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    Registrar vs. Registrar Mud Wrestling on ICANN.TV
    by Anonymous on Monday October 31 2005, @06:07AM (#16381)
    From day-one, ICANN was designed by-lawyers
    for-lawyers. It is all designed around revenue,
    taxing the revenue streams, and then pitting the
    winners against each other.

    It is a common game for governments and lawyers.
    The participants forget they are being
    manipulated and used as the entertainment.

    Registrar vs. Registrar Mud Wrestling on ICANN.TV

    The invitation was sent to the Registrars list as an invitation to Registrars. This is of course a public list and some may feel that it is then appropriate to attend these calls without announcing themselves, and to record them without informing the participants that they are being recorded.

    Some of you may not have a problem with that. I do. IMHO, *ALL* participants on these calls should be announced. And *ALL* pariticipants should be informed whether or not such call is going to be recorded, or otherwise become part of some public record. Brett was on both calls. I don't know about the second call, but he neither announced himself or informed anyone, including the ICANN staff, that the call was being recorded.

    To complain about ICANN conducting itself in a transparent manner on one hand, and then support the secret recording of conversations on the other seems a little disingenuous to me.
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    Re:Registrar vs. Registrar Mud Wrestling on ICANN.
    by jberryhill on Tuesday November 01 2005, @04:30AM (#16389)
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    You have it backwards. *NOT* making the events of meetings public is a step in the direction of lack of transparencey.

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