November 6, 2000

ICANN: rewriting the rules

Author: JT Smith

Later this month, ICANN is expected to approve a series of new top-level domains to supplement the well-known .com, .net, and .org suffixes. The organization recently changed its bylaws in a manner that will prevent its five newest members from voting on the proposal. ICANN claims the rules were changed for the sake of consistency with the groups' annual California meeting; critics contend that the change was made to gag two of the new board members who were elected by Internet users. The full story is at Interactive Week.
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