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    Re: Esther Dyson on a public ICANN
    by hofjes on Thursday January 31 2002, @04:13AM (#4774)
    User #60 Info
    Of course we're interested in participating. However, ICANN does not provide a forum for public participation. To the contrary, the staff makes most decisions behind closed doors, and then the board rubber stamps major decisions in secret meetings. Public ICANN meetings do not accomplish anything.

    ICANN is run by Louis Touton. He is very smart and quite competent. But, the domain name system should be operated by more than one guy.
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    Re: Esther Dyson on a public ICANN - Duh
    by Anonymous on Thursday January 31 2002, @05:29AM (#4776)
    ICANN has been around for more than three years and it is surprising that this realization took so long to sink in.

    ICANN has ALWAYS been making decisions that affect the public. And those decisions have been pretty much of a non-technical nature.

    And all of that time ICANN has, and ICANN continues, to hang a large "public need not apply" sign on its door.
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    Re: Esther Dyson on a public ICANN
    by Anonymous on Thursday January 31 2002, @07:24AM (#4777)
    Esther Dyson talks out of both sides of her mouth. She's nothing but a hosebag.
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    Re: Esther Dyson on a public ICANN
    by Anonymous on Thursday January 31 2002, @05:07PM (#4779)
    Esther Dyson the Hypocrite!
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    what a coincidence
    by Anonymous on Friday February 01 2002, @02:16AM (#4780)
    mirabile visu! dyson publishes this just (afaik) when the ALSC extends its public comment period by two weeks. And their emphasis is clear enough:
    If you are interested in exploring a role for your organization in establishing a proposed ICANN "At-Large Supporting Organization" to provide an individual user view on technical coordination of the Internet's domain name system, please send an email to comments@atlargestudy.org by February 15, 2002.
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    Re: Esther Dyson on a public ICANN
    by Anonymous on Tuesday February 05 2002, @02:36AM (#4814)
    I heard Esther can pick up spare change on the ground with her meat curtains. Is this true?
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