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    Re: Touton on whether charters matter
    by Anonymous on Tuesday November 13 2001, @05:07AM (#3680)
    Seriously.... this is like Geraldo Rivera proving for the upteenth time that OJ really murdered Nicole Simpson. Surprise, surprise... ICANN is going to hand out the goodies to its friends no matter what is written in black and white anywhere. Marilyn Cade's overwhelming ambition will never stop her from using her employer's clout to make her feel important and wise. Eventually, the current round of downsizing will leave her out on the curb, and neither ICANN nor the recycling truck will have any interest in what she has to say.

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    Re: Touton on whether charters matter
    by dpf (dpf@ihug.co.nz) on Tuesday November 13 2001, @10:35PM (#3688)
    User #2770 Info | http://www.kiwiblog.co.nz/
    It is good to have had clarification from ICANN as to what their stance is but disappointing that they refuse to take any responsibility at all for constituencies thay they personally approved.

    Jon has articulated well the lack of logic behind this decision. Now that it is official that ICANN will not interfere no matter how flagrantly constituencies break their own charters it will be interesting to observe how this may affect constituency behaviour.

    If one day we do get get an individual's constituency it will be great to be on the interim Executive because according to ICANN one could expel all other members of the constituency and appoint yourselves as Names Council members for life.

    DPF
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