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View Resource Committee on ICANN Evolution and Reform

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) (last mentioned in the November 17, 2000 Scout Report ) has this page about a large movement to reform the organization and its practices. The original mission of ICANN was "to create an effective private sector policy development process" to manage the Internet domain name system. The documents given on this site explain why this...
View Resource ICANN: Report on New TLD Applications

In 2000 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced its decision to add seven new top-level domains (TLDs) to supplement the familiar .com, .edu. .gov, and so on. The new domains will be .info, .biz, .name, .pro, .museum, .coop, and .aero. Users can read this report, which comments on the 44 applications ICANN received for new TLDs after issuing a call for proposals...
View Resource Savetz's Unofficial Internet Public Domain Index

Savetz's Unofficial Internet Public Domain Index" contains pointers to works that are in the public domain. As clarified by Mr. Savetz: "Public domain doesn't mean 'shareware.' It isn't a work that is owned by somebody else, who allows you to use it for free. It isn't software distributed under the "GNU Public License," or a copyrighted book that the author has put online. Public domain means that...