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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.
Earth is a single point of failure.
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