Re: [AfrICANN-discuss] The Google campaign – An ITU view

McTim dogwallah at
Wed Dec 5 00:42:06 SAST 2012


On Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Lerato < at> wrote:
> Now, personally, I don't give a single strigine screech let alone two.
> I tend to make judgments based on content rather than authorship.
> If so why did you not leave the issue alone except to try to blow this out
> of proportion, because I am defending DCA's position which is running for a
> .africa gTLD.

Nothing you write on this mailing list will help your bid.  In fact,
it may hurt it.

> I have not seen anyone's email header being checked before.

I do it every day, most notably when checking for phishing attempts.
there is absolutely nothing dodgy about examining mail headers.

 I have no clue
> half the time who most of the people are on this list or even claim to know
> them and I do not care.  If the content is what should be important  for
> you,  I suggest you need to stick to that.
> Nonetheless, here is a response I have given to Kevin Murphy of
> Domainincite, which am sure you have contacted to create your useless
> controversy and should satisfy your curiosity and for those concerned on
> this list.
>  Hi Kavin
> Thanks for the message.
> This is not a big deal. However, they are trying to blow it out of
> proportion and create a huge controversy out of it.
> Even authors write books under Pseudo name.
> The name Sophia Bekele seem to agitation them on the list and get them in
> Frenzy. They have even blocked "Sophia Bekele" ID on the list  in the past
> and did not allow me to post, which was only resolved by someone's
> intervention  This is a well known fact on the list

This is in fact NOT a fact.  You are entitled to your own opinions,
but not your own facts!!

 and they claimed
> technical problems on their side.  This is because they did not consider me
> part of their community.

IIRC, it was because you tried to post from an email address that was
not subscribed to the list!

  The open display of hatred, aggression and
> personal anonymity towards my person and DCA is compelling me to post under
> Lerato Ma.

Again, the facts are clear.  The open aggrsesion and personal
animosity (I think that is the word you wanted to use, not anonymity)
come FROM DCA, not towards DCA.  A simple examination of your website
makes this clear.


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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