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    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
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    Former V.P of European Parliament raises questions
    On March 26th, 2006 with 1 comments
    314eyed writes "Former MEP Elly Plooij-van Gorsel writes in a letter published...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    U.S. Commerce Department Continues to Intervene in ICANN
    On March 26th, 2006 with 1 comments
    ICM Registry, the proposer of the .xxx top-level domain for adult content, went...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations

    Brett Fausett's Law Firm an Interested Party Now
    On March 18th, 2006 with 4 comments
    Tom Galvin writes "If ICANN Watch is going to spotlight Bret Fauset's views, it...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSI

    Red-State Democrats use ICANN to Pose
    On March 17th, 2006 with 0 comments
    Two Democrat Senators from conservative states (Montana and Arkansas) have...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations

    Alternate Realities: Playing the China Card
    On March 1st, 2006 with 0 comments
    China has caused the Internet governance world to flutter by announcing in the...
    Section: Main > Alternate Roots

    How to Build an Internet Governance Forum
    On February 5th, 2006 with 0 comments
    It will be interesting to see who attends the public consultations on the new...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    XXX Controversy Signals Major Change in ICANN
    On December 3rd, 2005 with 1 comments
    It is now clear that by sending its letter of August 12 blocking approval of...
    Section: Main > Government Advisory Committee (GAC)

    What the World Needs Now?
    On November 26th, 2005 with 1 comments
    Nathan Braun writes "Want to solve cybercrime, spam and viruses? Just...
    Section: Main > Laugh (or Cry)

    Analysis of WSIS Outcomes for Internet Governance
    On November 24th, 2005 with 4 comments
    Hans writes "An Assessment of the WSIS-2/Tunis ‘05 OutcomesThe outcomes of the...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    Five More Years! WSIS Settles Nothing but Paves Way for More Debate
    On November 17th, 2005 with 28 comments
    The basic problem posed by WSIS was the role of national governments and...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    DNS Detente
    On November 11th, 2005 with 13 comments
    Anonymous writes "DNS Détente, 'In a paper entitled “DNS Détente”, written in...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    DoC will put IANA functions up for competitive bid
    On November 8th, 2005 with 26 comments
    Meredith Attewell, NTIA Senior Advisor and Acting Associate Director for...
    Section: Main > IANAICANN Does Good

    CDT cautions NTIA on .xxx
    On October 7th, 2005 with 0 comments
    Kudos to the Center for Democracy and Technology which has, somewhat slowly,...
    Section: Main > sTLDs hoping to enter legacy root

    The Failure of Internet Unilateralism
    On October 2nd, 2005 with 24 comments
    The results of WSIS Prepcom 3 demonstrate the failure of US unilateralism. The...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    Adult entertainment trade association starts letter writing campaign against .XXX
    On September 14th, 2005 with 25 comments
    Tom Hymes writes "The Free Speech Coalition, the trade association for the...
    Section: Main > sTLDs hoping to enter legacy root

    Statement on USG .xxx Intervention Gains Support
    On August 28th, 2005 with 100 comments
    Responding to the .xxx intervention by the US Commerce Department, the Internet...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations

    More arbitrary GAC interference in TLDs
    On August 28th, 2005 with 6 comments
    A new exchange of correspondence between a TLD supplicant and GAC illustrates...
    Section: Main > Government Advisory Committee (GAC)

    The DoC and XXX
    On August 22nd, 2005 with 72 comments
    jberryhill writes "What are we to make of a Commerce Department that provides...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations

    Don't Like the UN? How About GAC?
    On August 17th, 2005 with 84 comments
    By now everyone knows about the attempt by the US Commerce Department to...
    Section: Main > Government Advisory Committee (GAC)

    Obscenity on the Internet
    On August 15th, 2005 with 23 comments
    For those of you who hate ICANN, the flap over the "recall" of the .xxx domain...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations

    Caught in the act
    On July 16th, 2005 with 3 comments
    ICANN's Board and staff moving the goalposts once...
    Section: Main > Laugh (or Cry)

    From the corridors of Luxembourg
    On July 14th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Vint Cerf thinks I'm "pessmistic". Vint's and Paul Twomey's spin on the US NTIA...
    Section: Main > Root Servers

    WGIG shows a little leg at ICANN
    On July 13th, 2005 with 2 comments
    Eight ICANN-affiliated members of the Working Group on Internet Governance,...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    ICANN: VeriSign Can Raise .net Prices in 2007
    On July 10th, 2005 with 4 comments
    Fergie writes "Via Netcraft. ICANN is lifting restrictions on VeriSign's...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSI

    WGIG Public Meeting considers Role of GAC in ICANN
    On June 16th, 2005 with 45 comments
    The UN Working Group concluded its public consultations Wednesday and today the...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    Brazil proposes sweeping Internet Governance reforms
    On June 12th, 2005 with 22 comments
    As the UN Working Group on Internet Governance enters into its last public...
    Section: Main > WSIS

    US Government Uses GAC to Combat Privacy Push in WHOIS
    On June 10th, 2005 with 38 comments
    At the Luxembourg ICANN meeting, the US Government is organizing a 4-hour...
    Section: Main > Privacy

    .xxx approval a positive sign
    On June 2nd, 2005 with 42 comments
    Lauren Weinstein got it right? Surely you jest, Michael. (Sorry to have to use...
    Section: Main > gTLDs hoping to enter the legacy root

    Secret, Closed WHOIS Meeting Excludes Privacy Advocates
    On May 20th, 2005 with 70 comments
    Today (Friday, May 20) a secret meeting is taking place in Washington DC. WHOIS...
    Section: Main > USA Goverment Relations

    We support privatized governance because it is more efficient...right?
    On April 21st, 2005 with 18 comments
    ICANN's budget: ~$6 million (FY-'03); ~$8.3 million (FY-'04); ~$15.8 million...
    Section: Main > Budget and Expenditures

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