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Re: Statements against new.net?

  • From: Miles Fidelman
  • Date: Fri Mar 16 09:12:10 2001

On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Shawn McMahon wrote:

> > degenerate into chaos. The whole point of law and due process is that
> > a duly authorized somebody has to have the authority to insist that
> > everyone use the same root servers.
> 
> Somehow, I really don't think the founding fathers had that in mind.

Somehow I think that's EXACTLY what the founding fathers had in mind:

"The Congress shall have power to ... fix the standard of weights and
measures" U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, Par. 5




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