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ICANN election.com not working reliably
From: William Allen Simpson <wsimpson () greendragon com>
Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2000 06:09:44 -0400
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I've tried the election mechanism this morning at nearly the earliest
possible time, and after proceeding through all the pages, and verifying
my choices, suddenly the page indicated that I could not proceed at this
First of all, that's a terrible error message. Content free.
Secondly, I noticed a very long URL at the top of my page, most of
which was not visible. I copied it into a text editor:
Now, that's dandy. If I'd mis-entered my credentials, I'd expect it to
tell me on the first secured page, before entering and verifying my votes.
Since I'm just copying and pasting, I'm a bit surprised that there was
an error. Just in case, I tried it on the ICANN member pages. It still
works! So, it looks like there's a problem in the verification system.
I know it's Sunday, early in the morning, but that's when the Board
chose to start the voting. Hopefully, somebody is checking for errors.
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- ICANN election.com not working reliably William Allen Simpson (Oct 01)