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Re: [ga] So far, 28 poll answers logged
On Fri, 21 Jan 2000, Joop Teernstra wrote:
> Those interested in the full truth of what happened in the first Steering
> Committee of the IDNO, the trigger event, provided by Joe Baptista, the
Yes, it's true - I paved the evolutionary process that brought down the
IDNO. I believe my only concern was privacy and a campaign to increase
membership. The IDNO has done very little in the area of harvesting a
good membership drive.
> attempted capture of the SC by William Walsh and "Bradley Thornton" before
> an agreed structure was in place and their vendetta of slander when the
> majority refused to roll over, can find it all in the idno archives.
You played a part in it too Joop. By that time I was long gone. It was
just the Walsh-Joop show that carried on. The IDNO in it's final days was
much like the roman senate. You and walsh had spend alot of time kissing
each other - and one day Walsh stabbed you in the back. Something he
seems to do well.
The problem with the IDNO was that it has never been a valid association
of people. Granted you all tried your best - but to much time was spend
on irrelecant issues, and too little times spent on the business of
raising a good effective membership. But you didn't do that and that's
where it's unfortunate.
> Just as ICANN can learn lessons for its General Membership structure from
> what is happening here, history of what happened in the IDNO is already
> repeating itself.
Yes. The same circumstances exist, however the nature of the downfall is
different. And ICANN will learn no lesson from this. The fix is in - and
the fix must work. If it fails - everyone losses the cookie.
And I gurantee ICANN is failing. And it's a beutiful piece of art to