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Re: [IFWP] Re: [dnso.discuss] Modifications to ICIIU Guidelines a nd NCDNHC definition
- Date: Mon, 31 May 1999 23:25:35 +0100
- From: Jeff Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: [IFWP] Re: [dnso.discuss] Modifications to ICIIU Guidelines a nd NCDNHC definition
Kent and all,
I would have to agree with Kents evaluation on the whole here. This ISOC
is not primarily constituted of commercial members. However it does
have a number of them which Kent points out here. That being the
case it cannot adequately or reasonably espouse to be a strictly
non-commercial organization and can not therefore as an organization
be a member of the NCDNHC. Many of the individual members and
many of it's organizational members could be though...
Kent Crispin wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 01, 1999 at 02:27:29AM +0000, William X. Walsh wrote:
> > 2) Organizations who predominately represent the interests of
> > commercial organizations. (This excludes the ISOC).
> This is false. ISOC does not by any means "primarily represent the
> interests of commercial organizations". It has on the order of 200
> organizational members (not all of them commercial), and over 6000
> individual members. If anything, ISOC should be said to represent
> the interests of individuals.
> Here, for example, is a recent message from Don Heath on
> >At 08:45 AM 5/27/99 +0200, David Nordfors wrote:
> >> I read in a press release from Apple that the ISOC is supporting
> >> humanitarian work in Kosovo. Perhaps somebody has answers or comments
> >> to Anders' questions?
> >Check out http://www.kosovonet.org which ISOC and the Poniecki Foundation
> >are doing. >
> > Commercial interests supporting the ICIIU are doing so for the purpose
> > of trying to present a united front against the ISOC,
> This is utter nonsense.
> Kent Crispin "Do good, and you'll be
> email@example.com lonesome." -- Mark Twain
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