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    Re: The Other Shoe Drops
    by ldg on Thursday September 06 2001, @06:24AM (#2245)
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    The last I heard was that Robert Elz had NOT agreed to the "re-delegation" of .au to Auda and that he was not available for comment. His last statement was something to the effect that he did not feel Auda had yet shown it was representative of the community.

    Now, tell me how ICANN can simply enter into an agreement with Auda when they don't have the release from the Admin?

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    Re: The Other Shoe Drops
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Wednesday September 05 2001, @11:26PM (#2238)
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    Please back up your statements with pointers to relevant facts. Again, that is how this internet thing works (or fails, in the present tense). I don't necessarily disagree with your sentiments, but you will probably understand when you come down that people prematurely off their meds stumbling onto the infobahn are an impediment to traffic. -g
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    Re: The Other Shoe Drops
    by joppenheimer on Thursday September 06 2001, @03:11AM (#2239)
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    Interesting suggestion ... franchise the bypass-the-APA model ...
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    Re: The Other Shoe Drops
    by ldg on Thursday September 06 2001, @06:49AM (#2246)
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    All we can hope for is that Elz or some entity with the $$ behind him will challenge it legally. If something is not done, the internet is gone as we know it. It's over, done, finit. The mega powers will own it, commerce and you.

    Taking it further, developing countries will NEVER have the opportunity to compete in commerce because the multinationals will make sure they don't have the means via the net. They won't get addressing allocations, new ccTLDs unless ICANN controls them. Education, science, commerce - all controlled by the power cartel to keep serfdom alive and well. What's good for the corporations is good for the masses. Cows to the slaughter. Heil, ICANN.

    Oh, and be careful what you say. Big Brother is watching you.
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