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    ICANN is Just Trying to Re-Position Itself
    by Anonymous on Thursday May 12 2005, @06:45PM (#15219)
    These are classic legal tactics from the ICANN
    legal machine. ICANN is making you look like a fool.
    You are "sport" for ICANN's lawyers.

    ICANN is Just Trying to Re-Position Itself

    When ICANN was started, it was portrayed as being
    on the (harmless) front-end, market-trial, stage
    of the industry. ICANN was portrayed as an
    experiment to get it under the radar of the U.S.

    Now that ICANN has hundreds of millions of
    dollars flowing in every year, it will attempt
    to re-position itself. It will convert to being
    like a venture capital company, funding the
    next wave of Internet billionaires. People will
    be lining up at the door.

    With this new posture, ICANN now has to be more
    careful and only invest when they know they can
    rig the game to allow their player to win.
    Nothing can be left to chance or market forces.
    ICANN can also not allow anyone to watch how
    they operate.

    ICANN is Just Trying to Re-Position Itself.
    Stay tuned, it may not be long and ICANN will
    be singing the praises of how THEY (or Vint
    Cerf) invented the .WEB TLD along with Hillary.
    Ambler and IOD will be referred to in past
    tense, as part of the market-trial phase which
    happened a long long time ago.

    Remember, lawyers only deal in three dimensions.
    Time, Power ($) and Information. They do not
    care about the truth or ethics or any other
    details to get in their way.

    Watch out for the ICANN Steam-Roller, as it
    re-positions to make a lot of insiders very
    very rich.
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