Blocking International DNS

Eric Brunner-Williams brunner at
Thu Dec 2 06:30:47 CST 2010

> ICANN is not the problem. It is itself a problem because over the
> years instead of being a technical coordinator for names and numbers
> became the playground and clearinghouse for IP (Intellectual Property)
> groups, all sorts of color, sizes and shapes of attorneys milking from
> the "DNS ecosystem" and Internet Governance wanna be politiks.

there were two other proposals for the structure of the new entity. 
ira's left verisign with a great deal of control over outcomes, a 
situation that continues to the present day.

we've no data on how either of the other forms would have functioned, 
or would function now.


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