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    Re: Hmmmm
    by Anonymous on Friday October 12 2001, @11:22AM (#2844)
    Their supporters didn't do them any favors? What in the devil is that supposed to mean?!? It more or less implies that IOD's many supporters somehow painted IOD in a bad light. How in the world could strong support be construed as a bad thing? I would suggest that at least some of the attention given to ICANN and IOD by congress resulted directly from people who refused to sit idly by and watch the biggest Internet screwing ever take place.

    Perhaps in ICANN-land things work differently, but when a company has that kind of support from people who have no particular need to support it, it speaks volumes about the integrity of the company and the product(s) offered.

    1 percent of the useful content? If you take away all of the pro-IOD posts from the ICANN message board, you are left mostly with unintelligible ramblings. Not all, but most.

    Perhaps all those pro-IOD posts didn't help IOD's standing with ICANN, but from where I am sitting, anything that would piss off that great symbol of ineptness is fine by me.

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    • Re: Hmmmm by fnord Friday October 12 2001, @12:42PM
      • Re: Hmmmm by Anonymous Friday October 12 2001, @01:15PM
        • Re: Hmmmm by fnord Friday October 12 2001, @07:22PM
          • Re: Hmmmm by Anonymous Friday October 12 2001, @07:28PM
            • Re: Hmmmm by fnord Friday October 12 2001, @08:21PM
    Re: Hmmmm
    by Anonymous on Friday October 12 2001, @11:39AM (#2846)
    True, some posters were embarrassing. So were many of the detractors -- so if any of this means anything, I imagine it evens itself out.

    Most of the embarrassing posts were embarrassing for inept grammar or for a degree of redundancy. Still others were not altogether eloquent.

    However, I think very few were offensive, though many were filled with apparent frustration and a degree of anger.

    Can you blame them, though? IOD has been ignored and maligned by some in ICANN and by some others. It gets aggrivating after awhile and sometimes it's hard for a person to reply to fire with grace.

    Afilias and NeuLevel represent many of the existing TLD players -- Verisign and the like. I think it's time for ICANN to let *real* competition enter the game. IOD is new in that regard -- yet it is experienced and established, with it's track-record and infrastructure already in place.

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    • Re: Hmmmm by Anonymous Sunday October 14 2001, @09:14AM
      • Re: Hmmmm by Anonymous Sunday October 14 2001, @10:59PM

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