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    Re:Surprising call for censorship
    by Kieren McCarthy on Thursday October 06 2005, @03:26AM (#16299)
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    What rot. This is a controlled website providing authoritative news on ICANN. It is not a free-for-all. The comments section that this comment will appear in is the place for opinion.

    My irritation stemmed from the fact that a highly misleading, palpably untrue article created *entirely* from personal opinion was posted in the same manner and in the same position as normal news stories. This gave it undue prominence and, because of the reputation of this site, imbued it with unjustified credibility.

    It begins: "Perhaps only the French could come up with a plan for Internet governance that is absurd that we look to ICANN as the voice of reason. At this week’s WSIS meetings in Geneva, France pushed the European Union to propose a new Internet Governance plan."

    That isn't news or opinion, it's a simple untruth.

    I felt obliged to point this out to readers and to voice my surprise at the entire posting's appearance on ICANNWatch.

    Kieren

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