September 19, 2003

VeriSlime humor

[This was a (not accepted) comment I wrote to Dave Farber's list, in the midst of the discussions of how to react to Verisign's DNS actions. I was thinking there could be a "Top Ten" list]

On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 11:24:51AM -0400, Dave Farber wrote:
>For the life of me I cannot figure out what to say in a message to [Verisign ]. djf

Contest! Contest!

"It's hard to be worse than the Sobig virus - but you've done it."

"Never has an organization committed credibility-suicide so publicly."

"Many people suspected DNS was broken. Now they know."

But it should be obvious what is the #1 thing to say:


[That was a riff on the long North American Network Operators Group mailing-list thread: "What *are* they smoking?"]

By Seth Finkelstein | posted in quotes | on September 19, 2003 11:18 PM (Infothought permalink) | Followups
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So crummy they make ICANN look good.

Posted by: chip at September 20, 2003 12:59 PM

Ha :-)

Not that I'm against "crappy" per se, but do you think it would flow better as:

"So bad they make ICANN look good"?

Posted by: Seth Finkelstein at September 20, 2003 01:52 PM