[AfrICANN-discuss] News - your week end reading

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 10:55:40 SAST 2007

9-11. Internet security - Chinese military defence hackers; increasing
DDOS attacks
Internet security is a major concern addressed in these articles from
Forbes and Dark Reading. Forbes addresses the problem of cyberspies
hacking into networks of private companies, especially major US
defence contractors with China fingered as the most likely
perpetrator. This is rarely, if ever, publicly discussed for several
reasons, one being "'reporting an event like this would kill your
stock price,' says a source close to the military contractor industry
who asked not to be named." Meanwhile Dark Reading addresses the issue
of "increasingly-intense distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks
on ISP backbones are surpassing providers' capacity and knocking
customers offline, according to a new survey of service providers by
Arbor Networks."
[news release]

15. ICANN celebrates ninth anniversary as master of your domain
ICANN's ninth birthday is celebrated in The Register. The Register
says "As much as ICANN bends over backward to be inclusive - which it
does these days - many will never forgive that fundamental flaw. ICANN
continues to this day as a California nonprofit corporation, based in
a suburb of Los Angeles and perched on a stretch of coastal landfill."
Other issues are how ICANN can be accountable with its "awkward,
unwieldy structure" and "committees heaped upon committees, in an
alphabet soup of bizarre acronyms" which "is only the outward
manifestation of this inherent inner tension." While The Register
acknowledges there are those who will never be satisfied with its
work, it says ICANN "may not be ideal, but it is what we've got, and
ICANN's imperfect attempts to involve the public in its
decision-making process are nonetheless to be lauded." The article
concludes encouraging all to complete the recent customer satisfaction

16. Stalemate Continues on Hiding WHOIS Info
ComputerWorld has another article, covering much the same ground as
one last month by the same author, on the failure to come to agreement
on Whois changes. "Proposed changes that would have shielded some of
the personal information stored in the Internet's WHOIS database from
public view were indefinitely shelved last month, after a working
group failed to reach agreement on how or even whether to implement
the privacy reforms," says a report in ComputerWorld.
Privacy advocates were advocating for less information to be
available, while "companies and law enforcement agencies that depend
on WHOIS information to go after phishers, cybersquatters, spammers
and other online miscreants" were more than happy with the status quo.
The article says the proposed changes failed to gain broad support
within ICANN with, among other things, "concerns about how the
exceptions process would be handled, and when and under what
circumstances access to the data would be granted according to Milton

22, 26-27, 30. ICANN dukes it out with the USSR in cold war rematch smackdown
The decision of ICANN to drop the ccTLD .yu, and intention to drop
.su, has gained quite a bit of coverage. Digital Trends paints the
issue as confusing with the breakup of Yugoslavia, new ccTLDs were
created yet residents of the former Yugoslavia are still registering
.yu names. For .su, which has a lobby group fighting to keep it, they
are gaining around 1,500 registrations per month with a total of
10,000. Although as other news this week shows, this pales into
insignificance with .ru who passed its one millionth registration this
The Register meanwhile paints the story as a Cold War overhang, but
does quote Kim Davies speaking to Reuters, "In 1992 it [.su] was taken
off the ISO list and since that day it has been at odds with the ISO
standard. Our primary aim is to maintain the stability of the
internet." The Register then says "It's all enough to make one wonder
if Karl Auerbach doesn't have a point about ICANN restricting itself
to a very narrow mandate, like a plumber fixing an occasional leak and
then courteously exiting the house." And then, "Why not just make sure
all the domains work together, rather than trying to organize
everything in ways that make sense to ICANN?"

i. Morocco's king names prime minister
... El Fassi's party played a central role in the fight for
independence from France and has a conservative, nationalist agenda
that includes staunch support for Morocco's presence in the disputed
territory of Western Sahara.

ii. French and Russian Foreign Ministers Meet, in Iran's Shadow
... Mr. Lavrov rejected any suggestion of a deadline for independence
of the Serbian province, saying: "We have no deadline for the
Arab-Israeli conflict, same with the Western Sahara. In all these
cases we are in favor of continuing negotiations."

iii. Pentagon Planning Five Regional Teams Under AFRICOM Framework
Much of the work for U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), the U.S.
military's newest geographic command, likely will be done by five
teams, each deployed to and designed for a specific region of the
continent. ... the fifth regional team would focus on a western block
that would cover Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Niger and Western
Sahara, according to the briefing documents.

1. Internet Governance, Global Privacy and IGF-Rio
The global debate on Internet governance will once again gather people
from all over the world at UN's IGF, this time in Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. The process was started last year in Athens, when more than
1,200 participants focused on discussion of the overarching issues
tied to the future of information and communications technologies,
including control over the Internet architecture and numbering and
naming system, security, intellectual property, openness,
connectivity, cost and multilingualism.

2. E-conference on Internet Governance and Sustainable Development
>From September 17 to 28, the International Institute for Sustainable
Development is hosting an e-conference to engage researchers,
practitioners and policy analysts in an open discussion on the
intersections between Internet governance and sustainable development.

3. The long goodnight... for television, says Vint Cerf
Thirty years ago he helped create a technology that has revolutionised
millions of lives around the world. But recently the man known as the
"godfather of the net" laid out his vision of where our online future
might be, including a time when we download entire television series
in seconds - and even surf the web from Mars.

4. Africa telecoms summit to promote Internet access [Reuters]
A U.N.-backed Africa communications summit, "Connect Africa", in
Rwanda in late October, will seek to boost high-speed Internet access
to match the continent's explosive growth in mobile phones, officials
said on Wednesday.

5. Internet's demise is greatly exaggerated
The internet is coming under increasing strain from a growing range of
sources. More people are using bandwidth-hungry applications, such as
video streaming, and the size of files being downloaded is growing all
the time.

6. A call for Net neutrality debate in U.K.
The time has come for the United Kingdom to join the growing debate
surrounding Net neutrality, the president of the British Computer
Society told ZDNet UK.

7. us: Senator: Net neutrality push ain't over yet
One of the leading U.S. Senate proponents of Net neutrality laws said
Monday that he's not giving up on enacting the divisive
antidiscrimination rules. To a standing ovation, Sen. Byron Dorgan
(D-N.D.) urged attendees at the Future of Music Policy Summit here to
"fight back and say this is something that's important for our
country's interests."


8. Developing Internet Standards: How Can the Engineering Community
and the Users Meet? by Patrick Vande Walle
There is currently a discussion going on between Milton Mueller and
Patrik Föltström over the deployment of DNSSEC on the root servers. I
think the discussion exemplifies the difficult relation between those
who develop standards and those who use them. On the one hand, Milton
points out that the way the signing of the root zone will be done will
have a great influence on the subjective trust people and nation
states will have towards the system. On the other hand, Patrik states
that "DNSSEC is just digital signatures on records in this database".
Both are right, of course, but they do not speak the same language.

9. Report: Attacks on ISP Nets Intensifying
Increasingly-intense distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks on
ISP backbones are surpassing providers' capacity and knocking
customers offline, according to a new survey of service providers by
Arbor Networks.

10. Arbor's Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report Highlights
Growing Threats to ISPs [news release]
Arbor Networks, a leading provider of network security and operational
performance for global business networks, released its third-annual
Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report today in cooperation with the
network security and operations communities. For the first time,
botnets surpassed distributed denial of service attacks as the top
threat identified by service providers.

11. Cyberspies Target Silent Victims
The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed last week that cyberspies
have been sifting through some government computer systems. What
wasn't said: The same spies may have been combing through the computer
systems of major U.S. defense contractors for more than a year.
"There's been a massive, broad and successful series of attacks
targeting the private sector," says Alan Paller, director of the SANS
Institute, a Bethesda, Md.-based organization that hosts a response
center for companies with cybersecurity crises. "No one will talk
about it, but companies are creating a frenzy trying to stop it."

12. ISPs Try on Anti-Botnet Services Model
ISPs, under siege from increasingly more powerful and sophisticated
botnet-based attacks, are fighting back -- with an anti-botnet
business model.

13. Reports: Threats More Sophisticated, More Costly Than Ever
Computer crime is becoming good business, and the crooks are becoming
increasingly efficient at what they do. The net result: Each attack is
hitting victims harder, both in the data center and on the bottom
line. These are some of the takeaways from four major studies
published in the last few days.

14. US Air Force sets up Cyber Command [AFP]
The US Air Force established a provisional Cyber Command Tuesday as
part of an expanding mission to prepare for wars in cyberspace,
officials said.

15. ICANN celebrates ninth anniversary as master of your domain
Today (18/9) is the ninth anniversary of ICANN as the master of the
internet universe, and on that note, the controversial organization
that controls the technical standards of internet seems to merit a
salutation of sorts.

16. Stalemate Continues on Hiding WHOIS Info
Proposed changes that would have shielded some of the personal
information stored in the Internet's WHOIS database from public view
were indefinitely shelved last month, after a working group failed to
reach agreement on how or even whether to implement the privacy

17. ICANN Asia Pacific Meeting in Delhi by Michele Neylon
According to minutes of the ICANN board meeting held last week, the
Asia Pacific ICANN meeting will take place in Delhi from 10-15
February 2008.

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19. The lives of country code domains by Kim Davies
ICANN made a little piece of history in three countries a few days ago
when it approved the delegation of the .KP domain for North Korea, the
.RS domain for Serbia, and the .ME domain for Montenegro. For the
former it marks a further step in their efforts to connect their
country to the Internet. For the latter, it gives these two new
countries the ability to shrug off their historical designation of
.YU, and use something that better reflects their countries on the

20. DENIC Supervisory Board appoints new full-time members of the
Executive Board [news release]
Sabine Dolderer and Dr. Jörg Schweiger will manage the business of
DENIC eG as of 1 October as CEO and CTO respectively: The Supervisory
Board of DENIC has filled the two full-time posts in the Supervisory
Board of the German domain registry with new Board members. Sabine
Dolderer and Dr. Jörg Schweiger will assume the positions of CEO and
CTO respectively as of 1 October 2007. The current full-time members
of the Executive Board, Andreas Bäß and Stephan Deutsch, will continue
to manage the business of DENIC until the end of September, and they
have the full confidence of the Supervisory Board in doing so. The
Supervisory Board thanks both for their long years of extremely
valuable work with the Cooperative. "They have brought about great
progress for DENIC by their excellent technical work and their
tireless commitment. Their work as members of the Executive Board has
had a decisive positive impact on the Cooperative," so Elmar Knipp,
chairman of DENIC'S Superviso!
 ry Board.

21. ie: Joining the dots
A promotional story about what is a domain name, whether to register a
name under a gTLD or ccTLD, important factors to consider such as
security and other issues a new registrant may want to consider.

22. Montenegro, Serbia get new domain names
ICANN has approved separate domain names for Montenegrin and Serbian
websites, the news service Balkan Insight and the Serbian news agency
B92 reported on September 14.

23. ru: One Million .Ru Addresses and Counting
The Russian Internet passed a milestone on Monday as the millionth .ru
domain name was registered, which effectively means there are now
1,000,000 web sites ending with the .ru suffix. A company called
Cyberbox Ltd. registered "Hanti.ru" just after 1 a.m. Monday, reaching
the million mark, said Andrei Vorobyov, a spokesman for Ru-Center, the
nonprofit organization in charge of registering .ru domain names.

24. ru: Cybersquatters make Runet millionaire
A million second level domain has been registered in Runet by the
famous cybersquatter company Cyberbox Limited. At present 500 thousand
sites fall to every million registered domains in Russian. Other
domains are either misused, or not used at all.

25. Russia - one million domain names & 30 million internet users
The one millionth .ru domain name has been register according to a
report in C-News. The name, hanti.ru, was registered on 17 September,
with even the exact time give - 01.02.33 Moscow time. In another
story, C-News also reports there are around 30 million internet users
in Russia with 40 million internet users expected sometime in 2008.

26. USSR alive and kicking on the Internet [Reuters]
Russian Internet enthusiasts are locked in a tussle with an
international body over a relic of the Soviet past -- the .su domain
name assigned to the country just before the Soviet Union collapsed.
ICANN says the name is out of date and wants to kill it off. But
thousands of Internet users still use the suffix -- in part for its
nostalgia value -- and are fighting to save it.

27. ICANN dukes it out with the USSR in cold war rematch smackdown
The Internet Corporation for the Assignment of Names and Numbers -
that's ICANN to you, Boris - has had enough, and decided to stick it
to those godless pinko commie automotons once and for all, nukes be
damned. For those readers who thought the cold war had vanished in
rhetorical smoke years ago, Reuters has news for you. ICANN has
decided to jettison once and for all the .su country code domain
originally assigned to the Soviet Union.

28. uk: Nominet plan could trip legit domain name holders, warns expert
The registry for .uk domain names has proposed a major change in the
way disputes over domains are handled. One disputes expert has warned
that a vital safeguard must be put in place before the system is

29. uk: Lawyers attack Nominet plan for domain name disputes
The registry for .uk domain names has proposed a change in the way
that name disputes are handled, but the proposed fast-track system
faces criticism for not being radical enough.

30. Plan approved to retire Yugoslav domain [AP]
Internet decisions aren't always made at Internet speeds. ICANN has
approved a plan to phase out the domain name for Yugoslavia, four
years after the country dissolved following civil war. It'll take two
or three more years for ".yu" users to fully transition to ".rs" for
Serbia and ".me" for Montenegro. Politics played a big part in the

31. in: Trademark & patent fights sign of healthy consumer market
... In the Buffalo Networks Ltd Vs Manish Jain, the Delhi High Court
awarded Rs 1 lakh to the plaintiff as the defendants deceptively used
the word 'tahelka' as its domain name, which was deceptively similar
to the registered domain name tehelka.com.

32. Microsoft sues cybersquatters [Bloomberg]
Microsoft has filed three lawsuits in the US against people and
companies it accuses of profiting from the use of website addresses
containing its trademarked terms.

33. Bobcats Finally Get Rights To Preferred Domain Name From Breeder
The Charlotte Bobcats finally have a simple Web address. For its first
three years, the team used the domain name www.bobcatsbasketball.com
because the rights to www.bobcats.com belonged to a bobcat breeder in

34. Bodog's New Domain is bodoglife.com
High stakes, hot women and killer parties in exotic locales - Bodog
has always known how to roll. It's all part of the company's play hard
philosophy and now it's all part of the Bodog life, as the digital
entertainment giant is pleased to announce the launch of

35. Bodog Life after domain hijacking!
We have more bad news for the patent trolls over at 1st Technology,
Point-Spreads.com has learned that Bodog Entertainment will be rolling
out a new and improved domain name called BodogLife.com. The new
website will replace the NewBodog.com domain name and is currently
live and accepting bets. The new domain name BodogLife.com will be
heavily marketed going forward while the legal battle continues
against 1st Technology.

36. Domain Pricing - What's Going On? by Michele Neylon
In recent discussions among Nominet members it came up as part of a
discussion on drop-catching and domaining. Some people feel that the
fees are too high, while others feel that they need to be increased
significantly in order to discourage domainers. Within the Irish
internet community the upcoming change to policy regarding "personal
domain names" has led to some discussion on how registrars set their
pricing. While at an ICANN level there's been a lot of mixed messages
flying about.

37. Sonus Networks Streamlines Number Portability for Network
Operators Worldwide
Sonus Networks Inc. has announced at the on-going Number Portability
2007 Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, that it is helping network
operators worldwide streamline regulatory compliance with its new
standards- based Electronic Number Mapping (ENUM) enhancement for
Number Portability (NP).

38. Mobile Messages Make AdSense to Google
Google is taking its act on the road, offering up its AdSense program
for delivering advertising to mobile phones and other devices. The
program converts Web-based advertising into text that includes links
to follow to the advertiser's site. The messages are targeted to users
contextually, meaning the content of the site they are viewing helps
determine what ad is delivered.

39. Televisions.com Sells for Six Figures
Domain name parking and sales company NameDrive has brokered the sale
of Televisions.com for a substantial six figure price tag, Domain Name
Wire has confirmed.

40. Sedo Live Auction: 50 Internet Addresses Reach Total sum of Over $350,000
Sedo announced that over 50 domain names were sold at Sedo's Live
Auction at the Domainvermarkter Forum in Hamburg, Germany. Total sales
of the three-hour long auction, powered by Sedo, reached US$360,400.

41. Southie.com for sale
A Dublin native living in Florida is hoping there's money in Southie -
Southie.com that is. He's putting the Web domain name on the auction
block on Thursday, and it's expected to sell in the high five-figure
to low six-figure range, according to Sedo.com LLC, a Cambridge
company that buys, sells and appraises domain names.

42. Salesforce.com Buys Force.com Domain Name
Salesforce.com, known for its CRM application, changes brand to
Force.com with domain purchase.

43. DENIC-Aufsichtsrat beruft neue hauptamtliche Vorstandsmitglieder
Sabine Dolderer und Dr. Jörg Schweiger führen ab 1. Oktober 2007 die
Geschäfte der DENIC eG als CEO und CTO: Der Aufsichtsrat der DENIC eG
hat die beiden hauptamtlichen Vorstandspositionen bei der deutschen
Domainverwaltung neu besetzt. Sabine Dolderer und Dr. Jörg Schweiger
werden ab 1. Oktober 2007 als CEO bzw. CTO Verantwortung übernehmen.
Bis Ende September führen die beiden bisherigen hauptamtlichen
Vorstandsmitglieder Andreas Bäß und Stephan Deutsch die Geschäfte mit
dem vollen Vertrauen des Aufsichtsrats fort, der beiden für ihre
langjährige und außerordentlich wertvolle Arbeit für die
Genossenschaft dankt. „Sie haben die DENIC durch hervorragende
fachliche Leistungen und unermüdlichem Einsatz sehr weit vorangebracht
und durch ihre Tätigkeit als Vorstandsmitglied maßgeblich positiv
geprägt", erklärte Elmar Knipp, der Vorsitzende des

44. de: Dolderer zurück an Denic-Spitze
Die Denic eG hat ein neues Führungs-Duo. Auf den Posten des CEO berief
der Aufsichtsrat der .de-Registry die erst im März entlassene
langjährige Vorstandsfrau Sabine Dolderer. Als CTO fungiert künftig
der nicht aus dem Domain-Geschäft kommende Jörg Schweiger. "Wir
glauben, dass die unruhigen Zeiten bei der Denic jetzt vorbei sind,"
erklärte der Vorsitzende des Aufsichtsrats, Elmar Knipp, gegenüber
heise online. Knipp hatte sich nach der vom damaligen
Denic-Aufsichtsrat hinter verschlossenen Türen gefallenen Entscheidung
gegen Dolderer im Frühjahr aus dem Gremium zurückgezogen, um bei der
turbulenten Aufsichtsratswahl im Mai gegen seine Kollegen anzutreten.
Dabei wurde der Aufsichtsrat mit Ausnahme von Knipp komplett

45. de: Neue alte Führung für die DENIC
Die Domainverwaltung DENIC bekommt zwei neue hauptamtlich Vorstände,
darunter auch ein bekanntes Gesicht: Sabine Dolder, die die DENIC im
März 2007 im Streit verließ, soll zum 1. Oktober 2007 als CEO die
Leitung der Genossenschaft übernehmen. Dr. Jörg Schweiger wird CTO.

46. Denic-Aufsichtsrat beruft Sabine Dolderer und Jörg Schweiger in den Vorstand
Der Denic-Aufsichtsrat hat die beiden hauptamtlichen
Vorstandspositionen neu besetzt. Sabine Dolderer, die bereits in der
Vergangenheit hauptamtliches Vorstandsmitglied der Domainverwaltung
war, übernimmt ab 1. Oktober als CEO vorwiegend die nicht-technischen

47. ch: Internet-Namensstreit beendet
Es war eine Zangengeburt, aber es hat doch noch geklappt: Der Schwyzer
Ständerats- Kandidat Alois Kessler ist endlich im Besitz der
Internet-Domäne aloiskessler.ch.

48. Arcor sperrte zahlreiche Websites [Update]
Weit übers Ziel hinausgeschossen ist Arcor bei der jüngsten
Sperrrunde. Das Unternehmen sperrt einzelne Porno-Websites, die in
Deutschland gegen Jugendschutzbestimmungen verstoßen. Dazu verwendet
Arcor offensichtlich die IP-Adresse der Server. Am Wochenende
erweiterte Arcor die Sperrung auf die Adresse, ist
inzwischen aber offenbar eilig zurückgerudert, nachdem sich zahlreiche
Kunden über nicht erreichbare Seiten beschwert hatten.

49. Anwalt Gravenreuth zu Haftstrafe verurteilt (Update)
Der für seine Abmahnungen bekannte Münchener Rechtsanwalt Günter
Freiherr von Gravenreuth wurde in einem Prozess gegen die Berliner Taz
zu einer Freiheitsstrafe verurteilt, berichtet die Zeitung. Laut Taz
verhängte das Amtsgericht Berlin-Tiergarten eine Strafe wegen
versuchten Betruges, gegen die Anwalt Gravenreuth aber noch in
Berufung gehen kann.

50. Netzwerk-Management mit vollem IPv6-Support
Darin werde jetzt auch der IPv6-Standard unterstützt, teilte der
Hersteller mit. Zu den neuen Lösungen gehört der 'IPv6 Availability
Manager' – eine Software für das Management von IPv6-, IPv4- und
hybriden Netzwerken. Die Lösung baut auf dem semantischen Datenmodell
von 'EMC Smarts' auf und funktioniert über verschiedene Domains

51. Zentrale Berichte über die Infrastruktur
Der Informationsspezialist EMC erweitert sein Lösungsangebot zur
Automatisierung des Rechenzentrumsbetriebs und unterstützt ab sofort
auch den neuen IPv6-Standard. Zu den neuen Lösungen gehört der Smarts
IPv6 Availability Manager als, so betont ein Sprecher des
Unternehmens, „erste Management-Software für IPv6-, IPv4- und hybride

52. Google macht AdSense mobil
Google bietet sein Werbesystem AdSense ab sofort auch offiziell für
mobile Websites an, bereits seit geraumer Zeit tauchte es im
AdSense-Setup auf. Mobile Internetdienste sollen sich so leicht mit
Textanzeigen bestücken lassen und ihren Betreibern Werbeumsätze

53. Symantec-Report: Identitätsdiebstahl immer raffinierter
Symantec hat seinen zwölften, halbjährlich erscheinenden
Sicherheitsreport veröffentlicht. Die aktuelle Ausgabe deckt den
Zeitraum vom 1. Januar 2007 bis zum 30. Juni 2007 ab.

54. Diskussion über Internetneutralität bald auch in Großbritannien
Nach Ansicht von Professor Nigel Shadbolt von der britischen Computer
Society könnte Großbritannien schon sehr bald gezwungen sein, an der
Diskussion um die Internetneutralität teilzunehmen. Da ein großer Teil
des Contents aus den USA stamme, würden sowohl das Königreich als auch
der Rest von Europa von einer US-Entscheidung in Sachen
Netzneutralität betroffen sein.

55. Erfolgsbilanz der Sedo Live-Auktion: 50 Internetadressen erzielten
einen Gesamterlös von €260.000
Über 50 Domainnamen wurden am Freitag während der Sedo Live-Auktion
auf der Fachtagung "Domainvermarkter Forum" in Hamburg erfolgreich
versteigert. Der Gesamterlös lag bei über 260.000 Euro. Die etwa
dreistündige Auktion wurde von Sedo, der weltweit größten
Handelsplattform für Domainnamen durchgeführt.

56. Les nations sans Etat cherchent leur indépendance sur internet
Faute d'une indépendance politique réelle, plusieurs nations sans Etat
ont vu ces derniers temps fleurir des initiatives d'indépendance
virtuelle. Grand nombre d'associations d'Écosse, Pays des Galles,
Bretagne, Galice ou Flandre ont mis en place chacune dans son pays des
dynamiques en faveur de la création d'une extension "nationale" des
noms de domaine internet. L'extension, la dernière partie de l'adresse
d'un site web, est en quelque sorte semblable à l'indicateur d'origine
d'une plaque d'immatriculation d'un véhicule : elle permet de
connaître la nature et la source du nom de domaine.

57. "Une certaine liberté anime l'attribution des .ASIA"
Les représentants du .ASIA étaient à Paris la semaine dernière pour
rencontrer INDOM, registrar officiel et fonctionnel, et Domaines.Info
pour une séance de questions/réponses.

58. Réseaux : l'ère du sans fil et du tout IP ?
L'épine dorsale des SI doit faire face à un contexte sécuritaire
tendu. IPv6, P2P, Wi-Fi... les évolutions sont néanmoins de taille.
Expériences et conseils.

59. L'ALgérie à la traîne
L'Algérie accuse un retard considérable dans le domaine de la
production de l'information via internet. Le constat fait par des
providers nationaux est sans appel : il y a à peine 5000 noms de
domaine (site web) dans notre pays dont certains sont hébergés à

60. De bodog.com à newbodog.com
L'affaire "Bodog" fait couler beaucoup d'encre outre-atlantique. Si
elle porte principalement sur la contrefaçon en ligne d'un logiciel
breveté, elle invite également à s'interroger sur le rôle du nom de
domaine dans la lutte contre la contrefaçon en ligne.

61. Réunion du Conseil d'administration de l'ICANN
Le Conseil d'administration de l'ICANN s'est réuni le 11 septembre
dernier. Synthèse des points clefs de cette réunion.

62. 1 million de .RU
Le millionième nom en .RU a été enregistré le 17 septembre par
l'organisme RU-Center. L'extension russe devient la 10eme extension
géographique à dépasser le cap des 1 million de noms.

63. Delanoë les pieds dans le net ?
Le maire de Paris a-t-il oui ou non déposé l'adresse internet
"delanoe2012.fr" ? Lui dément. Nouvelobs.com apporte ses pièces au

64. L'Unione Sovietica? Su Internet è ancora viva [Reuters]
I patiti russi di Internet sono alle prese con una controversia con
l'organismo internazionale che regola i domini, visto che il suffisso
dell'ex Unione Sovietica ".su" assegnato poco prima che l'Urss
collassasse è ancora attivo.

65. Forum internazionale sui diritti di internet
Si terrà a Roma il 27 settembre prossimo il Forum internazionale sui
diritti di Internet – il "Dialogue Forum on Internet Rights" –
organizzato dal Governo italiano su iniziativa del Ministro Nicolais e
del Sottosegretario Magnolfi.

66. Si quiere quedar bien, regale un .es a su hijo o a su pareja
¿Busca un regalo para toda la vida? ¿Que no se estropee, que no pase
de moda, que sea original y que le salga por entre seis y nueve euros?
Pues regale un dominio en Internet. Registrar dominios a nombre de un
hijo recién nacido o de la pareja sentimental es el obsequio más cool
en Estados Unidos. De allí viene esta moda que ha convertido al
registro y reventa de dominios en un verdadero negocio de más de 600
millones de euros al año.

67. La URSS todavía está viva en Internet y no se quedará callada [Reuters]
Los entusiastas rusos de Internet están envueltos en un altercado con
un organismo internacional por una reliquia del pasado soviético: el
dominio .su asignado al país antes de que la Unión Soviética

68. La TV de aire pierde espacio entre los consumidores de medios
Resulta complicado hablar de la TV en la actualidad, porque uno no
sabe si referirse al aparato televisivo o a los contenidos que
aparecen cuando se enciende. Esta distinción, absurda para cualquier
consumidor medio, está comenzando a ganar un nuevo significado. Es que
a medida que aparecen nuevos medios o formas de consumo de contenidos
audiovisuales, la ecuación televisor=televisión deja de tener sentido.

69. CGI.br participa do IGF 2007 - Fórum Mundial sobre Governança da
Internet no Brasil
O Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil - CGI.br (http://www.cgi.br),
além de ser o responsável pela organização do evento, será também um
dos participantes do IGF 2007 — Fórum sobre Governança da Internet
(Internet Governance Forum), que acontece no Rio de Janeiro, entre os
dias 12 e 15 de novembro. O foco do encontro será "A Governança da
Internet para o Desenvolvimento" e cinco grandes temas estarão em
discussão: acesso, diversidade, abertura (openess), segurança e
recursos críticos.

70. Gobernanza de Internet y los principios multistakeholder de la
Cumbre Mundial de la Sociedad de la Información
Artículo de Alejandro Pisanty en la Revista Mexicana de Política Exterior.

71. Dialogo a los 9 años de iniciado el ICANN
A un articulo de Antulio Sanchez denominado "El Gobierno" que comenta
el inicio del ICANN, el 18 de septiembre de 1998, responder Alejandro
Pisanty bajo el titulo "Se equivoca Antulio". Un interesante, y por
demas enriquecedor, responder.

72. URSS ainda vive na Internet e não desaparecerá sem luta [Reuters]
Internautas russos estão lutando contra um órgão internacional de
gestão da Web sobre uma relíquia do passado soviético: o domínio .su
atribuído ao país pouco antes do colapso da União das Repúblicas
Socialistas Soviéticas.

73. Sovietsky zväz na internete existuje a nechce sa vzdat
Ruskí internetoví prívrženci sa nechcú vzdat domény .su, ktorá prežíva
ešte z cias Sovietskeho zväzu, oznámila tlacová agentúra Reuters.

74. Stories mentioning .su and ICANN in Russian

75. Story on .tk in Russian
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