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    Re: Cavebear meets stonewall
    by Anonymous on Thursday December 06 2001, @03:00PM (#3964)

    It looks like the operatives have arrived.

    No one knows who pays them or what their agenda is.

    They masquerade as people who act foolish and
    make emotional statements. The public sees this
    as dissent. Over the years, it has become clear
    that these operatives are more than random
    humans. They enter the scene from left field,
    they have a lot of information, and they help to
    derail discussions by making it look like there is
    a discussion, when in fact, their contribution to
    the discussion is useless.

    It is not clear that even the ICANN Staff (or Karl)
    has any clue where the operatives come from.
    Most people guess it is the large, well-funded
    registries. Others guess government agencies.

    One thing for sure, ICANN is not a level playing
    field and never will be.
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