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Re: ICANN Draws Fire Over Proposed Charges

  • From: Dean Robb
  • Date: Thu Jul 08 08:21:14 1999

At 11:53 AM 7/5/99 -0700, Patrick Greenwell wrote:
>Certainly. First, operation of the "A" root server is going to be turned
>over at the direction of the Department of Commerce. Second, at present
>one or more root server operators is refusing to sign a contract with
>ICANN. Third, it is my understanding that the current ""
>server is(was?) being designated as the new authoratative "A"
>server(corrections welcome.)

Is this the research contract with ICANN and half the acronyms in the USG,
or is this a root-server/ICANN contract?  I hadn't heard about one between
the ops and ICANN - and I can certainly understand not wanting to get into
a three-way (or more-way).

"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of ICANN?"

Dean Robb
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