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Microsoft's veep for technology policy David Tennenhouse has given Redmond's good netkeeping seal of approval to the USA's plans to stop acting as the ultimate regulator of the internet. Tennenhouse has posted to the effect that “The U.S. Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s recent …

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and we are confident

Oh dear.

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Good riddance

I can't think of many who will be sorry to see the back of ICANN, except possibly Hollywood.

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"I can't think of many who will be sorry to see the back of ICANN"

Except they aren't talking about getting rid of ICANN, they're talking about stopping the oversight by the US DoC.

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Now that the NSA has riddled the internet with all sorts of black box hardware and spiders this is only symbolic.

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"Now that the NSA has riddled the internet with all sorts of black box hardware and spiders this is only symbolic."

NNNOOOOOO!!! its their master plan. Now that they have "back doored" every possible thing they can give it up confidently sit back,,, and,,, you know... RIGHT...

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On the shoulders of giants...

Microsoft relies on the stability, resilience and security of the DNS system ...

But in no way does it provide it.

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Nice try...

NO, Bill, you may NOT take over the job.

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Microsoft is in favour of it?

Gods. There must be something dramatically wrong with it!

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