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    Re: Esther Dyson on ICANN Reform
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Monday June 17 2002, @11:17AM (#7231)
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    "The trouble is that despite some early successes, ICANN suffers from a flawed decision-making structure and lacks adequate staffing and funding."

    Translation: The trouble is that even though I am claiming that I did stellar work early on, once I left, ICANN just completely collapsed.

    Ester Dyson has no shame.

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    Re: Esther Dyson on ICANN Reform
    by Anonymous on Monday June 17 2002, @11:38AM (#7232)

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    Re: Esther Dyson on ICANN Reform
    by Anonymous on Monday June 17 2002, @03:59PM (#7233)
    Esther Dyson cares not about the internet, but rather trying to convince anyone who will listen that she is relevant.

    If the Wall Street Journal is ignorant enough about E.D.'s tenure as ICANN chair to provide her with valuable op-ed space in their newspaper, then it says alot about how a famous newspaper doesn't bother to stay on top of current events, as well as history.

    Esther Dyson spearheaded what are proving to be the worst decisions in internet history, including the enabling of wholesale fraud by "stakeholders" against domain name consumers.
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    Re: Esther Dyson on ICANN Reform
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 18 2002, @03:24AM (#7243)
    Esther Dyson fought against consumer representation within ICANN. She preferred perpetuating the monopolies of the "stakeholders". She is one of the main reasons we all suffer(ed) at the hands Versign/NSI.

    But you've got to hand it to her, she's like the teflon politician, the consequences of her bad decisions don't stick to her.
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    Re: Esther Dyson on ICANN Reform
    by Anonymous on Tuesday June 18 2002, @05:06AM (#7244)
    Esther Dyson? She's both old and old news.
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    Then Gene Marsh/Diebold must be mega-powerless!
    by Anonymous on Thursday June 20 2002, @05:58AM (#7318)
    If ICANN is "weak and powerless", then the companies bashed, belittled, and judged by Esther The Molester (molest: to annoy, disturb, or persecute esp. with hostile intent or injurious effect), back in November 2000, in Marina del Rey, must be boiling over her latest diatribe.

    Remember one TLD applicant had the nerve to exceed the 2 or 3 minute comment time limit provided to TLD applicants who ponied-up 50 G's each. That applicant complained about the process, and the lack of due-process. That applicant, Gene Marsh from Diebold, deserved more respect (and due-process), as did all of the losing TLD applicants.

    Esther Dyson was responsible for spawning Afilias, the registry which so miserably handles the .info gTLD. The biggest new TLD since .com, and Esther hands it to the biggest screwup. She handed it to fraudsters, charletons, crooks, cheats etc., and that just covers Afilias Director(s)!

    It's amazing what a crock of sh-t she spews. Try telling the rejected, worthy TLD applicants ICANN was "weak and powerless", after they bore the full brunt of Esther's Silver Hammer.
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