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    Reconsideration request: ICANN's "Authoritative Root" paper | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 7 comments | Search Discussion
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    I've got serious concerns about ICANNwatch...
    by Anonymous on Wednesday August 08 2001, @03:49PM (#1719)

    I've got serious concerns about ICANNwatch and some of the other folks out there. I don't in fact expect ICANNwatch to get any significant portion of viewer's time in the foreseeable future.

    ICANNwatch is clearly aimed at making it look like
    someone is watching ICANN, when in fact, there is
    no need to watch ICANN, ICANN is irrelevant, and
    any attention paid to ICANN feeds the ICANN
    machine, which appears to be partly the goal of
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: Reconsideration request: ICANN's
    by DannyYounger on Wednesday August 08 2001, @04:20PM (#1720)
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    I fully support this reconsideration request.

    ICP-3 was issued without the necessary bottom-up process, without any public comment, without General Assembly consensus, without constituency input, without Names Council evaluation, and without full informed participation by ICANN's Board.

    Danny Younger
    Chair, General Assembly -- DNSO
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: Reconsideration request: ICANN's
    by sergio on Thursday August 09 2001, @12:02AM (#1726)
    User #27 Info
    Both points can be meaningful. On the one hand it's interesting to see the reconsideration request procedure working again, until now we haven't got much results from this instrument even if it COULD be a very usefull one. On the other hand there's here a procedure point that touches the way ICANN has acted, both relating the consensus policy and the substance of the ICP-3 policy itself.
    Even if it is hard to expect much results from the *request*, I support it.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: Reconsideration request: ICANN's
    by Anonymous on Thursday August 09 2001, @04:05AM (#1735)

    All the ICANN Staffers care about are their $250,000 per year salaries, and the international travel perks.

    They have to do almost nothing between meetings,
    except plan their next trip.

    The legal work is out-sourced at $250,000 a month.

    The real work is out-sourced to volunteers, who are
    foolish enough to waste their time. The learn, and
    fall by the way-side, or become staffers.

    The people who keep the entire sham going are the
    Registrars and of course Verisign.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: Reconsideration request: ICANN's
    by Anonymous on Thursday August 09 2001, @04:31AM (#1738)
    Reconsideration request: International "Authoritative Traffic light system"

    Why do we need one standard for traffic lights I ask. Each town should have the right to pick the any colors they want. This ammounts to nothing more than big goverment and business imposing rules on the public.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]

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