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    Re: Time to Organize
    by Anonymous on Thursday October 03 2002, @12:24AM (#9515)
    Why? Do you believe that ISOC/Afilias will reject the contract from ICANN - so NeuStar is next in the queue, or will they fail at trying to move .org from Veri$ign, either effectively or in the time alloted?
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    Re: Time to Organize by Anonymous
    Re: Time to Organize
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Thursday October 03 2002, @07:42AM (#9530)
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    I don't know how they would play it out, though at a guess it would be done in such a way that neither ISOC/Afilias nor ICANN lose face. Indeed, if the BoD was to say: we thank the staff and etc. for all their hard work but due to this and that we feel that NeuStar is superior then they look independent and wise (I can even see them playing Solomon and spreading it around) and would actually gain face. Of course how it plays out in reality and how ICANN plays it for public consumption are always two different things.

    For now I've hidden a timestamped short explanation nearby for why I think it will happen, just so I can say I told you so. I've got a submission for ICANNWatch half-written about it and may get to it in advance of the awarding. Or I may wait to see if I'm wrong, and then publish if not, there's only so many hours in the day and my last submission to ICANNWatch is still somewhere in the queue. -g

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