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Re: Root Server Operators (Re: What *are* they smoking?)
On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 22:48:43 +0300 (IDT) Hank Nussbacher <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Verisign is a business and its goal is to make money.More importantly, > > its a publically traded company whose goal is to make its stock value go up. > > So, if we're interested in having them listen, we should be targeting > > their stock value.Right now, I really can't think of a headline that > > the NY Times or CNN could run that would make ordinary people understand > > what's going on and encourage them to bring pressure on Verisign.Besides, > > Verisign would obviously counter with the junk in their release. > > > > So far up 1.7% today: > http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bc?s=VRSN&t=1d > > Looks like they are winning. Please take heart in the fact that the performance of IT stocks these days is not in any way a reflection of the company in question. That stock performance became meaningless during the dot-com bubble and to this day it remains impossible to draw any sort of substantive conclusion based on it.