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    Re: More Questions Than Answers
    by RFassett on Tuesday July 30 2002, @09:15AM (#8221)
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    "Why did no other BoD member ever do this? Because they thought they knew what they would find, or because they didn't want to know?"

    ICANN testified that: "Directors are entitled to rely on the work of outside consultants." - sorry, pulled this directly from Bret Fausett's log rather than official court records, but this source is good enough for me and I think answers what any future defense may consist of presuming, of course, anything of such would be necessary (which is today a large presumpton to make).
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    Re: More Questions Than Answers by RFassett
    Re: More Questions Than Answers
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday July 30 2002, @10:12AM (#8225)
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    Yes, that is what I was referring to when I spoke of outside interests. Who are these outside consultants (unnamed like the .org consultant)? Typical ICANN use of big lies like openness and transparency. It is absurd in the extreme that ICANN would assert that unnamed outside consultants can access its records, but its own elected Director cannot. This smells more and more like WorldCom, Enron, et al. Big lies, hands off Directors, shady outside figures. Something tells me it will end badly. -g
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    Re: More Questions Than Answers
    by Anonymous on Tuesday July 30 2002, @11:45AM (#8229)
    Directors are entitled to rely on certain experts, but they are not required to do so. In addition the law does not allow directors to rely on those experts if they have reason to doubt the quality or disinterested nature of those experts. Given that it is now pretty clear that ICANN's Audit committee never bothered to audit anything, directors ought to ask their own personel outside counsels whether they may continue to insolate themselves via ICANN's audit committee.
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