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Re: ICANN off the map

  • From: Dave Crocker
  • Date: Mon Nov 19 11:21:32 2001

At 08:15 PM 11/18/2001 -0800, Patrick Greenwell wrote:
But since you bring it up, if they can't run a website, do you want them
running the Internet?
The only people who claim ICANN has a goal of "running the Internet" are people outside of ICANN. ICANN, itself, has a far more modest and mundane goal.

That you would insist that an organization with non-critical hosts incur the cost of an Akamai service, or the like, rather than simply enjoy basic co-location with an ISP that has a good track record, bespeaks of the mission creep people keep trying to impose on ICANN.


Dave Crocker <mailto:[email protected]>
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