Re: [ga] If ICANN were to collapse...
Joop and all assembly members,
Joop Teernstra wrote:
> 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.
Indeed it is. And whom you ask it is also an important factor
> >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
It sure would. Now that the US economy is on the road to recovery,
you may get that opportunity! >;)
> But how about new.net as a direct beneficiary?
New.net would certainly gain some benefit. But unless or until
New.Net changes it's marketing approach and method, that
benefit would be limited.
> How about Microsoft? The other GIP members?
> How about the USG? Ambitious US politicians telling the world what they can
> do with their Domains :(
Many NZ and Australian politicians also following the same political
> 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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