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    Re: ENUM: Parsing Hype From Hope
    by Anonymous on Thursday October 10 2002, @06:25AM (#9689)
    from the article:

    ".....the prudent deployment of ENUM services will require a global strategy that directly confronts the latent ills of a managed or regulatory monopoly in a manner that does not thwart the potential for further wide-spread innovation in communication services."

    just for the record, ICANN claims not to be a regulatory entity...that it receives its powers through cooperative contract agreement.

    Ray
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    Re: ENUM: Parsing Hype From Hope
    by Anonymous on Friday October 11 2002, @03:44AM (#9698)
    Ray, I am certainly aware of what ICANN contends it is, but the part of my article you quoted was not solely directed toward ICANN. The "latent ills of a managed or regulatory monoploy" refers to the downside of having a single Registry (a monopoly) operate the ENUM TLD regardless of whether the "power" over the Registry is private sector managed or regulatory (meaning inherently governmental).
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