyers thrive on...scheduling...

    It now becomes a "process" of grinding out the
    court dates and the annual court calendar.

    http://gnso.icann.org/mailing-lists/archives/counc il/msg00901.html
    "In accordance with ICANN Bylaw Article III, Section 4 please find the agenda
    for ICANN's next scheduled board meeting, see
    http://www.icann.org/minutes/index.html. Please also note the remaining
    balance of currently scheduled Board meetings for the 2005 calendar year. I
    would like to offer a special thanks for the Secretary, John Jeffery, for
    this effort."
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