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    Congratulations, Finland!
    by Anonymous on Tuesday October 30 2001, @02:05PM (#3261)
    Carl Bildt will eat your lunch and Esther will give it to him. http://www.bildt.net/

    Congratulations, Finland! Finland top all measurements of international competitiveness in the most recent international report on the subject. This year, it comes out on top of even the US.

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    Re: Who's afraid of a politician?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday October 30 2001, @02:16PM (#3264)
    From Carl Bildt
    2001-06-25:
    Global Poliy Advice
    I have taken up a position as Senior International Advisor to AG Global Solutions, which is a new venture by Akin Gump, the largest law firm in Washington DC, to offer public policy advice to major corporations. Here the press release from Akin Gump in Washington.
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    Re: Who's afraid of a politician?
    by Anonymous on Tuesday October 30 2001, @02:30PM (#3265)
    http://www.icann.org/minutes/prelim-report-22jan01.htm

    FURTHER RESOLVED [01.12], that the Mr. Carl Bildt hereby is appointed as the
    Chairman of the At Large Membership Study Committee and that Mr. Charles
    Costello and Mr. Pindar Wong hereby are appointed as Vice-Chairmen of the At
    Large Membership Study Committee;

    FURTHER RESOLVED [01.13], that the President is authorized to retain the
    services of appropriate personnel, including an Executive Director, to
    assist the At Large Membership Study Committee in its work, to cause
    appropriate announcements to be made regarding the committee, and otherwise
    to implement the committee, and is authorized, in consultation with the
    Finance Committee, to commit up to US$100,000 in funds to support the At
    Large Membership Study, pending further action of the Board at its Melbourne
    meeting.

    http://www.icann.org/minutes/prelim-report-13mar01.htm

    RESOLVED [01.21] that the President is authorized to expend funds of the
    Corporation in support of the At Large Membership Study in an amount not to
    exceed US$ 450,000 (of which US$ 100,000 has already been authorized by the
    Board) on direction of the Chair of the At Large Membership Study Committee,
    with the expectation that the Chair and members of the At Large Membership
    Study Committee will continue to expend these funds carefully in support of
    the accomplishment of the charter of that Committee.
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    www.bilderberg.org
    by Anonymous on Wednesday October 31 2001, @12:54AM (#3270)
    www.bilderberg.org

    Bilderberg - The High Priests of Globalisation - ... ... Research into The Power Elite's secretive Bilderberg Conferences and related work - from Bristol, England. ... Description: "...somebody has to take governments' place, and business seems to me to be a logical entity... Category: Society > Issues > Business www.bilderberg.org/

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    Re: Who's afraid of a politician?
    by Anonymous on Wednesday October 31 2001, @01:54AM (#3272)
    Bilderberg 2000 picture gallery
    ... Clarke MP - UK Bilderberg rep to House of Commons. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
    - somewhat reptilian! Pascal Lamy, European Commissioner. Carl Bildt, Ex PM ...
    www.bilderberg.org/2000pics.htm
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    Re: Who's afraid of a politician?
    by Anonymous on Wednesday October 31 2001, @02:12AM (#3274)
    Carl Bildt, who has participated in six meetings, says: "There are several conferences of this sort of type, where people are gathered for a concentrated discussion on subjects of acute importance. Most of the time they are carried out under what is called Chatham House rules, which means that you may use the information given - but you must never tell who have told what. This is normal.

    Bilderberg is an old and merited group. There are others which are somewhat more dynamic. Discussions may be on a variety of subjects. Last year I remember a real battle over the sanctions against Austria. I am not going to be participating this year. I have to be at the Aspen-conference instead, which has a similar purpose, in the north of Italy and at the same time", says Carl Bildt. Prophessor Anders Åslund, peace-researcher at the Carnegie Fund in Washington and previous economic advisor for the Russian government, says: "Bilderberg is a private network of influential persons from Western Europe and North America. Approximately 110 people are participating each year. The idea is to have a discussion of the world´s big economic and political issues.

    Every country has a coordinator, who is permitted to invite participants. In Sweden it has been from the beginning Marcus Wallenberg (senior) and later on, Sten Gustafsson from Saab - and now it is Percy Barnevik. Normally, small countries are allowed to have three participants, but Sweden usually has a few more. Carl Bild is admitted on an "international quota". A typical delegation is comprised of one person from industry - a businessman or a chief of a bank - one prominent politician, preferably a primeminister, a finance- or foreignminister, and some intellectual, who usually is an academic or some chief editor.
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    Re: Who's afraid of a politician?
    by Anonymous on Wednesday October 31 2001, @02:25AM (#3278)
    http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/domainname/130dftmail/Johnson.htm

    On April 28, 1998 at 9:30am, David R. Johnson, David W. Maher and
    Roger Cochetti met with Ira Magaziner, Gregory Chang and Karen Rose and
    presented the attached document, which was submitted by David Johnson and
    on behalf of David J. Farber in their individual capacities.
    drj
    david.johnson@counsel.com"
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    Vint Cerf of WorldCom; Esther Dyson of EDventure H
    by Anonymous on Wednesday October 31 2001, @02:36AM (#3280)
    http://www.aspeninst.org/c&s/ipp.html

    The 24 industry leaders in attendance included: Vint Cerf of WorldCom; Esther Dyson of EDventure Holdings; Ira Magaziner, formerly principal Internet advisor to President Clinton and Vice-President Gore; and Professor Kilnam Chon, considered by many as father of the Internet in Korea, among others. Participants are pictured and listed below.



    Final List of Participants
    Izumi Aizu
    Principal
    Asia Network Research, Inc.
    JAPAN

    Zoë Baird
    President
    The Markle Foundation

    Yochai Benkler
    Professor of Law
    School of Law
    New York University

    Ramsen V. Betfarhad
    Counsel
    House Energy & Commerce Committee
    United States House of Representatives

    Vint Cerf
    Senior Vice President
    Internet Architecture and Technology
    WorldCom

    Kilnam Chon
    Professor
    Computer Science Department
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science
    Technology
    REPUBLIC OF KOREA

    Adam Ciongoli
    Counselor to the Attorney General
    United States Department of Justice

    Roger Cochetti
    Senior Vice President for Policy
    VeriSign

    Esther Dyson
    Chief Executive Officer
    EDventure Holdings, Inc.

    Charles M. Firestone
    Executive Director
    Communications and Society Program
    The Aspen Institute

    Link Hoewing
    Assistant Vice President
    Internet and Technology Issues
    Verizon Communications

    David R. Johnson
    Partner
    Wilmer, Cutler, & Pickering

    Erez Kalir
    Rapporteur

    Stephanie Keller-Bottom
    Director
    Innovent
    Nokia
    Tara Lemmey
    Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    LENS Ventures
    and
    Founder and Chairman
    Psoom, Inc.

    Mark MacCarthy
    Senior Vice President
    Public Policy
    VISA U.S.A., Inc.
    Ira Magaziner
    President
    SJS, Incorporated

    Elliot Maxwell
    Director
    Internet Policy Project
    and
    Senior Fellow
    Communications and Society Program
    The Aspen Institute

    Lori McLean
    Vice President
    Events and EBC Centers
    Nortel Networks

    David Nassef
    Vice President
    Federal Relations
    Pitney Bowes, Inc.

    T. Michael Nevens
    Managing Director
    High Tech Practice
    McKinsey & Company, Inc.

    Niels Christian Nielsen
    President and CEO
    Catenas, Ltd.
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Clay Shirky
    Writer and Consultant

    James B. Steinberg
    Vice President
    and
    Director
    Foreign Policy Studies
    The Brookings Institution

    Keith Teare
    CEO and Founder
    Real Names Corporation

    Paul Verhoef
    Acting Head of Unit
    International Aspects
    DG Information Society
    European Commission

    William Whyman
    President
    The Precursor Group

    Staff:

    Lisa Dauernheim
    Program Coordinator
    Communications and Society Program
    The Aspen Institute

    Amanda Mills
    Research Assistant
    Communications and Society Program
    The Aspen Institute
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