Dotty Idea

Southan, Rhys
December 2001
Reason;Dec2001, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p19
Discusses the exclusion of the .kids domain name from the list of top-level domain names released by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as of December 2001. Introduction of a bill in the U.S. Congress to develop a .kids domain; Claims on the importance of the domain name in terms of child protection; Stance of ICANN on the issue.


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