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Fwd: Re: [IFWP] oh really
Here's the latest from Ken Freed, a
respected member of the press, and
author of "Analyzing ICANN" (link
>Date: Tue, 19 Oct 1999 10:09:51 -0600
>From: Ken Freed <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [IFWP] oh really
>Does anyone expect legitimate democratic due process
>from an illegitimate, gerrymandered body like ICANN?
>As above, so below. As within, so without.
>Media Visions Webzine
> >David McGuire of Newsbytes reports that White's supporters
> > While the four supporters in question - Jean Cantrell,
> > Stanley Crosley, Sheila O'Neill and Ken Whitaker -
> > do not appear on any of the General Assembly lists,
> > they are employees of companies that maintain
> > corporate memberships to the DNSO. Since members
> > of the DNSO constituencies are considered to be
> > members of the General Assembly Cantrell, Crosley,
> > O'Neill and Whitaker may be able to claim de facto
> > membership in the body.
> >That's quite a remarkable implementation of corporate
> >proxy. "de facto membership" Cute.
> >It gets better
> > "It's clear that the intent of the DNSO election
> > rules is to assure that candidates for the board
> > have at least a minimal expression of interest
> > from the DNSO community," Schalestock said. White's
> > position as a front-runner in the race for the
> > third and final board spot makes it clear that
> > he meets that test, Schalestock added.
> >That's called ex post facto surrogate approval.
> >Since when were any of these folks ever involved in
> >anything related to domain names?
> >These are truly remarkable times.
> >ref: http://www.newsbytes.com/pubNews/99/137816.html
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