Hoffman, Paul
September 2000
Network World;09/18/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p59
Trade Publication
Discusses misconceptions about the role of the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in the Internet. Establishment of ICANN in 1998 to oversee the Internet's name and address system; Detractors' claim that ICANN is not doing enough to get typical Internet users in policy decisions; Statement that ICANN has no standing with world governments.


Related Articles

  • What's In a (Domain) Name? Archee, Raymond K. // Intercom;Mar2001, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p35 

    Reports on the method developed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to accommodate the growth of the Internet domain naming system. Categories of Internet domain names approved by ICANN; Advantages provided by the additional domain names; Rules in acquiring domain...

  • Dotcom era gradually fades with a new revolution.  // Siliconindia;Jul2011, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p8 

    The article discusses the significance of the incorporation of new Internet domain suffixes by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as a concept to revolutionize the Internet industry worldwide.

  • Your potential new Web uses and domain names will be greatly affected by ICANN. Livingston, Brian // InfoWorld;07/17/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p56 

    Reports that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is making decisions about the voting rights of Internet users and to whom it will grant some valuable domain names. Review of what happened with other promising technologies in the 1970s and in 1980s; Options of ICANN.

  • CreditUnion.Shop? New Domain Names On The Way. San Filippo, John // Credit Union Journal;08/28/2000, Vol. 4 Issue 35, p10 

    Reports on the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers' adoption of a timeline that should bring about top-level domains by the start of 2001. Definition of a top-level domain; Provisions under the resolution.

  • Domain Wranglers. Gruenwald, Juliana // Interactive Week;4/16/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 15, p59 

    Deals with issues about the possible agreement between the United States Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and operators of country-code top-level domain names. Benefits of an agreement; Role of the local government in the process of forging an agreement; Fund for the...

  • Early birds can upgrade their worms. Hitchcox, Alan L. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996);Jul2001, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p4 

    Comments on Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers' plan to add several generic top level domains. Enhancement of organization in the world of Internet; Challenge for users to find the information they are looking for; Level of protection for companies and organizations holding rights to...

  • Ready to give up '.com'? Didn't think so. Hicks, Matt // eWeek;09/18/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 38, p60 

    Reports on the emergence of alternative domain names to .com. Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers' acceptance of suggestions for new domain names; Non-refundable application fee; Reasons why companies are reluctant to use alternative domain names for their sites.

  • Under Currents.  // Inter@ctive Week;04/24/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 16, p14 

    Presents news briefs from the Internet industry as of April 24, 2000. Debt collector hired by Network Solutions Inc. to trace customers who have failed to pay their domain name registration fees; Failure of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to create additional top-level...

  • News in Brief.  // IEEE Internet Computing;May/Jun2007, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p7 

    News briefs are presented concerning the Internet Industry. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) may consider becoming a private international organization for liability reasons, according to the article. Olaf Kolkman has been appointed chair of the Internet...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics