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DC News: ICANN to Reveal Who Applied for New Generic Top-Level Domains on 4-30-12
April 3, 2012

ICANN has set April 30th as its target date to release the list of applications for new generic top-level domains, specifying who has applied for which domain names. Source: http://www…

ICANN Will Move Forward with Release of New Generic Top-Level Domains
January 6, 2012

In a move fraught with controversy, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will move forward with its plan to increase the number of generic top-level domains (gTLDs). …

ICANN to Stay American For Now
January 1, 2006

The U.S. Department of Commerce said it would renew its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for oversight of the naming system for…

ICANN, DoC Hit Refresh on Net Contract
January 1, 2006

The U.S. Department of Commerce renewed its contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), leaving the management of the technical details of the Internet with the n…

Learning from the Past—Lessons for the Future Internet
January 1, 2006

At barely 15 years old, the public Internet is already considered indispensable by much of the world's population. Growth has inevitably brought problems of every description to the policy a…

Dutch Company Starts New Internet Address System
January 1, 2005

Amsterdam-based UnifiedRoot S&M BV has created an Internet addressing system that eliminates top-level domains such as .com and .edu, allowing organizations and individuals to register Internet…

Trade Group Challenges ICANN-VeriSign Settlement
January 1, 2005

"A trade group of Internet businesses challenged a proposed settlement over control of the .com domain as a violation of U.S. antitrust laws in a lawsuit filed Monday in a California federal c…

U.S. Claims Victory in Internet Fight, But Others Not So Sure
January 1, 2005

Delegates at an international meeting in Tunisia have agreed to allow oversight of the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) to remain with the United States. Leading up to the World Summit on t…

Cybersquatting, Identity Theft, and Other Network Management Challenges: Strategies for Prevention and Remediation
January 1, 2002

Cybersquatting, parody sites, the hijacking of faculty and student e-mail accounts, privacy issues, identity theft, and trademark considerations are just some of the challenges colleges and univers…

An Interview with ALA's Rick Weingarten
December 9, 2005

In this 32 minute recording, I join Rick Weingarten, Director of the ALA's Office of IT Policy, for a look inside the beltway.  Join us as he shares a brief bit of background about the Amer…