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    Re: Wrong
    by RFassett on Wednesday September 11 2002, @11:25AM (#9170)
    User #3226 Info | http://www.enum.info
    "That is to say, in my opinion, New.net cannot be trusted...."

    Then do not buy their products.

    "If all alternative registries were fashioned after IOD, I would be more inclined to yank the power away from ICANN."

    It's really not about yanking power away. ICANN is the entity that has been empowered to "fashion" technical compliance in a way that can "foster" competition at the top level. It is not about yanking away this power, but everything about ICANN acting upon a core function for its very existence. Understanding its motivations for NOT doing so is the issue.

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    Re: Wrong
    by RFassett on Wednesday September 11 2002, @12:01PM (#9173)
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    so what are we talking about here, the ability for an entity to embed a plug-in via download or ICANN fashioning technical registry requirements towards fostering competition at the top level? I really do not see where the two are in any way related.....other than the fact that because ICANN has continued to neglect the latter a party has chosen the former in the "DNS" arena.
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    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday September 11 2002, @12:24PM (#9176)
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    I've never heard Ray stand up for new.net. I still haven't. You were stupid, you bought some of their names in the hope of reselling them and it didn't work out. Too bad, so sad, but get over it. I installed their plugin the day they came out on one box out of curiousity and it worked flawlessly for a year (as a computer programmer a version 1.0 which does that is way impressive), when I downloaded a new version from download.com for further testing it fscked up my machine but that was my choice. Go buy some .ws names, they'll resolve without a plugin, and you still won't sell any. -g
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