Tag Results for ICANN (8)

  1. A Tear in the Internet Big Enough to Drive a Pushpin Through

    The weekly public radio program â''On The Mediaâ'' had another great show last Saturday, as usual, except for its story on the Internetâ''s domain name system. The occasion was nominally the grudging acceptance by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, of new top-level domains for non-Roman alphabets, specifically Chinese and Cyrillic ones. In reality, the OTM story was inspired by a confused story in the UK paper The Guardian, â''Kremlin eyes internet control ...,â'' back on 3 January. On the Media presented a single â''expert,â'' Tim Wu, who is a lawyer and academician, not a …

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