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Re: [ga] *IF* ICANN fails what about UN?

On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:

> Hmmm....I do not think of myself as a scholar, yet I think of myself as 
> being able to think about matters of policy. Should I feel slighted?
> My personal feeling is that if ICANN fails, we'll have to go through the 
> whole exercise over again, and the end result is likely to have the same 
> faults as ICANN, since the external pressures that are the basis for these 
> faults (money power in a few hands, little coherence among the users, deep 
> distrust among both the users and the money powers towards governmental 
> solutions) remain much the same.

When ICANN has been proven to have failed, it will be because those that
create and use the resources will have routed around ICANN.

                               Patrick Greenwell                          
                       Earth is a single point of failure.

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