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    Re: More on the ALSC report
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Friday August 31 2001, @01:20AM (#2077)
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    There will be a press call with the committee a few hours from now. -g
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    Re: More on the ALSC report
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday September 04 2001, @10:13AM (#2195)
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    Carl Bildt responds to criticism from such quarters as the present one in an interview with internetnews.com. That conspicuous silence on the ccTLD question may have been replaced with a whisper that the six different regions could be a nod to the ccTLDs. As the 5 atlarge directors now were chosen regionally, I don't see how that necessarily follows. However, it isn't entirely unbelievable that ICANN would give the ccTLDs some form of control over those regional seats. For example, the problem of verifying voter identity is somewhat lessened at a national level. I don't think the jury rigging is done just yet. -g
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    Re: The At-Large Committee is a Sham
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday August 29 2001, @02:48AM (#2051)
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    I can't get any of your links to work... you're using some weirdo oddball "encrypted link" method that produces the error message:

    Your browser sent SafeWeb an encrypted URL without a key. Please make sure you have cookies enabled in your browser settings if you wish to use the Obscure History feature.

    As far as I know, I do have cookies enabled. I'm using a recent build of Mozilla, if that matters.
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    Re: The At-Large Committee is a Sham
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday August 29 2001, @05:35AM (#2054)
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    I agree with your comments, and consider ICANN an experiment that failed. Given that various arms of the US Government seem to be taking a hands off approach, the only solution I can see is that sooner or later ICANN will be sued for something by someone and various incriminating facts will be disclosed. That will lead to governments (in the US and/or elsewhere) taking belated action, and as likely as not, making things worse. You read it here first. ;)

    BTW, I also got the safeweb error using Micro$oft Internet Exploder 5.5 with cookies enabled. Safeweb links provided previously here in posts did seem to work, but I fail to understand why you don't just give the actual URL. -g

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    Re: Repost of The At-Large Committee is a Sham
    by dtobias (dan@tobias.name) on Wednesday August 29 2001, @07:45AM (#2056)
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    I fail to see why you have to "obscure" the links in any manner, whether it be running them through the "SafeWeb" site or by asterisking-out part of the "http" prefix. I've never had any problem with just giving a URL in its full proper form, like:

    http://domains.dantobias.com/structure/intro.html

    or as a HTML hyperlink:
    Here's a link

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