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    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
    (June 1999 - March 2001)


     
    ICANN Reform should be You may not vote anonymously. Please log in.
    Status quo   1% 5 / 1%
    Staff plan   31% 96 / 31%
    Frankel plan   3% 11 / 3%
    Auerbach plan   27% 84 / 27%
    ITU takeover   5% 17 / 5%
    Re-bid contracts   9% 28 / 9%
    New international treaty   6% 20 / 6%
    Joyce Renolds acting alone   13% 43 / 13%
    309 total votes.

    [ Voting Booth | Other Polls | Back Home ]

  • Don't complain about lack of options. You've got to pick a few when you do multiple choice. Those are the breaks.
  • Feel free to suggest poll ideas if you're feeling creative. I'd strongly suggest reading the past polls first.
  • This whole thing is wildly inaccurate. Rounding errors, ballot stuffers, dynamic IPs, firewalls. If you're using these numbers to do anything important, you're insane.

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    Re: ICANN Reform should be
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Tuesday August 13 2002, @12:06PM (#261)
    User #3240 Info | http://www.icannwatch.org/
    It seems to me that these polls are somewhat silly unless they are limited to one vote per person. I would expect that the 11 votes the the staff plan currently has are all votes by Louie Touton and Joe Sims.

    ++Peter
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    Re: ICANN Reform should be
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Sunday August 18 2002, @02:20PM (#269)
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    Neither Vint Cerf or Louis Touton are boardsquatters. It is this sort of imprecision which the ICANN staff are happy to point out to the BoD and others as examples of how ICANN critics must all be clueless, and why end users who can't even spell simple names properly should not be allowed to vote. -g
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    Re: Keep dreaming
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Friday August 23 2002, @04:34AM (#285)
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    I'm afraid that you're wrong. There are 40 companies who paid their $50,000 and are still waiting. Perhaps 10 of them are no longer interested. That makes 30.

    ++Peter
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    Re: Keep dreaming
    by Hendrik on Friday August 23 2002, @08:57AM (#288)
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    Some of the current ".org" proposals would be better under a new assigned gTLD than for the take-over of the current .org registry. Most submitters of proposals would not be interested, as they rely on the direct cash-flow from .org.
    But the IMS/ISC proposal is certainly fit for a new gTLD and I am quite confident Malamud and Vixie would not immediately turn down an invitation to explore that possibility.
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    Re: Keep dreaming
    by PeterBarron (pebarron@hotmail.com) on Friday August 23 2002, @11:38AM (#293)
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    Perhaps because that technical report was wrong?

    How about, this time, we set down specific and pre-announced objective criteria? Then, if the applicants can not or will not meet them, there is no argument and no question about it?

    Sadly, that would be too easy.

    By the way, would you mind identifying yourself? I sincerely dislike having a conversation with "Anonymous." I've identified who I am and what I do. How about you?

    ++Peter
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