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Username: antipodes
Date/Time: Thu, August 30, 2001 at 11:55 PM GMT
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Subject: Why was the advice of experts ignored and safeguards not put in place when the consequences

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for a class of clients/customers was so obvious? 

This is one of many questions that ICANN must be forced to answer in a public forum.

I have yet to find a plausible explanation or imagine ICANN's answer to this question - if ICANN is as it would have us believe, a responsible organisation, operating in an ethical manner and worthy of our trust.

If ICANN claims that it did not consider alternatives or think it was necessary to consider alternatives to the regulations or operating principles adopted for the Afilias .info rollout - then my argument for broader public participation on the board of ICANN is supported.

ICANN currently behaves as though it is accountable to no one - other than its member registrars - whose collective short term benefits seem to cloud their vision for a sustainable Internet providing benefits we can all share.

   
     

 


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