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Re: NetSol screwing the pooch?

  • From: William Allen Simpson
  • Date: Thu Apr 13 23:12:59 2000

The problem isn't ICANN, the problem is the USG giving NetSol legally 
binding (in the US) exclusive rights.  Recently, another 4 years....

Of course, the ISPs could host a revolution.  You have some experience 
with that.


Vadim Antonov wrote:
> I find it amusing that large ISPs tolerate NSI for so long despite the
> enormous costs its incompetence imposes on their businesses.  Now the bunch of
> self-proclaimed rule-setters called "ICANN" is going to screw them even more.
>...
>  Despite the
> cut-throat competition in the market, ISPs managed to maintain a coherent and
> functioning global routing infrastructure.  The DNS is as essential for their
> customers as the actual packet transport; so i think it is time for competent
> people to take over it, too.
> 
> Now, the question is when the ISP managers will wake up and get a clue.
> 
WSimpson@UMich.edu
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