Re: [ga] If ICANN were to collapse...
At 12:13 6/03/02 -0800, Sotiris Sotiropoulos wrote:
>Who would benefit the most?
The question "cui bono?" is always a good one to ask.
>My opinion: Verisign.
That could perhaps be 'veri'fied by closely watching the share price, now
still in the cellar.
An ICANN collapse and a simultaneous VRSN takeoff would make an interesting
But how about new.net as a direct beneficiary?
How about Microsoft? The other GIP members?
How about the USG? Ambitious US politicians telling the world what they can
do with their Domains :(
But somehow, I don't think ICANN will collapse. Version 1.3 will be
downgraded to V. 2.1 (Lynn's 2.0 is just a kite, IMHO)
It is the DNSO constituency structure that will crack up and go.
(all just 2cts idle speculation)
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