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Username: Easy
Date/Time: Fri, June 1, 2001 at 10:22 AM GMT
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Subject: LAW 691: CYBERLAW

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Arizona State University College of Law
Professor Karjala
Spring 2001

Internet Governance
(omitted this year)

Required Reading::

ICANN, Information on Proposed VeriSign Agreement Revisions, March 30, 2001 (proposed agreement to allow Verisign to operate the ".org", "", ".net", and ".com" domains until 2002, 2006, and 2007, respectively, with Verisign to invest some $200 million in operational improvements)
Additional Reading:

Visit the New.net web site, which makes a direct assault on the ICANN monopoly, which offers an additional 20 TLDs for $25.00 per year. The new TLDs include .kids, .travel, .law, .med, .sport, .tech, .mp3 and .xxx.  They supposedly work with the existing domain name system (DNS) infrastructure and New.net says it has partnered with an infrastructure service company called UltraDNS to make access to the new TLDs generally available.  New.net says it  has agreements with Earthlink, Excite@Home and Net Zero that allow customers of those ISPs to reach the new TLDs.  Other Internet users may reach them via a downloadable plugin.

Competition is better than Bureaucracy!
Link: http://www.law.asu.edu/karjala/cyberlaw/SyllabusS2001.html


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