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Re: [discuss] Individual representation
>>> Agreed. It means the academic employees -- the academics (NOT the
>>> "academic institutions") -- are disenfranchised. Which was my point and
>>> Ellen's, and which neither of us seems to be able to put in terms you will
>> i understand it. but it is quite irrelevant. the same applies to the isp
>> employees, the commercial institution employees, ...
> The interests of a university as an institution or the university as a
> .edu name owner are wholly distinct from the interests of the academics
> who are employees of the university. Why allow an administrator who cares
> about .edu domain policy to participate, while leaving behind the
> trademark experts from the law school, theoriticians from the school of
> government, and the protocol experts from the engineering school, to but
> a few obvious examples.
> The point you're advocating is akin to taking the library and the
> bookshelves, but leaving the books behind.
we all think we're sooooo special and different.