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    Re: noisey, U.S. centric views
    by jamyang on Tuesday October 08 2002, @12:28AM (#9623)
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    private parties set up cooperative, alternate roots and ICANN calls this an unstable act. A sovereign country hijacks DNS within its borders and ICANN has a meeting there.

    That's certainly one point i'm making.

    ICANN has a duty (inferring an expertise) to become involved in the content regulation of a sovereign country?

    ICANN has a duty to not become involved in content regulation - available evidence suggests that China is using DNS to control access to cotent, ICANN has a duty to respond.

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    Re: noisey, U.S. centric views by jamyang
    Re: noisey, U.S. centric views
    by Anonymous on Tuesday October 08 2002, @03:24AM (#9627)
    "ICANN has a duty to respond"

    A duty to who? Please explain who you think this duty is for. i.e. mainland Chinese community? American businesses? The world community that believe in democratic processes? Who is this duty for?

    Secondly, do you mean the bottom-up, consensus based ICANN entity - ideals not recognized by China - has such duty? or do you mean Joe Sims, Louis Touton, Stuart Lynn, Vint Cerf, ICANN staff have such duty? Exactly which "people", "processes" or "constituencies" as proposed by the ERC have such expertise to carry out this "duty"?
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