ICANNWatch
 
  Inside ICANNWatch  
Submit Story
Home
Lost Password
Preferences
Site Messages
Top 10 Lists
Latest Comments
Search by topic

Our Mission
ICANN for Beginners
About Us
How To Use This Site
ICANNWatch FAQ
Slash Tech Info
Link to Us
Write to Us

  Useful ICANN sites  
  • ICANN itself
  • Bret Fausett's ICANN Blog
  • Internet Governance Project
  • UN Working Group on Internet Governance
  • Karl Auerbach web site
  • Müller-Maguhn home
  • UDRPinfo.com;
  • UDRPlaw.net;
  • CircleID;
  • LatinoamerICANN Project
  • ICB Tollfree News

  •   At Large Membership and Civil Society Participation in ICANN  
  • icannatlarge.com;
  • Noncommercial Users Constituency of ICANN
  • NAIS Project
  • ICANN At Large Study Committee Final Report
  • ICANN (non)Members page
  • ICANN Membership Election site

  • ICANN-Related Reading
    Browse ICANNWatch by Subject

    Ted Byfied
    - ICANN: Defending Our Precious Bodily Fluids
    - Ushering in Banality
    - ICANN! No U CANN't!
    - roving_reporter
    - DNS: A Short History and a Short Future

    David Farber
    - Overcoming ICANN (PFIR statement)

    A. Michael Froomkin
    - When We Say US™, We Mean It!
    - ICANN 2.0: Meet The New Boss
    - Habermas@ discourse.net: Toward a Critical Theory of Cyberspace
    - ICANN and Anti-Trust (with Mark Lemley)
    - Wrong Turn in Cyberspace: Using ICANN to Route Around the APA & the Constitution (html)
    - Form and Substance in Cyberspace
    - ICANN's "Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy"-- Causes and (Partial) Cures

    Milton Mueller
    - Ruling the Root
    - Success by Default: A New Profile of Domain Name Trademark Disputes under ICANN's UDRP
    - Dancing the Quango: ICANN as International Regulatory Regime
    - Goverments and Country Names: ICANN's Transformation into an Intergovernmental Regime
    - Competing DNS Roots: Creative Destruction or Just Plain Destruction?
    - Rough Justice: A Statistical Assessment of the UDRP
    - ICANN and Internet Governance

    David Post
    - Governing Cyberspace, or Where is James Madison When We Need Him?
    - The 'Unsettled Paradox': The Internet, the State, and the Consent of the Governed

    Jonathan Weinberg
    - Sitefinder and Internet Governance
    - ICANN, Internet Stability, and New Top Level Domains
    - Geeks and Greeks
    - ICANN and the Problem of Legitimacy

    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
    (June 1999 - March 2001)


     
    This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.
    VeriSign Caves, For Now | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 29 comments | Search Discussion
    Click this button to post a comment to this story
    The options below will change how the comments display
    Threshold:
    Check box to change your default comment view
    The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
    Re:True
    by dmehus on Friday October 03 2003, @03:03PM (#12387)
    User #3626 Info | http://doug.mehus.info/
    What is IOD? I'm all for .web, and many more unsponsored, unrestricted, gTLDs (somewhere in the neighbourhood of at least 15 introduced per year). However, we should be careful who we delegate such TLD strings to, in my opinion. Something as neat as .web should be managed by a non-profit, true public benefit corporation. In essence, I'm thinking that the Internet Multicasting Service [invisible.net] would be best suited to administer and manage a TLD such as .web.

    Other unsponsored TLDs I've thought would be useful:
    .blog
    .chat
    .news (however, a policy should be implemented that allows accredited news organizations such as CNN or the Associated Press to take over a domain name, similar to the .biz STOP policy framework)
    .space ("web"space, get it?)
    .store
    .web

    In terms of new restricted TLDs, there are a couple that would be good:
    .health (available for registered physicians and accredited sources of health information [to weed out bogus crap])
    .inc (available for any legally incorporated and registered company)

    Doug
    Doug Mehus http://doug.mehus.info/ [mehus.info]
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re:True by dmehus
    Starting Score:    1  point
    Karma-Bonus Modifier   +1  
    Total Score:   2  
    Re:True
    by cambler (chris@ambler.net) on Friday October 03 2003, @06:13PM (#12392)
    User #36 Info | http://onthenet.ambler.net/
    What is IOD? :-)

    See the application for .Web in 2000 on the ICANN site by Image Online Design.

    --
    Ambler On The Net [ambler.net]

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    • Re:True by cambler Saturday October 04 2003, @10:43AM
    • 1 reply beneath your current threshold.
    Re:True
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Saturday October 04 2003, @03:39PM (#12400)
    User #2810 Info
    Give CNN .news? Guess here in BC the bud you must be smoking is good, eh? -g
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    • Re:True by dmehus Saturday October 04 2003, @10:22PM


    Search ICANNWatch.org:


    Privacy Policy: We will not knowingly give out your personal data -- other than identifying your postings in the way you direct by setting your configuration options -- without a court order. All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 by ICANNWatch.Org. This web site was made with Slashcode, a web portal system written in perl. Slashcode is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL license.
    You can syndicate our headlines in .rdf, .rss, or .xml. Domain registration services donated by DomainRegistry.com