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    Amadeu Abril i Abril
    by Anonymous on Saturday September 24 2005, @07:01AM (#16239)
    Amadeu Abril i Abril

    Amadeu Abril i Abril teaches European Union Law, Competition Law, and IT Law at ESADE Law School, Ramon Llull University (a private University based in Barcelona). He also is an attorney-at-law specialising in distribution contracts, competition law and IT law. He was admitted to the Barcelona Bar in 1985, where he currently serves as Secretary to its Competition Law & Policy Section. Between 1986 and 1988 he worked at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition Policy.

    His private practice has been significantly reduced since 1997, as he has been acting as a consultant on Internet and e-commerce affairs to a number of European companies, most notably as Legal & Policy Advisor to Nominalia Internet SL, a domain-name registrar. He has been and is also involved in a number of pro-bono Net-related initiatives, such as BCNet, a local community network; a pioneering project on electronic democracy (http://bcnet.upc.es/democ.htm); and the domini .ct campaign, a 7000+ adherents strong campaign seeking the recognition of a TLD aimed for the Catalan-speaking cultural community. He has been specially involved in all the DNS reform process that eventually has brought ICANN into existence. He was elected to the gTLD-MoU Policy Oversight Committee. He was a member of the DNSO Names Council representing the Registrars Constituency until his selection for the ICANN Board of Directors, and co-chaired DNSO Working Group A on uniform dispute resolution policy.

    Amadeu Abril i Abril obtained his law degree from the University of Barcelona in 1985, and continued his legal education in different post-graduate and research programs at the Centre Européen Universtaire of the University of Nancy II (France), the Institut d’Études Européenes of the Free University Brussels (Belgium) and the European University Institute at Florence (Italy).

    Amadeu was selected for the ICANN Board by the Domain Name Supporting Organization to a term starting at the 1999 annual meeting and expiring 26 June 2003.
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    Jeff Williams AKA Eric Brunner-Williams
    by Anonymous on Saturday September 24 2005, @07:15AM (#16240)
    Jeff Williams AKA Eric Brunner-Williams

    A well-known DOD operative [spook] who floats in
    and out of the Northern Virginia hallways. A major
    member [thug] of the Postel Workers Labor Union
    the ISOC Taliban and The Big Lie Society. Helped
    to strong-arm .BIZ to Lockheed-Martin insiders
    and of course his pockets.
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    Fat.CAT Vintoon Cerf and the .CATalog TLD & Go
    by Anonymous on Sunday September 25 2005, @04:46AM (#16248)
    Fat.CAT Vintoon Cerf and the .CATalog TLD & Google

    The .CATalog TLD has been widely used for a long
    time. Anyone that thinks it has anything to do
    with some charade or sham in Spain is really out
    of touch with reality. That is just the covert
    cover story to get it under the radar and past
    ICANN's clueless staff and Board.

    You can bet that Google, Eric Schmidt and Vinton
    Cerf plan to make a lot of money from the
    .CATalog TLD.
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