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<nettime> an historic retreat
dan on Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:30:32 +0100 (CET)


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Those who read the WSJ or PGN's RISKS will have seen this.

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303563304579447362610955656

It is too long to quote in full, but here's Esther Dyson

 In the end, I'd rather pay a spurious tax to people who want my
 money than see [Icann] controlled by entities who want my silence.


If you prefer pithier/legalistic, try

http://www.lawfareblog.com/2014/03/who-controls-the-internet-address-book-icann
-ntia-and-iana


The word for the week:  apoplectic

--dan




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