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Username: Garry Anderson
Date/Time: Sat, November 17, 2001 at 3:46 PM GMT
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Subject: Please tell me, what is September 2002 about

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"We don't need contracts, ICANN does," he added. Under its charter with the U.S. government, ICANN must sign contracts with the country code operators by September 2002.

Once that is accomplished, ICANN will no longer need U.S. approval for its major decisions.

http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/2001/11/15/icann.htm

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This is VERY bad - for one thing, it gives the US Government another level of deniability.

ICANN has shown it cannot be trusted - it has to be made accountable.
 

Link: WIPO.org.uk


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