[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [ga] H.R. 3028 and ICANN UDRP

Why are you making race and color an issue?

At 02:17 AM 10/17/1999 -0400, J. Baptista wrote:
>There is no consensus.  As for sending email to all internet users - humm!
>200 million users (estimated and growing daily).  Have fun.
>Control of the dns infrastructure is in the hands of those who control the
>root cache.  Not ICANN.  ICANN is an experiment in comedy, and a fine one
>at that.
>The ga has seen consensus in it's support of Nii.  I felt Nii was a bit
>too sweet to play chairman, but of all the candidates in my opinion he was
>the finest.  An honourable man, well educated, sincere, and diplomatic.  I
>was very pleased to support him and see he had considerable support here.
>Nii was also a great color - he's black.  A politically correct color code
>with brains.  And what happens, he get's trashed.  Maybe Dr. Nii was the
>wrong color for the board - because he certainly had the brains and
>support to get in.  Dr. Nii, as a white representative of the european
>race I formerly appologise for my white brothers and sisters, wrong colour
>dr. nii - i didn't know there was a clash.
>You entire consesus question is irrelevant.  This is the finest
>dictatorship I have ever seen.  Like all internet dictatorships, the rise
>will be swift, the fall merciful.
>Joe Baptista
>On Sun, 17 Oct 1999, Joseph Friedman wrote:
> > At 07:05 PM 10/15/1999 -0500, Peter Veeck wrote:
> >
> >
> > >Per Koelle wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Fri, 15 Oct 1999, Joseph Friedman wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Governing authority on the Internet has always been derived from
> > > consensus,
> > >
> > >So how about an email to all Internet users to see if there is a 
> consensus for
> > >goverence.
> >
> > If there is a consensus for governance?  There must be some sort of 
> governance.
> >
> > --Joseph
> >