Wouldn't things be much better and open if instead of ICANN or IETF we just had joint agreements between Comcast, ATT, Verizon, Time-Warner, and maybe Level3? I guess I should be international and include a few other "key players" in that list, too.
It is called the ITU!
As in certain cults it is possible to kill a process if you know its true name. -- Ken Thompson and Dennis M. Ritchie