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    Re: The ad hoc group of functionaries that blocked
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday July 30 2002, @10:18AM (#8226)
    User #2810 Info
    I'd said a bit more about Philip Davidson earlier here. -g
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    Re: The ad hoc group of functionaries that blocked
    by Anonymous on Tuesday July 30 2002, @11:50AM (#8230)
    Perhaps the Department of Commerce, if it choses to renew all or part of ICANN's contracts, ought to include a provision for audit rights.
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    Re: The ad hoc group of functionaries that blocked
    by Anonymous on Tuesday July 30 2002, @12:16PM (#8231)
    I must say that the more attention I pay to the shenanigans that is ICANN, the more I am amazed by what they get away with.

    Surely an organisation incorporated in the most over-legislated jurisdiction in the world must be able to be brought to heel...oh, sorry, i forgot...they were brought to heel a long time ago, but not by the lawmakers or good people of the state of california, but by those corporations whose 'special needs' require that this "regulatory organisation" be as corrupt and beholden to the power of the almighty dollar as the rest of the American political system so obviously is.
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    Re: The ad hoc group of functionaries that blocked
    by Anonymous on Friday August 02 2002, @06:43AM (#8308)
    Salutations to All Decent and Honest Internet Users:

    ICANN may be at the front, ... but it is VeriSign who is the key major shareholder in all the illicit operations run on the Web, especially concerning Domain Names. They have power over who gets what and how much, and HOW they will do it.

    VeriSign, who controls Internet Solutions (now NetSol), who in turn controls the Registry, and who controls "Secure?" Certification on the web, also controls the throw of the dice at the dinner table.

    VeriSign is the preponderant and senior associate and it is most certainly THE monopoly which generates all the major anomalies on the Internet, making the calls when necessary, and issuing out orders that ICANN "Board of Directors" members must follow (and perhaps continue to profit from?).

    Therefore, look southward, look in the backstage scenario where really bad things are happening, and behind which stands the voracious giant called Versign.

    Secure? There is nothing really secure when degenerate-business organizations take over, and furtively operate in almost every area of their own illegal endeavors.

    Withholding Domains for long periods of time, even years, for the purpose of gigantic speculation AFTER the expiration date has been achieved, holding these names as hostages for which very high ransoms must be paid by interested parties (instead of deleting the names from the Registry as rules command), is a flagrant examle of only one issue against VeriSign, who is actually leading in the illicit practices which link to ICANN, and others as well.

    This is veracity in its pure state, but it is up to each decent American and World Citizen to see and ratify for himself.

    A Victim, and Defender of Right and Good.

    It is the young we should MOSTLY be concerned about. They enter our sites and pages thousnads or millions of times a week.

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