[AfrICANN-discuss] Comments on .xxx

Mawaki Chango ki_chango at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 30 17:28:22 SAST 2007

I'm sure you'll pick it up, but just in case you don't: I meant
to say "ICM registry" not MCI...

--- Mawaki Chango <ki_chango at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Ok, personally I don't think we need to further spend our
> energy
> on this. From what I'm reading about (arguably) ethics and
> morals considerations in the board's vote, maybe it's useful
> to
> remind ourselves that this is not the first time vote is taken
> from the board on this topic, and that, in fact, at the first
> round vote, the .xxx application was about to be adopted by
> almost the same board (there have been only 2 or 3 new members
> elected since then, if I'm not mistaken.)
> The bottom line is, the intervening variables seem to me more
> political than ethical. And if the MCI registry, who's applied
> for this, want to use (legal, political, ...) resources to
> fight
> back and pursue this application, then let it be! And same, if
> they want to drop it. I mean, I like the individual fellows on
> the board (really), but institutional wise, it is not up to us
> to take the hot potato out of the board's hands! Let's get on
> with our pressing challenges.
> Mawaki  

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