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Username: EasyTech2
Date/Time: Fri, December 28, 2001 at 11:33 PM GMT
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Subject: Interesting article about ICANN, NTIA and DoC from an insider!


"...The large " single POINT OF failure " is for it the dependency of the ICANN on the American government, that is detrimental to the "
stability of the name space ".  National the Telecommunication and
information administration (NTIA), belonging to the US Ministry of
Economic Affairs, practices still the political check of the
a-root-server central for the function of the Domain name system (DNS)
out ­und does not want it up also in foreseeable future not to give.
For Mueller Maguhn thereby the question arises, " whether ICANN at all
sense makes, if at the end the department OF Commerce the decisions
falls nevertheless. "..."

"...The hacker finds also the unconcealed influence of the trademark law
lobby on ICANN infuriating.  Already with permission for giving
representatives of organizations like the Motion Picture Association
OF America (MPAA) a say the network administration the purely
technical area left.  Which influence on the not-commercial enterprise
already has the guardians of the mental property, particularly on one
the recent ICANN meeting would have pointed itself to Montevideo.
From something over 600 users approximately 400 were trademark law lawyers...."



Link: translated article

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