back to article Confusion, fear and growing pains: ICANN bigwig spells out gTLD headaches

It's not easy being global DNS overseer ICANN right now. The addition of hundreds of new generic top-level domains – gTLDs from .book to .ninja – has been an operational headache; the transition of the key IANA contract is put it under an unfavorable spotlight; and a recent hack of its staff admin systems has raised questions …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge
    Mushroom

    "being more accountable than anything else on Earth"

    Wow. Just - wow.

    You'd think that ICANN has responsibilities on par with the White House, deciding the fate of the world.

    Reality check : you're handing out TLDs, you prick, and most of them have less utility than my garbage collector. Take it down a notch.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      WTF?

      Re: "being more accountable than anything else on Earth"

      Think you need to read again and comprehend...

      More accountability is a good thing, but being more accountable than anything else on Earth is a tall order."

      1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

        I comprehend perfectly well. This jerk really thinks that actually respecting his own charter and being called on his backroom shenanigans makes him "more accountable than anything else on Earth".

        I believe that that is a perfect illustration of this.

  2. Rainer
    Paris Hilton

    Those millions...

    they'll probably spend it all on booze, hookers and gambling.

    After all, why else hold a conference in Las Vegas?

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