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Re: [ga] ALAC statement on resolution of non-existing domain name s

  • To: Marc Schneiders <marc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [ga] ALAC statement on resolution of non-existing domain name s
  • From: "Michael Froomkin - U.Miami School of Law" <froomkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 17:59:24 -0400 (EDT)
  • Cc: Richard Henderson <richardhenderson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, ga@xxxxxxxx
  • In-reply-to: <20030918224215.F3175-100000@fuchsia.bijt.net>
  • Sender: owner-ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I don't think you encourage autocrats to let go of power by letting them
think that no one cares.   There is not much precedent for this course of
events.  Rather the reverse.  It is valuable to bear witness, constantly
and repeatedly, that claims to be a 'Democratic Republic' are false ones.

On Thu, 18 Sep 2003, Marc Schneiders wrote:

> Would it be helpful to support a statement by, e.g., China in some
> international context, e.g. a UN meeting, and then adding in the same
> line, that you do not actually recognize the Chinese government, since it
> is not democratic? What cause would this approach serve? Insult the
> Chinese? Give your opponents the opportunity to label your cause as
> communist?
> If you are fighting for something brought forward by the devil, you don't
> mention you are Catholic.
> > It is not.
> It may become.

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