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    Milton's NAIVE Solutions are a Danger to Netizens
    by Anonymous on Wednesday August 17 2005, @07:17PM (#15956)
    Milton's NAIVE Solutions are a Danger to Netizens

    1. People see that the Internet Mafia runs the show.
    2. People don't know how, they just see the results.
    3. Milton's solution is to develop *more* processes
    that allow the Internet Mafia to hide and game
    the system.
    4. Milton's theory is that you will be able to
    watch the Internet Mafia make decisions in a
    predictable process and the Internet Mafia will
    play by some naive rules.

    What will really happen will be that people will
    be poorly educated into a false sense of security
    and will become MORE vulnerable. They will run
    around and claim that the processes protect them.
    They will cease to have a critical eye and watch
    ICANN, as has happened more and more. ICANN staff
    and budgets grow and people see less and less.
    People external to ICANN grow in numbers and
    people see less and less. People are moved further
    from a basic understanding of the technology and
    then have no idea what is happening to them.
    Do they realize their blue-tooth car devices are
    tapped ? Of course not, ICANN protects them and
    would not allow that. Do they know their hotel
    rooms are bugged and cams are streaming .XXX
    materials to watchers ? Of course not, ICANN
    would not allow that. They sleep well thinking
    that ICANN and DHS are protecting them, as their
    ATM account is emptied of cash.

    Milton's NAIVE Solutions are a Danger to Netizens
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