Halting NSI, other Web robber barons

July 1999
Editor & Publisher;07/31/99, Vol. 132 Issue 31, p16
Trade Publication
Comments on the United States Department of Commerce's policy opening up Internet registration to competition to lead to lower fees and other innovations in the US. Capture of the market by Network Solutions Inc. (NSI) that was the exclusive agent for registering Internet addresses; Criticism of the NSI restriction of access to the `whois' database; Impact of the decision on newspaper publishing.


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