The US commerce department is to relax its somewhat firm hold on the Internet. Actually US is planning to leave oversight of ICANN. This came after severe criticism from the international community over the NSA’s clandestine activities.
Mar 15 2014, 9:24am CDT
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ICANN has banned all dotless domains. Thus it has destroyed Google’s wish to acquire a dotless search domain. This action has of course left Google high and dry.
Aug 17 2013, 8:06am CDT
The list of new domain name suffix applications include one from Apple. Apple would like to get .apple.
Jun 13 2012, 10:07am CDT
Source: All Things Digital
Some governments are urging the US to ensure they retain a role in allocating country-specific Internet address suffixes—like .de for Germany—when the US relinquishes its oversight of the body that assigns web addresses a ...
Full article at: All Things Digital
Jun 27 2014, 9:05am CDT
France strongly attacked the US-based body that assigns internet addresses on Wednesday, saying it was not a fit venue for internet governance and that alternatives sh ...
Full article at: PhysOrg.com
Jun 26 2014, 3:10am CDT
Go Daddy is offering right now hot .Com domain registration deal. You get 1-year .COM domain for only 99 Cents with the...
Dec 17 2010, 6:12am CST
Source: P2P Foundation
Jon Husband, the creator of Wirearchy, has very kindly agreed to the serialization of six selected essays on wirearchy:
“The power and effectiveness of people working together through connection and collaboration … taking responsibility individually and collectively rather than relying on traditional hierarchical status.”
We publish this series in the context of, and in recognition of, the choice of Wirearchy as the governance model for the Near Future Edu ...
Full article at: P2P Foundation
May 30 2014, 8:35am CDT
Source: The Atlantic
There's this 1960 Twilight Zone episode, "A Thing About Machines," that hinges on one of the classic conflicts in science fiction: Man versus machine. The story is about a wealthy curmudgeon who lives in a house filled with technology he's not convinced he needs. Naturally, the appliances fight back. This guy is attacked by his typewriter, a television set, a rotary telephone, and an electric ra ...
Full article at: The Atlantic
May 14 2014, 10:49am CDT
ICANN Censors Roughly 80 Sites
Nov 27 2010, 10:26pm CST