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Re: [ga-roots] Capture and Diversion

At 08:05 PM 5/2/01 -0700, you wrote:

>This is great you guys have an intellectual debate and a mutual admiration 
>and us no-namers just sit around and worry, you guys are both really smart and
>glib.  We have no chance as long as you refuse to think of us common folk.
>Mr. Higgs, please do not say never say never without giving your fellow man a
>reason to believe that something can be done.

I apologize if I've offended anyone here. Hope is not supposed to be a 
blunt instrument, and I have no intention of using it to do damage. What 
can I say? The odds are overwhelmingly against common sense prevailing 
within ICANN. The DNSO is a dysfunctional joke that the ICANN board 
continue to ignore. The GA and working groups are continually ignored by 
the NC. The people (the common folk) are rallying around the alternative 
roots as their source of hope as they are totally disillusioned by ICANN.

This mailing list is one acknowledgement that, at least in the GA, there 
are folk prepared to recognize the alt.roots and do something (attempt to 
control?). Whether this is positive or not, or extends to the NC or the 
ICANN board is yet to be seen.

When enough people agree with what needs to be done it's called consensus. 
Something can be done, but sometimes it takes a while for the whole 
community to acknowledge what is real consensus and what has been 
manufactured in secret by a committee.

Vote with your DNS. Or get your Internet service provider to vote with 
their DNS.


>You two have seen the numbers, almost a thousand people a day read your stuff,
>please have some social responsibility.

What numbers are you referring to?

Best Regards,

Simon Higgs

It's a feature not a bug...

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