Re: [ga] A Day Which Will Live In Infamy
- To: George Kirikos <gkirikos@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ga] A Day Which Will Live In Infamy
- From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 22:05:13 -0800
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George and all former DNSO GA members or other interested
I could not agree with you more and well said. With the public input
the board had, how such a decision could have been reached is
beyond me or any of our members..
George Kirikos wrote:
> ICANN's Board voted to accept the latest settlement proposal by a vote
> of 9 to 5.
> This truly is a day which will live in infamy, and the 5 who voted
> against it have my respect. The war's surely not over, though, as the
> theatre shifts to the Department of Commerce, who would need to approve
> the contractual changes. That is not assured. Should the DoC reject it
> (and if they have any folks with economics backgrounds, they would do
> so in a jiffy), ICANN's days as a body are numbered.
> VeriSign should not begin partying. If one recalls, the ICANN Board
> also voted to approve WLS (another poor decision), in March 2004, yet
> it hasn?t seen the light of day.
> ICANN?s Board should read the history of Neville Chamberlain
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neville_Chamberlain ), who said in 1938
> "My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime
> Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honour. I
> believe it is peace for our time."
> George Kirikos
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