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    Re: Snookered Again
    by Anonymous on Monday March 12 2001, @06:09PM (#402)
    This is a nice take on the events of the day, but "stupid?" I'm not so sure. It seems to me the community saw this issue coming, appreciated its importance, and then told the Board to allow more public comment period and wait until all the agreements and appendices were public before moving ahead. What more could have been done?



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    Re: Snookered Again
    by Anonymous on Tuesday March 13 2001, @03:52AM (#403)
    Yes, we can salvage something from this mess.
    New.net has the right idea (usurp ICANN's authority while using their root). Vint Cerf called it a "neat trick", however, it works.
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    Re: Snookered Again
    by jbw123 on Tuesday March 13 2001, @06:47AM (#406)
    User #37 Info | www.jonathanbwilson.com
    The "stupid" ones are the ICANN board members who take such liberties with the knowledge that the world is watching. ICANN's MOU with the DOC is still in place and still subject to review. Outrages like these give ammunition to those of us who would like to see the U.S. government take back the regulation of the DNS from ICANN.

    Congress: Are you watching?
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