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    "Transfer of Authority" ?
    by Anonymous on Sunday May 01 2005, @04:58PM (#15047)
    "Transfer of Authority" ?

    Let's see, Milton, Michael and Bob make up a
    thing called FooBar. It claims to be the authority
    for all ASNs not allocated. FooBar, Inc. then
    gets ICANN to "transfer authority" of all
    un-allocated ASNs. Where did ICANN get the
    authority to transfer the authority ? Details,
    details. ICANN posts a notice for their buddies
    Milton, Michael and Bob. It costs them nothing.
    They get a little kick-back under the table.

    Then FooBar, Inc. keeps telling everyone they
    are the authority for all ASNs. They then
    transfer the authority of large blocks of ASNs
    to unsuspecting Africans. Soon, the trail back
    to ICANN becomes very blurred. The Africans
    now claim to be the authority for that block
    of ASNs. They then sucker another group into
    another level of the pyramid.

    All this for a silly unique 16-bit number ? ...talk about FooBar
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    AfriNIC is Really Just Bill and Randy and Smoke
    by Anonymous on Monday May 02 2005, @06:23AM (#15053)
    AfriNIC is Really Just Bill and Randy and Smoke

    NRO of course is just Alex, Ray, Paul and Jon.

    Alex uses the alias Axel to confuse people.
    Jon goes by John.

    They all have David cook the books.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]


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