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Username: cgrady
Date/Time: Thu, March 8, 2001 at 3:00 PM GMT
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Subject: Dirty Secrets ICANN Doesn't Want You To Know About !!


If you don't believe us, read this article:
Chris Grady


Dot-com hocus pocus
The remaking of a monopoly
By Brock N. Meeks

"WASHINGTON, March 7 — The government breaks up malevolent monopolies. That’s what it’s supposed to do in order to protect competition and consumers. It’s especially satisfying when a government-created monopoly is split asunder by the same folks who created it. But when that monopoly is bolted together again, behind closed doors and with no debate, by a government-appointed overseer, the process is as suspect and smells as bad as week-old cheese. ... "

"ICANN, however, has already agreed that “at a minimum” current .org owners should be allowed to keep their Web sites “for one renewal cycle.”


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