Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Sep 2005 11:17 UTC
Internet & Networking At PrepCom3, a dramatic last-minute deal drawn up by the EU may mark the end of the US government's control of the internet. In essence, [the EU called for] a new version of the current overseeing body ICANN and an end to the US government's overall control of the DNS. The US was scathing about the proposals, within minutes telling delegates that it "can't in any way allow any changes" that would prevent it from having overall control of the internet. Other countries, like Brazil, China, Iran and Cuba support the proposal. Brazil's ambassador outlined: "It is not a question of being anti-ICANN, it's about having a very clear and open and democratic and inclusive mechanism of overview of certain functions that today are performed by ICANN with no kind of supervision."
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RE[5]: History
by dylansmrjones on Sun 2nd Oct 2005 18:13 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: History"
dylansmrjones
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2005-10-02

Actually they weren't Rolls Royce.

Rolls Royce got them from USA through the UK Government.

So... the engines in most Spitfires and Hurricanes were american engines, or based on american parts, since british industry couldn't produce fast enough.

It was our luck that Göring wanted the Luftwaffe to have the credit, and then changed tactics towards bombraids on cities. That saved UK in the Battle of Britain. UK would have lost if the Nazis had stuck to their first strategy.

Now go read some more "moron". And stop the name calling.

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RE[6]: History
by on Tue 4th Oct 2005 07:36 in reply to "RE[5]: History"
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Actually they goddam where Rolls Royce engines, stop trying to revise bloody history

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RE[7]: History
by dylansmrjones on Tue 4th Oct 2005 13:51 in reply to "RE[6]: History"
dylansmrjones Member since:
2005-10-02

I'n not revising the bloody history.

But apparently some englishmen don't like to admit they got a lot of help on all fronts from USA - including engines and parts to engines ;)

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