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Taylor Kreinces

ICANN 'coalition' created to tackle concerns about the future of the Internet - 0 views

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    This article talks about how the Internet's naming and numbering system regulated by ICANN will be having a conference about "Internet governance, principles and proposed frameworks for global Internet cooperation, and a roadmap for future Internet governance challenges."
Laura Vazquez

Move aside, .com: .wed, other domains will make Internet more crowded - Washington Post - 1 views

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    ICANN was offering the chance to buy the top-level domain of a Web address. One woman paid $185,000 to own the domain .wed. Now over 1,900 new Web names are going to be introduced.
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    Great article, Laura, and nice summary of it. Thanks!
Natasha Taliferro

Africa's "Father of the Internet" - 0 views

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    Nii Quaynor, Africa's "Father of the Internet" is responsible for establishing the continents internet capabilities. Quaynor, the first African to be on the board of ICANN, was recently inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame.
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    Natasha, Quaynor would be a terrific person to research for your presentation and final project. Very interesting, and I had never heard of him before.
Lizzie Ehrreich

World Wide Web Consortium Joins ICANN Protocol Support Organization - 1 views

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    Press release about W3C's contribution to the founding of the ICANN Protocol Support Organization. Explains a few reasons for the intersection between W3C and ICANN.
    About the PSO: http://archive.icann.org/en/pso/psonew.htm
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