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||Sat, November 10, 2001 at 4:06 PM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V6.0 using Windows NT 5.0
||Thank your lucky stars that was a company called New.net, who had the guts to stand up to ICANN..
ICANN is now seen as a the bully
boy with only political savvy and repressive tactics and nothing else, and with the
authority to call all challenges a 'cheap trick'. As an internet user, New.net gave
me a clue into what the internet could become, and I respect that imagination. Without
New.net, we will all be yes men to ICANN. And just like Microsoft, ICANN should be
sued for a repressive regime and monopoly of the gTLD.
ICANN argues that this would
cause confusion, but but but, aren't there over 200 cctlds riding on the legacy root
causing confusion? .tv, .fm, .ws, .ca, .tm, .etc.....????
I appreciate that ICANN
has a role in helping prevent anarchy on the internet. But there is a fine line between
being competent, and being incompetent, in dishing out that responsibility for the
So far, I have been disappointed.