We get it Garry, and we are concerned.
The problem is that we are stuck in the
stone ages throwing rocks at ICANN (the hair mammal) while the rest of the Internet
is building rocket ships and leaving them behind. The "concept" of ICANN and the
role they SHOULD be playing WOULD be and acceptable solution .... if they were serving
the originally intended purpose. Unfortunately they seem to do EVERYTHING wrong
at EVERY turn, and it ALWAYS seems to benefit the established players and special
interests somehow... go figure.
The position they have put THEMSELVES in
is , basically, that of a Government for the Internet (a Government that seems to
feel comfortable taking away it's populations property at will ... feels sickeningly
familiar heh?) As we all know, government officials wrote the book on under-the-table
dealings and special interest preference. Why should ICANN be any different?
put these boards up to pacify us in an attempt to show that they are a transparent
entity and that they are interested in what the public, those they are suppose to
represent, have to say. Instead they incapacitate our elected officials and seemingly
ignore the outcry of irritated and outright angry people on the bulleting boards.
we are fighting for our .ORG rights while another company is doing things the way
ICANN SHOULD be doing it. In the end, whether it is new.net or some other company
that manages to establish a globally accepted alternative to the mess that ICANN
has made (and it will happen I assure you), millions of Internet users will be the