"Lunatics invade the asylum at ICANN"
That's the headline of an article in today's "Total
Telecom" news. See:
You'll need to subscribe to read it. "Fair use" excerpts
follow. The article is rather tame, but the headlines editor
seems to have taken some liberties.
> two of its most vociferous critics...
> 28-year old [Andy] Mueller, spokesman for hackers' network the
> Chaos Computer Club...
> Engineer and qualified attorney Klaus Auerbach, an active
> participant in ICANN since its inception... "the Internet
> should not be controlled and dominated by those who
> aspire to nothing higher than mass marketing."
> The three other candidates elected were all
> ICANN-nominated: Ghanaian Nii Quaynor was elected for
> Africa; Japan's Masanobu Katoh for the Asia-Pacific
> region; and Brazilian Ivan Moura Campos for Latin
> The process was given a clean bill of health by
> independent observer The Carter Center Democracy
> "With the help of tens of thousands of interested
> Internet users around the world, ICANN achieved its goal
> of a large, globally diverse membership," eulogized Mike
> Roberts, the group's president and chief executive...
Curious that the writer would use the word "eulogized"
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