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    Re: Rat's-eye-view of ICANN
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Tuesday November 26 2002, @05:47PM (#10306)
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    R. Fink. You'd have to be an oldster to get that reference, one of two famous Big Daddy's, there were so many around back then. Yer occasionally resident net prophet sed a coupla months ago that someone would take down the net with a DoS attack real soon now and later flagged how to do it, in a very subtle way, don't you understand? I'm a critic of ICANN but I'm not on the dark side either, and I won't even provide a link to where I sed it on ICANNWatch earlier, at least not until it happens. Thankfully the script kiddies apparently can't understand simple English, they just point and click so they must have missed it, but yeah, if the question is if someone used brute force or megabux for success, then yeah the root that ICANN is sworn to protect and serve would be offline long enough to make MafiaBoy blush.

    And BTW, I'm Canadian and in the spirit of the oncoming XMas season I'd like to say that I don't think George Bush is a moron, at least compared to those weenies like Louis. I wuz sorta right about the last prediction, so I'll make another one. Within two months someone will succeed in knocking the majority of the net offline for awhile. ICANN's SSAC, which is actually partially made up of some pretty clued folks, will be shown to be as ineffectual through its relationship to ICANN as anything else which comes within its orbit, and perhaps that non-moronic ruler of the free world will look up a DoC number in his Rolodex and ask them WTF is up. And perhaps not. And so it goes. This is all really too funny. -g

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