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By Erica Schlesinger Wass, Dana M. Gallup, Tushar A. Gandhi, Toby E. Huff, Patrik Lindén, Martin Maguire, Paiki Muswazi, Patricio Poblete, Jenny Sinclair, Richard StClair, Peter K. Yu

Few humans examine a web area identify like .us or .in as whatever except an address--when, in reality, it usually serves as a roadmap to nationwide identities and priorities. Addressing the realm appears to be like in the back of 11 of the 240 worldwide domains, from the us and Australia to Moldova and East Timor, highlighting either the know-how and the bigger social constructs that make each one specific. tales and first-person debts through activists, reporters, net directors, legal professionals, and teachers study the sociological, ancient, political, and technological improvement of web kingdom code top-level domain names (ccTLDs). Addressing the realm unearths that expertise is not only technology and domains are usually not simply practical--they are an entryway into cultural schooling and knowing. stopover at the author's web site for additional info, together with bankruptcy abstracts and images and bios of all members.

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Mueller, Ruling the Root, 206. As the GAC Principles noted, “The relevant government or public authority ultimately represents the interests of the people of the country or territory for which the ccTLD has been delegated. 1). 42. In 1997, Zaire changed its name to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. cd name space. htm [accessed March 20, 20031. 43. orglreports [accessed March 20,20031. 44. us ccTLD manager. See Arx and Hagen, “Sovereign Domains,” 7 37. 45. org/cctlds [accessed March 20,20031.

MIT Press, 2002), 39-40. 4. For the location of these root servers, see “Testimony of Michael M. Roberts, President and CEO, ICANN before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Communications,” February 14,2001, www. htm [accessed March 20, 20031. In January 2003, Espanix and the Internet Software Consortium announced their plan to jointly develop, install, and set up a root server in Madrid, Spain. See “Internet Software Consortium and Espanix to Jointly Deploy a Root Name Server in Spain,” Business Wire,January 7,2003.

Eu. Regardless of whether those seeking the establishment of ccTLDs petition the I S 0 or the IANA, the practical effect is the same. ^' Once the process of ccTLD delegation becomes subject of the will of the powerful, it can be misused. The result will be that only those who curry the right amount of favor can work their way into the IS0 system and, therefore, the domain name hierarchy. Now that we are beyond the first wave of the Internet, it is time to make the tough decisions with the necessary transparency while providing access to independent authorities for review.

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