January 19, 2001
Coalition complains about domains
Author: JT Smith
As if ICANN didn't have enough problems with its selection of new top level domain names, now the American Civil Liberties Union is giving the group grief for its choices. InfoWorld reports that the ACLU is heading up a group of "cyber rights advocates" who argue that "by limiting the domain space, ICANN and the Commerce Department have failed to recognize the needs and free speech rights of Internet users and non-commercial organizations."