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    "government(s) perhaps shouldn't get...involved" ?
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @02:09AM (#15491)
    "government(s) perhaps shouldn't get...involved" ?

    Sounds like one of those Canadians, wanting the
    U.S. Government and all Americans to get out of
    their way, so that they can have a free ride in
    the .USA via the Internet.

    Stay tuned, .XXX **will** attract "governments" and
    real "community groups". Routers WILL now start
    filtering more and more sub-nets. Via the DNS,
    the name-servers that support .XXX can be easily

    The Internet will now have a distinct Inside
    and an Outside. Which side do you think .XXX
    will be on ? Americans will probably be happy
    with .XXX on the pot-smoking Canadian side of
    the border.

    Head on out to the ARIN-NANOG-ICANN meeting
    coming up in .LA. You will see a convergence
    of the under-world JONs selling hookers via .PRO and porn via .XXX. While you are wallowing
    in that swamp, parents will be setting up their
    filters in their new routers.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    .KIDs Were Used as Pawns By Neustar to Extend .US
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @02:42AM (#15494)
    .KIDs Were Used as Pawns By Neustar to Extend .US

    The .KIDS debate was used by Neustar to get an
    extension to the .US Registry agreement, which
    did not come via ICANN.

    All of the Neustar political manipulations have
    resulted in the free marketplace rejecting their
    services. When your roots are in Lockheed and
    U.S. government DOD hand-outs, you expect to
    dictate to the market. Consumers walk away.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    "they really don't know what they're doing."
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @03:14AM (#15497)
    "they really don't know what they're doing."

    Some would claim "they" really do know what they are doing. The Bush administration is more than happy
    to watch *Hillary's ICANN* hang itself well in
    advance of the '08 election.

    ** Ira Magaziner was the father.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    kids.us Playground Nearly Deserted ?
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @03:19AM (#15498)
    kids.us Playground Nearly Deserted ?

    Yes, .KIDS are being protected from the VIXXXIE Root

    Parents are not stupid.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Good post fnord
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @03:54AM (#15499)
    You make a good observation fnord. .kids.us is a flop for a variety of reasons, including the extreme requirements for setting up a website in the space. Let the market take its course and let's see how a voluntary program will work before trying to mandate how it should be done. Let's not be China.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    .NET Rescued From the Neustar Playground
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @05:03AM (#15501)
    .NET Rescued From the Neustar Playground

    ICANN is the .NET Registry - Contrary to the
    ICANN Bylaws and the ICANN PR Spin.

    ICANN Board Designates VeriSign to Retain Control of .NET Registry

    8 June 2005

    Marina del Rey, CA – 8 June 2005 – ICANN’s Board has named VeriSign, Inc. as the designated .NET successor registry. ICANN has also approved entering into a new agreement with VeriSign for their continued management of the .NET registry for six additional years. This announcement is the culmination of the .NET RFP and successor registry process that began on 6 March 2004 and included an independent evaluation of VeriSign and four other applicants.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    When Does the .US Contract Expire and Get Re-BID ?
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 09 2005, @09:40AM (#15512)
    When Does the .US Contract Expire and Get Re-BID ?

    A: You can hardly give .US names away at this point. .USA is more desirable
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Why .KIDS Need to Be Protected From viXXXCAN
    by Anonymous on Saturday June 25 2005, @07:13AM (#15691)

    "There is a cleverly disguised conspiracy aimed toward all ISPs that use sendmail. An organization called Vixie Enterprises, headed by founder Paul Vixie at vix.com, now effectively controls a "blackhole" list of SMTP servers that is built into new versions of sendmail, which refer directly to servers controlled by Vixie"


    Your Secretary General. Your New World Order Keepers. Your E-mail!

    Just around the time when Paul Vixie sold his M.I.B.H. (Men In Black Hats/Helicopters) company for $51M to Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. (NASDAQ:MFNX), he registered the UNNWO domains. Note that the United Nations New World Order address is the same as the one given for MAPS (Mail Abuse Prevention System) and Vixie Enterprises headquarters. Vixie's instructions for blackholed ips now flow through unnwo.net named ips.

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