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    Location, Location, Location - Bandwidth Matters
    by Anonymous on Friday July 29 2005, @08:59PM (#15755)
    ICANN has to keep giving the world the mushroom
    treatment by meeting in dark places and feeding
    all of the people manure.

    Imagine what would happen if people outside of
    the U.S. saw the high-speed grid network of
    low-cost consumer devices with their own IP
    address spaces and their own DNS. They might
    want that in their country and it is not going
    to happen any time soon. They have no bandwidth
    and the laws of physics prevent it. They might
    as well be on Mars.

    You have the Haves and the Have Nots. ICANN will
    clearly cater to the Have Nots. The Haves are
    too smart and avoid ICANN and route around their
    road shows and out-dated technology and policies.
    The average broadband video game user could not
    care less about ICANN, Tunisia or the UN. They
    meet on-line have voice, text and video chat and
    have all of the free names they want. They even
    have their own IP address spaces, without the
    IANA. [Note: The IANA resigned at ICANN recently,
    it must have been boring sitting around all day
    waiting to pick the next integer in a list.]
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