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[Comment-Dnso] RE: [IFWP] ICANN neo-colonialism

Michael Sondow wrote:
> Mr. Twomey-
> Is it true that you told Sean Jackson, the delegated governmental
> representative of .TC, that he would not be allowed to observe the
> Berlin meeting of the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee because
> his country is a "colony" of England?

The CIA World Factbook
(http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/tk.html) lists the Turks and
Caicos Islands as a "dependent territory of the UK".  Its Governor is
appointed by the Queen, and its Chief Minister is named by the Governor.  By
any objective stanard, that makes it a "colony".

Sean Jackson lives in Cambridge, England (see
http://www.networksolutions.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois?SJ1107), so the Turks
and Caicos islands are not "his country".  This also calls into the question
the legitimacy of any claim he may have made to be a representative of the
T&C government.