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    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
    (June 1999 - March 2001)

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    Sounds like my RFR from 1999
    by KarlAuerbach on Thursday March 16 2006, @05:18PM (#16641)
    User #3243 Info | http://www.cavebear.com/
    In 1999 I made a similar request for reconsideration.

    ICANN did, as ICANN always did, rejected it without answering the substance.

    See Request For Reconsideration 99-4 [icann.org]

    I subsequently filed a request for independent review - but guess where that ended up? Nowhere. That's because ICANN couldn't even get its act together to form its independent review body!

    And now we have ICANN's "ombudsman" who seems to think that all of this stuff is outside of his bailiwick.
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    Bret and CFIT
    by Anonymous on Thursday March 16 2006, @05:25PM (#16642)
    Bret announced this week that his law firm, including him, have been hired by CFIT. So, there goes his objectivity.

    Is anyone in ICANN free of conflict?

    What a cesspool.

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    not so fast
    by Anonymous on Thursday March 16 2006, @08:11PM (#16643)
    well, before everyone starts holding hands singing praise to one another, how about you all individually weigh in on this Board opinion and see how long you all line up together:

    "we firmly believe that ICANN is not equipped to be a price regulator"

    I mean that's what it's about right? Not about "how" this decision was arrived at, but the decision itself...so now its all about lining up the troops, circling the wagons, us against them, the majority is being ignored facade, we told you so, public outcry, we are united against the evil empire...all for the little guy...sure, sure it is...wake up academia and realize when you are being used like a pawn.

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