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    Re: Chat With Esther Dyson Online
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Tuesday November 19 2002, @05:24AM (#10187)
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    1. I fail to see how this is a failing. You are basing this on Stuart Lynn's arbitrary position of allowing sponsored only in the next round. This is a position of dubious merit at best.

    2. You make this claim, yet you provide no facts to back it up. How have IOD not proven technical ability? They have a functioning registry. Where is it deficient?

    The specific reasons cited in the 2000 evaluation were quite wrong. Andersen's evaluation was shown to be incorrect. The technical evaluation was shown to be incorrect. Compare IOD's application to Afilias's, and you will see that their underlying systems were virtually identical. Ironic, that, as Afilias chose not to implement that system and, instead, implemented a system that did not work.

    Your facts are, in short, made up.

    Please cite some real ones. I'll even start you off: Is IOD's back-end database deficient in any way? Can their system not handle anticipated load? Do they lack bandwidth? Is their TPM too low? Is their zone server plan lacking in any way?

    Come on, just one solid fact, will you?
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    Re: Chat With Esther Dyson Online by PeterBarron
    Re: Chat With Esther Dyson Online
    by Anonymous on Tuesday November 19 2002, @09:49AM (#10197)
    "You are basing this on Stuart Lynn's arbitrary position of allowing sponsored only in the next round."

    Arbitrary? With the new MoU, how can ICANN arbitrarily admit 3 new TLD's and based upon one persons opinion, as you suggest? Have you read paragraph II 8? surely you jest...

    "Come on, just one solid fact, will you?"

    sorry, the burden is on the applicant to gain entry. the Nov 2000 evaluation team stated IOD's technical deficiencies. Stuart Lynn just addressed again the technical deficiencies of the IOD model. The silence from IOD is deafening. Thus, it appears Dyson was correct. Hans? well, he's just a pawn -and with no ethics.

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