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    Re:I'd agree if there were not an artificial scarc
    by Anonymous on Friday June 03 2005, @06:11PM (#15438)
    Objecting to the addition of a new TLD on the grounds that there is an "artifical scarcity" of TLDs does not seem entirely consistent. Could it be that by adding a lightning-rod TLD such as this one, that addition of others will seem passe' by comparison?

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    ICANN Will Now Use The XXX Outrage to SLOW TLDs
    by Anonymous on Friday June 03 2005, @06:23PM (#15439)
    ICANN Will Now Use The XXX Outrage to SLOW TLDs

    ICANN will do anything to prevent serious
    competition for their Verisign funder.

    ICANN was pressured into .XXX by Board members
    such as Michael Palage who has been paid large
    sums of money by Jason Hendeles, the Toronto
    money behind .XXX

    ICANN will NOT listen to people's reasons but
    will use the .XXX outrage to SLOW TLDs even more.
    People like Cerf, Crocker and Klensin have this
    really strange mind-set that if people are
    complaining that they are doing their job well.

    The bottom line is that ICANN does what it
    wants and creates spin to cover their tracks.
    Look at what Vinton Cerf and Bernie Ebbers pulled
    at Worldcom and how they covered that up. There
    is no limit to what someone like Cerf will do.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    On Artificial Scarcity, Registrars, Etc.
    by Anonymous on Saturday June 04 2005, @05:21AM (#15442)
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