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    Re:! Time for US to be allowed to play on their ow
    by Anonymous on Monday October 24 2005, @08:29AM (#16328)
    If you have your feet on U.S.-controlled soil and
    your assets tied up in U.S.-controlled legal
    structures and your packets flowing thru
    U.S.-controlled cyberspace, you have may think
    you have freedom, privacy and security but that
    is not the case.

    Do you have freedom to camp and fish ? Nope

    Do you have freedom to trade (buy and sell) with neighbors ? Nope [Note: In some places you can
    not even have a garage sale without a permit and
    other places it is not allowed at all.]

    Bits are bits, they will be recorded, analyzed,
    shared with insiders, etc. Control is the
    operative word. The legal community controls
    everything and people see that and walk away.

    You are correct that Vinton Cerf did not invent
    the Internet, he is a U.S. DOD-DARPA shill in a
    cheap three-piece suit.

    As for TBL, he came into the picture very late.
    Unfortunately, some people think the Internet
    was started in the late 90s when ISPs appeared.

    When the new wireless hits in the next 12 months
    a new round of ISPs will emerge. THEY may be
    viewed as inventing the Internet 10 years from
    now. They certainly see how not to do it, thanks
    to Cerf and ICANN.
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    Re:! Time for US to be allowed to play on their ow by Anonymous
    Re:! Time for US to be allowed to play on their ow
    by Anonymous on Saturday November 05 2005, @01:03PM (#16415)
    Hi Anon,
    Mostly correct! The REAL owners and controllers of the feet on US soil, and may I add control across may nations soils are the following in priority.
    1, The Energy "Lobby"
    Big Oil suppliers, and big energy consumers businesses, car manufacturers etc do not want to see any paradigm shifts from status quo.

    If you do a little home work you'll find that there are many many instances of people being murdered for driving in a direction likely to conflict with big business revenue.
    "electric vehicle research group" in Australia, all had mysterious accidents and the two vehicles they had constructed disappeared.
    “Water vehicle research group” in the UK, also met with mysterious accidents.
    “Zero point energy engine” in the US, project closed down, lab equipment removed and inventors advised to go do something else.

    Those now working in this area are doing so under extreme secrecy.

    2, Pharmaceuticals.
    They currently control 50% of media advertising.
    Very much in control of medial hype and hysteria, take the bird flu for example.
    Now trying to take control of natural remedies.
    The Pharmaceuticals’ attack is a joint US German strategic initiative, basically is killing people in the interests of profit. Their overall aim is to have everybody on lifetime prescription drugs, have zero interest in people’s good health. Healthy people are bad for business, bad for stock holders.
    Stimulate major investments through charities and then direct the funds to research that will produce zero results. Have you ever wondered why there are so many different Cancer research charities in the US alone, would it not make sense for there to be one research group? Research not really necessary as cancer cures have been around for years, but why let that spoil the Chemo revenue averaging $35k per patient.

    SO WHATS THIS GOT TO DO WITH ICANN I hear you mutter.

    Ironically, it’s the Internet that has provided the communications vehicle that has pulled together the information on efforts to do the right thing. In fact, it’s a revolution potentially against all those companies above.

    The major lobby groups do not want to see success in these area, so they have to support the US control of this vital resource, so that they can practice censorship if and more likely when they need too.

    ICANN really is a little pimple on the surface; it’s the iceberg below it that’s really the concern. American Freedom! God bless America, clearly less freedom that many other countries.
    This is why to maintain freedom across national boundaries, control of “an” internet communications network must be freed from single government control.
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