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  • UDRPlaw.net;
  • CircleID;
  • LatinoamerICANN Project
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  •   At Large Membership and Civil Society Participation in ICANN  
  • icannatlarge.com;
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    Highlights of the ICANNWatch Archive
    (June 1999 - March 2001)

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    Court Dismisses Kremen Antitrust Case Against ARIN as Filed Too Late
    On January 8th, 2007 with 0 comments
    The potentially fascinating Kremin v. ARIN case -- in which the plaintiff...
    Section: Main > IP NumbersLawsuits and Judicial Decisions

    Recursive DNS service tries to block phishing hole
    On July 11th, 2006 with 1 comments
    fnord writes "Wired News reports on OpenDNS, a San Francisco based company...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Auerbach Accuses Board of Dereliction of Duty on IP Allocation
    On April 11th, 2005 with 26 comments
    Former ICANN Director Karl Auerbach has some harsh things to say about the...
    Section: Main > IP NumbersBoard of Directors

    ICANNfocus Article on ASO MoU Compares Wrong Documents
    On October 28th, 2004 with 1 comments
    Paul Wilson writes "Before anyone else jumps on this particular bandwagon:  
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Address Registries Preparing for ICANN Collapse?
    On September 27th, 2003 with 2 comments
    Already reeling from widespread accusations of impotence in regard to...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Sky Is Falling! IP Number Crisis!
    On July 22nd, 2003 with 4 comments
    The campaign for IPv6 rolls on. In May, it was "Asia 'Running Out' of IPv4...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Pentagon to Adopt IPv6 by 2008
    On June 14th, 2003 with 1 comments
    Looks like one big North American customer will adopt IPv6, albeit in an...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Sky is Falling: Asia 'Running Out' of IPv4 Numbers
    On May 28th, 2003 with 1 comments
    Slashdot carries a pointer to a ZDNET scare story, Asia running out of...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    IETF Considers DNS Extensions to Support IPv6
    On May 28th, 2003 with 1 comments
    One tends, in the ICANN wars, to think of the DNS as a fixed thing. Indeed,...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    g Root Server Vanishes Temporarily
    On January 25th, 2003 with 0 comments
    For some reason, perhaps connected to the recent Microsoft SQL Internet Worm,...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    98% of DNS Queries to the Root are "Unnecessary"!
    On January 24th, 2003 with 7 comments
    Wow. Slashdot links to a an amazing report from UCSD looking at 152 million...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    A Curmudgeonly Prediction about DNS Security Debates
    On January 21st, 2003 with 2 comments
    Richard Forno of infowarrior.org offers a fairly cynical take on the coming...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Mockapetris on "Defending the DNS"
    On January 8th, 2003 with 3 comments
    Paul Mockapetris, one of the folks who helped create the DNS system we have...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    J Root Moved for 'National Security'?
    On December 16th, 2002 with 2 comments
    AP's Ted Bridis has the scoop on on the move of the J root. Seems VeriSign got...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    .Info survives DDOS attack
    On November 25th, 2002 with 7 comments
    Anonymous writes "According to this cnet news.com story, UltraDNS, manager of...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Root Server Operators' Revolution?
    On November 21st, 2002 with 4 comments
    isquat writes "While ICANN recently added on its 'front page' a link to what...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    How to Protect the DNS
    On October 25th, 2002 with 7 comments
    Our earlier item on the recent DDOS attacks mentioned Karl Auerbach's simple...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Name Servers Were Attacked Too
    On October 23rd, 2002 with 1 comments
    Shortly after the largely ineffectual attack on the root servers last Monday,...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Denial of Service Attack on Root Servers
    On October 21st, 2002 with 6 comments
    NANOG's mailing list carries reports of a denial of service attack on several...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    RIR's respond back to ICANN and outline their position
    On October 14th, 2002 with 1 comments
    Hendrik writes "The ongoing discussion between RIR's and ICANN has brought two...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    ICANN Seeks to Mollify RIRs
    On September 17th, 2002 with 5 comments
    If you are powerful, ICANN responds to your concerns in a hurry. (Contrast how...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    On September 15th, 2002 with 2 comments
    The three incumbent RIRs (the regional bodies that allocate IP numbers) have...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    RIR's Seek Disengagement From ICANN
    On June 20th, 2002 with 6 comments
    The RIR's have issued their views on ICANN Reform. They suggest that they...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    VeriSign to Replace BIND with ATLAS
    On June 13th, 2002 with 2 comments
    Carolyn Duffy Marsan reports in Computerworld that VeriSign has announced it...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    ITU Tutorial on IPv6
    On April 19th, 2002 with 1 comments
    The ITU will be 'hosting' a Tutorial Workshop on IPv6 on May 6, 2002. It is...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Is IPv6 Necessary? Wise?
    On March 2nd, 2002 with 4 comments
    Reacting to Japanese government policy to encourage rollout of IPv6, two...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    A New Approach to IPv6
    On January 4th, 2002 with 1 comments
    Jim Fleming - wait! don't stop reading! - has penned some interesting remarks...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Proposed IPv6 address allocation policy
    On July 29th, 2001 with 1 comments
    ARIN has announced the last call for public comments on its adoption of the the...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    A New Approach to IP Address Exhaustion?
    On April 16th, 2001 with 1 comments
    Opinions differ on how much of the IPv4 address space is actually being used,...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

    Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch...
    On April 2nd, 2001 with 1 comments
    The Economist carries a story entitled Upgrading the Internet which touts the...
    Section: Main > IP Numbers

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