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    Re: ICANN - Verisign decision - No decision.
    by Anonymous on Monday May 14 2001, @03:51PM (#587)
    What I noticed about these articles is

    "Commerce Department officials met Monday afternoon with representatives from VeriSign and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to discuss the revised dot-com contract, which ICANN and VeriSign negotiated earlier this year"

    Why is there no one present to represent the views of so many who are very critical of the ICANN Verisign deal?
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    Re: ICANN - Verisign decision - No decision.
    by Anonymous on Tuesday May 15 2001, @03:30AM (#588)
    Good, VeriSign deserves to have .com all to itself, they've (NSI) earned it. They are the only company that has proved they can handle the massive responsibility of providing stability to the Internet's infrastucture. That combined with new TLD's coming out very soon which will add more competition convinces me that VeriSign deserves to keep .com. Competitor's will always complain about something that doesn't favor them. They need to pay more attention to their own business and the new TLD's and stop worrying about what VeriSign is doing.
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    Re: ICANN - Verisign decision - No decision.
    by Jon_Weinberg on Tuesday May 15 2001, @04:52AM (#589)
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    Here's a link to a copy of the later Dow Jones story. The characterization of the changes as "minor" comes from a Verisign representative, who also emphasizes (why is this not surprising?) that "VeriSign and Icann are truly in lock-step."
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