back to article Unredacted: ICANN's hidden role in fierce battle over .Africa rights

Domain-name overseer ICANN's pivotal role in a controversial fight over .africa is today revealed in full for the first time. An independent review into the .africa saga, which was two years in the making, concluded that ICANN had broken its own bylaws: the organization had failed to properly investigate claims made by one of …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "info provided ... marked as confidential by one of the parties"

    At least this is consistent with the rest of ICANN's "investigation": take the party's word for it without any further question.

    We'd all like to face such empty "justice", where anything that reveals us as corrupt shits can simply be deemed "confidential" at our own behest. I guess that if my business model includes taking bribes then this would be "commercially confidential" and so forever safe from public scrutiny?

  2. Ashton Black

    No cheeseburgers.

    ICANN haz bribe?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What did you expect?

    Are you so naïve as to not know that none of these agencies is objective or actually protecting the public? If so then you live in a fantasy world, not reality.

  4. cs94njw

    It beggars belief that a modern organization is so blatantly corrupt!

    What kind of egotist was picked to run ICANN, and who the hell do they think they are!?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      who the hell do they think they are!?

      Sepp Blatter?

    2. Mark 85

      and who the hell do they think they are!?

      Hmm... Congress maybe?

  5. Will Godfrey Silver badge

    Poer corrupts

    You know the rest

    1. Will Godfrey Silver badge


      Power does too. {mutter}{mutter}stupid keyboard{mutter}

  6. Henry Minute

    Poer Corrupts

    Police Officers for Equal Rights corrupts?

    Surely not.

    1. Will Godfrey Silver badge

      Re: Poer Corrupts

      Poorly Organised Error Recovery :(

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  8. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

    Why not a merger?

    Simply merge FIFA, ICANN and the Olympics and you can have a single place to pay bribes - avoiding a lot of transaction costs.

  9. Jamie Jones Silver badge
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    Whenever you see that an article is written by Kieren, you know you are going to get some quality investigative journalism.

    [ yeah, yeah, cue the 'brown-nose' comments! ]

    1. Ashton Black

      Well, it is a very brown nose.

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