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    Re: VeriSign, Euro Registires Want ICANN Scaled Ba
    by Anonymous on Friday August 02 2002, @03:37AM (#8296)
    You can no more call blowing up ICANN the answer than you could kill one cockroach and call your kitchen clean... Of course blowing up ICANN is not the answer. One must replace it first with something positive or destroying the physical company will just cause more legal beagle cockroaches to found an ICANN2.
    And "blowing up" is loaded words these days, in a world of uncertainty about violence. So instead say, ending (*by legal and pacifist means*) ICANN is not a complete answer. ICANN must die, sure. But no power gap should be left for people to try to bid themselves another nepotistic monopoly. Its powers must be divided and its abilities hence prevented from allowing it to move beyond its scope (in whatever NewERco replaces it.)
    But - well - certainly bringing ICANN Co. to justice a la Auerbach is a good idea. If the lawyers who get rich off the UDRP and off the legal fees of ICANN feel that to try THAT scam again might cause them to spend a decade in a prison, they might be less inclined to make an ICANN2. That, and ICANNs own incompetence, may suffice to blow it up from its own insides.
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