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    Re:$40,000,000 to Buy Out (Off) ICANN and End It A
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 07 2005, @07:13PM (#15489)
    If every .COM owner donates $1 they could
    collectively pay to make ICANN go away.

    Maybe for $1 a .COM owner could buy ICANN-repellant
    [insurance] ? The ICANN insiders could agree to
    never mess with .COM, as they have done with .NET.

    Think how much could have been saved if Verisign
    had stood up years ago and said NO to ICANN.

    Now Verisign is faced with the .COM Re-Bid.
    They already lost .NET to ICANN. They can bet
    that ICANN and the ISOC will not rest until
    Verisign is driven out of business. Now would
    be the time to pay a price and make ICANN go
    away. The ISOC of course is really happy with
    their .ORG cash-cow, thanks to Uncle Vint.
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