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    Thumbs down "ICANN is functioning properly [because] the Internet is functioning properly"

    Forget about problems like cybersquatting, unethical registrar practices, and the blatant commercialization of domains ICANN has allowed to go on for years. Oh no, everything is fine at the California organization. In a recent statement, new CEO Rod Beckstrom eased all doubts:
    "There will always be different voices out there, but the ultimate proof that ICANN is functioning properly is that the Internet is functioning properly."
    http://www.internetblog.org.uk/post/...oning-properly

    Am I the only one who thinks this isn't reassuring in the least?

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    Follow: @AlexDawsonUK silver trophybronze trophy AlexDawson's Avatar
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    The Internet is functioning properly, it just has a slight limp, that's all

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    Follow Me On Twitter: @djg gold trophysilver trophybronze trophy Dan Grossman's Avatar
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    He's got a point.

    It's amazing that millions of networks all around the world all play together so nicely to become part of this Internet.

    A single rogue company can easily break it (remember when YouTube went down because of a single bad router across the world?), but that almost never happens.


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