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    Re: When Consensus Doesn't Matter, and What Does
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Monday July 15 2002, @09:05AM (#7867)
    User #3240 Info | http://www.icannwatch.org/
    What a fantastic essay! It conclusively demonstrates that the number of angels that can dance on the head of a pin is indeed 14! ICANN should call this consensus and move forward immediately!

    ++Peter
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    Re: When Consensus Doesn't Matter, and What Does
    by GeorgeK on Tuesday July 16 2002, @10:16AM (#7904)
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    J. Beckwith Burr is an attorney for SnapNames apparently, see:

    http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-transfer/Arc00/msg00333.html

    so that kind of document is very predictable coming from them, as the WLS debate reaches its crescendo.

    A SnapNames "partner" bucked from the pack, and came out against WLS today. See:

    http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-transfer/Arc00/msg00370.html
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    Re: When Consensus Doesn't Matter, and What Does
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Monday July 15 2002, @11:01AM (#7876)
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    I read the submission as an explanation/excuse for why many of those occurred. The problem is that those decisions were billed as consensus based at the time, and it was the BoD and Staff throwing the term around. -g
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    Re: Equally Important
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Monday July 15 2002, @03:49PM (#7881)
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    Much as Afilias' obvious corruption is offtopic regarding a proper definition of consensus, it shows exactly how that undefined consensus was spun on the public by the ICANN BoD, Staff, and insiders. There was supposed consensus for a limited number of new TLDs (in fact there was no such thing). From that artificial scarcity insiders were able to profit. As I say, rename ICANN to WorldCon. This stinks to high heaven. -g
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