October 25, 2007

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Over at Linux Journal, I just posted Maybe UCANN school ICANN on whois. It begins,

  Raise your hand if you use whois every day. Even if your hand isn’t up, and you just regard whois as am essential sysadmin tool, this post is for you.

  Because if you’re interested in keeping whois working for the those it was made for in the first place, you need to visit the battlefield where whois’ future is being determined right now. That is, you must be Beowulf to the Grendel that is the Intellectual Property Community. Worse, you must confront him in the vast cave that is ICANN.

The subject is equally geeky, wonky and important. You might wanna check it out.