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    This discussion has been archived.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.
    New TLDs and the Ben Edelman Report | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 33 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: New TLDs and the Berkman Report
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Monday July 29 2002, @02:20AM (#8144)
    User #2810 Info
    If you're worried about methodology, start following some of Bob Connor's links to supposedly unique .info sites and see how many are just redirects or mirrors of other sites (typically but not only to .com). If you're worried about what someone will do with supposedly scientific information, here is Afilias (the thoroughly discredited Roland LaPlante) spinning Bob Connor's research, and even he admits .info has not lived up to expectations. And if you're worried about accuracy, 900,000 was not 5 times 500,000 when I went to school. -g
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: New TLDs and the Berkman Report
    by RFassett on Monday July 29 2002, @06:30AM (#8156)
    User #3226 Info | http://www.enum.info
    "No one else out there is really making an attempt to do the same kind of research that Ben does."

    ICANN has claimed not enough direct participation by stakeholders from the private sector and has certainly singled out private industry that - per ICANN - directly benefit from its existence and hence should be "contributing".

    This is the same entity that has slammed the door on private industry of any opportunity to innovate the addressing space without going through regulatory-type hoops for no apparant or logical means for doing so (i.e. no identifiable outcome). Generally, private industry does not participate where there is not reasonable and clear opportunity, especially in these economic times where every expense projection is under internal scrutiny. Qualified technology and other market research funded by private industry? What possible reason has ICANN supplied to the private sector for such a "contribution"? It is noticeably lacking for a reason.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re: New TLDs and the Berkman Report
    by fnord (groy2kNO@SPAMyahoo.com) on Monday July 29 2002, @07:51AM (#8163)
    User #2810 Info
    Milton doesn't seem to like the UDRP. Milton studies the UDRP and finds it less than perfect. Does that mean his research should be considered invalid? No. The statistics stand on their own, and anyone is free to attempt to draw different conclusions. If you can show flaws in the methodology or errors in the data, that's one thing, but if the science is sound, then one (including its author) is left to interpret it as one wishes. Ditto for Ben. I don't see anyone coming up with credible arguments regarding the methodology or data for either of them. I respect them both and value their research. If you don't like their ideologies, do your own research and publish it and draw whatever conclusions you wish. -g
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
  • 3 replies beneath your current threshold.

  • 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