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    Why America.ONLINE is Not in the DNS (Yet)
    by Anonymous on Sunday May 01 2005, @05:42PM (#15049)
    Why America.ONLINE is Not in the DNS (Yet)

    http://www.opensecrets.org/bush/cabinet/cabinet.po well.asp

    "As a civilian, Colin Powell served on two corporate boards: Gulfstream Aerospace and America Online (which later merged with Time Warner). Gulfstream Aerospace makes specialty jets for Hollywood movie stars and for foreign governments, like Kuwait and Saudi Arabia—two countries Powell got to know well in his role as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the Persian Gulf War. The company was bought out by defense contractor General Dynamics in 1999. The former general also earned a windfall when AOL merged with Time Warner in 2001. His stock in the company reportedly increased in value by $4 million, although the stock of both companies plummeted within a few years of the deal. Powell’s son, Michael, was the only commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission who advocated letting the AOL-Time Warner deal go through without scrutiny. President Bush eventually named Michael Powell chairman of the FCC."
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