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    Re: Intended to be interesting & helpful
    by Anonymous on Sunday May 19 2002, @02:37AM (#6448)
    Ben, I was wondering (and I have asked you in the past) -- Do you ever intend to do a comprehensive analysis of abuses by ICANN, Afilias, Verisign, etc.? Or are you their little stormtrooper?

    I don't advocate for cybersquatters and don't personally do anything that an analysis of yours could paint negatively. . . But, Ben, you are very much turned on by ripping down shower curtains so as to reveal people in all of their gross nudity. . . all for the sake of "documentation and study" . . . I was just wondering if you'd ever do a report that shows Emperor Lynn's bloated, dimpled backside. How about UDRP abuses? How about registrar scams? How about this . . . Why don't you do an analysis of all the similarities between Arthur Andersen's practices during the TLD application period, and their practices in other activiites under other contracts for which they are currently being investigated by the courts.

    Or do you only put domain registrants in your scopes?

    Like I said, I ain't ever did anything that could put me in a bad light as a registrant. But it seems like you're all one-sided, and you side WITH the corrupt powers that preside, as their lackey and their little intellectual stormtrooper.

    If my name ever came up in one of your studies (it would come up wrongfully, no doubt, because I am no squatter and only have a few domains registerered), and you got any of your "facts" wrong . . . I think I'd consider suing you for libel.

    : )

    By the way, Ben, how many domains do you own, and which ones? And what are you doing with them? And do you have trademarks on them?

    Full disclosure, please.

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