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    Who's the fruitcake with too much time on their ha
    by kodo (binaryloop@nospam.yahoo.com) on Tuesday October 16 2001, @07:22PM (#2976)
    User #21 Info | http://www.paradigm.nu/icann
    If you look at the previous 10 or so comments they all seem to be from the same person.

    Maybe someone like Dave Crocker who was angry because everyone in the world (except Kent and his ICANN buddies) was against him.

    What better way to make yourself feel better and the ICANN board (full of crooks) look better? Go to ICANNWatch and post a bunch of anonymous messages pretending to all be for the ICANN Board!

    When is the last time that you saw this many pro-ICANN supporters post in one place? How many people who read ICANNWatch are against Karl?

    Puhleeeeeeze.
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    Re: Who Represents Whom?
    by 300baud (service at evesnetwork dot com) on Wednesday June 13 2001, @05:16PM (#842)
    User #2869 Info | http://www.evesnetwork.com
    Messrs. Auerbach and Mueller-Maguhn should resign from the ICANN Board.

    I really hope that's meant as humor, at least I find it as funny.

    Yes, the two appear to be black sheep who refuse to follow blindly. That's a *GOOD* thing. Leadership requires that you think for yourself.

    What value is representation in a pseudo government when the representatives don't listen to the voices of the people they are supposed to represent?

    Does having a puppet committee legitimize turning over control of the Internet to a dictatorship?

    You decide! The freedom you lose will be your own.

    300baud
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    Re: Who Represents Whom?
    by kodo (binaryloop@nospam.yahoo.com) on Wednesday June 13 2001, @06:58PM (#844)
    User #21 Info | http://www.paradigm.nu/icann
    1) What does this prove? Obviously you spent some time looking this up and creating these links. But, for what purpose? What are you trying to say?

    2) What about you? Who do you represent? (Anonymous users on message boards everywhere?)

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    Re: Who Represents Whom?
    by kodo (binaryloop@nospam.yahoo.com) on Wednesday June 13 2001, @07:12PM (#845)
    User #21 Info | http://www.paradigm.nu/icann
    Why? Please list some good reasons why you think they should resign. (I know that I shouldn't feed trolls like this.)

    But, I counter your statement by saying that all of the Board Squatters (Fitzsimmons, Kraiijenbrink, Murai and Wilson) should immediately step down and resign their positions instead! Karl and Andy have more of a right to be there than any of them.

    The squatters were originally supposed to serve for a 1 year interim (ie: temporary, non-permanent, transient) position. But, that has been extended indefinitely now. None of the citizens of the US would tolerate a publically elected official who refused to step down after their term had expired! It is outrageous!

    I know that you are probably just trolling for an angry response. But, I don't understand why everyone just skips over the fact that we have 4 Board Members who have openly broke the By-Laws and continue to spit in the face of justice! These squatters should be asked to resign by entire Internet community! (or, the US Department of Commerce if need be)

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