Re: [DNS] domain name, WSIS & governance news - 7 July

Re: [DNS] domain name, WSIS & governance news - 7 July

From: Ian Smith <smithi§>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 00:12:28 +1000 (EST)
On Sun, 10 Jul 2005, David Goldstein wrote:

 > ICANN's man in Europe bows out
 > Internet overseeing organisation ICANN still has
 > problems but it will come out of the UN's upcoming
 > review into Internet governance with flying colours,
 > the organisation's man in Europe, Paul Verhoef has
 > predicted on the eve of his departure.
 > The US Department of Commerce, the DNS Root, and ICANN
 > The recent announcement in eWeek titled "Feds Won't
 > Let Go of Internet DNS" (slashdotted here) has some
 > major internet policy implications. The short, careful
 > wording appears to be more of a threat to ICANN than a
 > power grab. In short, the US Department of Commerce's
 > National Telecommunications and Information
 > Administration announced that it was not going to stop
 > overseeing ICANN's changes to the DNS root.

On the latter issue, a perhaps more European point of view by the same
author as the former ..

And the link you posted to Geoff Huston's IPv6 space allocation article
was fascinating (to me anyway); maybe worth repeating for the skimmers:

 > eu: Get in before the rush and obtain a .travel domain name now

<cough ;\>

Cheers, Ian
Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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