Date of this Version

December 2000

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Forder, Jay. “Will domain problems split the Internet?", CCH Law and Technology, Issue 28, Dec 2000, pp. 1-3.

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[Extract] The biggest news in the Internet community over the last few months has been the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) move to increase the number of generic top-level domains (gTLDs). ICANN has also implemented support for Chinese characters in domain names and suggested a number of administrative changes. These activities have not met with universal approval.



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