morbid writes "Eugene Kashpureff has pleaded guilty in Brooklyn federal court to one count of computer fraud. Twice in july he redirected traffic meant for the InterNIC to his own registry, the AlterNIC. Read more here". I respect what AlterNIC wants to accomplish, but their actions border on net terrorism. We need an improved NS, but it needs to win on its own merit, not by screwing over the existing system.