international domain news

international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§yahoo.com.au>
Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 01:50:24 +1000 (EST)
East Timor seeks its own domain (Australian IT)
HAVING secured political independence, East Timor will take a step
towards technological independence by petitioning the internet's
governing body for its own domain name.

http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,4353787%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html

Internet's Ruling Body Plans Vote On Address Resale Plan
(Washtech.com)
Internet addressing authorities will vote next month on a proposal to
organize the feeding frenzy surrounding expiring "dot-com" names.
The proposal, offered earlier this year by Internet addressing giant
VeriSign Inc., would create an Internet address "Wait Listing
Service" (WLS) that electronic speculators would use to re-register
attractive dot-com addresses as they expire.
 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A46504-2002May20.html
 http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/176693.html
 http://www.icann.org/bucharest/wls-topic.htm

Domain Name Shift Raises Debate (allAfrica.com/Business Day)
Controversy over the regulation of the SA domain name erupted last
week during hearings of Parliament's communications committee on the
Electronic Communication and Transactions Bill.
 http://allafrica.com/stories/200205210059.html

WIPO Releases 2001 Domain Name Annual Report (From BNA Internet Law
News)
WIPO has released its 2001 annual report on its domain name dispute
resolution activity. The report contains some interesting data on the
global scope of the WIPO caseload.
 http://arbiter.wipo.int/domains/background/brochure2001.pdf


See http://www.alfa-redi.com/noticia/ for the web version of the
news, along with the last week's archive archive.


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