I'm not even surprised
Blatant white collar crime seems to be on the rise and they're getting away with it too. So why wouldn't they try to make a deal profitable for all involved in making it?
The Colombian government has been accused by its own internet community of fixing a contract so that just one North American company in particular is eligible to operate the .co top-level domain-name registry. In a tendering process that has become increasingly controversial, the Colombian government’s technology ministry …
Not any more, it doesn't. American law says one thing, Trump and his goons do whatever they want and high-level execs escape scot-free.
And, given who Trump pushed into the Supreme Court, soon American law will be re-written to basically state that anything a multi-billion company does is legal by definition. That is what Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Intel, HP and the rest of them are pushing for.
Someone is trying to get rid of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
"It’s just so unfair that American companies aren’t allowed to pay bribes to get business overseas,” Trump said, according to a passage published by the [Washington] Post. “We’re going to change that.”
Forget the high-seas, modern piracy prowls the much calmer waters of the DNS NGOs. There's tonnes of sunken treasure off the lovely coast of Icann from vessels sank by petty feudal lords, some of whom took up residency in Icann. It's a lovely country, if you can get over the stench of corruption...
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