ICANN foolishness

From the "shoot yourself in the foot" desk: ICANN will begin domain shutdowns abroad for copyright violations.

This is like a gift to all the people that have been promoting and talking about alternatives to DNS (and here or here for a list) for years. It will drive development support to these efforts in droves . . . get ready for the new encrypted, distributed, alter-internet.

"Death to videodrome, long live the new flesh!"
(couldn't resist)

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Okay, well . . . he didn't exactly "quote" me . . . but used the same language to describe the same ridiculous shenanigans:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/15/web-freedom-threat-google-brin

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