“We had the buzz in the field in the late ’90s. And now we don’t really have the buzz in terms of the people coming into the field, the diversity of people coming into the field. And that’s a concern for us.”

Harvard dropout Bill Gates, speaking at his almost mater about why no one’s leaving school to join his firm anymore, Boston Globe, 27 February 2004


“Working the ICANN process is like being nibbled to death by a duck. It makes no sense, and in the end, you’re dead in the water.”

VeriSign executive Tom Galvin, on his company’s filing a lawsuit against Internet domain-name overseer ICANN so it doesn’t have to follow any pesky rules, Computerworld, 26 February 2004