Highlights from Joi Ito at Accelerating Change: The open Network means that bottom up and edge stuff can happen. He is on the board of ICANN – ‘it is broken system but fixable’ you can go there and participate (I plan to do just that this year in December in Vancouver). He asserted that “if […]
.mobi DESPITE FIERCE CRITICISM from Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the Web, ICANN has decided to go ahead and create a new TLD (Top Level Domain) aimed at mobile phones and other mobile devices. .tel ICANN hasn’t posted it on their website yet, but according to one of their board members, the .tel top-level domain […]
This guest post on Discourse.net is quite interesting – the perspective of young folks working in government moving blindly through the system is an interesting one to remember. The highlighted part seems to highlight what is going on with the US government ( FCC & Commerce Department ) and the ICANN The O’Connor resignation, though, […]
This whole set of issues around DNS, ICANN and the US Commerce Department that came out at the end of June is relevant for us identity folk do reflect upon given the upcoming discussions about governance of the identity layer.