[registrars] RE: [ga] What deal was made? - VeriSign Response
I've watched you at ICANN meetings and seen most of your posts to mailing
lists. I have tremendous respect for you and for your efforts in trying to
achieve proper outcomes for the internet community as a whole, on a range of
In this particular instance, I suggest we respectfully disagree. VeriSign
did not strike any deal with ICANN regarding the 2002/2003 budget or the
From: DannyYounger@cs.com [mailto:DannyYounger@cs.com]
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 3:06 PM
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Subject: Re: [ga] What deal was made? - VeriSign Response
Thank you for the clarification.
At the recent CATO Institute session, Mike Roberts had the following to say:
"Making ICANN more effective is not going to come through flights of
rhetorical fancy, but rather through very tough grind-it-out deal-making and
the continued support of a majority of the major stakeholders."
Please feel free to abide by your contention that there was no "deal made".
I, on the other hand, will continue to believe that deal-making with a
dominant entity remains a part of the ICANN landscape.