Policy regarding Standards, Legislation, Regulations, Visions, Dreams and Plans about the Internet as a network of computers. Particularly focused on the governance process of the Internet. (How plans become standards, Who makes the decisions and so on.)
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Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic
Public-interest foundation examining Internet issues. Articles, news, links to web resources.
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
CPSR's website devoted to issues such as Internet filters, encryption, digital signatures, PICS, ethics, NII, and privacy.
The Cyber-Federalist Occasional Commentaries
A series of commentaries on the ICANN At Large elections and Internet governance. Edited by Hans K. Klein who is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Governing the DNS Commons
A conference by Computer Professionals For Social Responsibility about ICANN and the Domain Name system. Papers, Audio and Video Feeds, Printable Proceedings. Keynote by Ralph Nader.
Home-Berkman Center for Internet and Society
At Harvard Law School. A research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. Highly active in Internet Public Policy.
ICANN-Related Content from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Complete index of all ICANN-Related Content from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, including meeting archives, webcasts, and analysis.
Three academics providing a central point for those concerned with the actions and structure of ICANN. Mailing List, Editorial.
Internet and Society 1999 - Course Description
Harvard Law School Course on Internet Policy. "This course examines current legal, political, and technical struggles for control/ownership of the global Internet and its content."
Internet Protocol - Quality of Service Page
Reports the efforts made by ITTC in IP QoS (Quality of Service) research.
Internet: book reviews
Reviews of books on Internet by Danny Yee from the Electronic Freedom Association of Australia.
New York Times Internet Governance Archives
Archive of Articles on Internet Governance from the New York Times Newspaper.
Noncommercial Users Constituency
Its purpose is to support noncommercial speech and activity on the Internet - and to protect the domain names under which that speech is placed. They are the only constituency in the ICANN Domain Name Supporting Organisation (DNSO) representing noncommercial speech.
O'Reilly Network: Policy DevCenter
Source for information about Internet patents and related issues. The center provides developers patents news, articles and forums.
PFIR - People For Internet Responsibility
People For Internet Responsibility (PFIR) is a global, grassroots, ad hoc network of individuals who are concerned about the current and future operations, development, management, and regulation of the Internet in responsible manners. The goal of PFIR is to help provide a resource for individuals around the world to gain an ability to help impact these crucial Internet issues, which will affect virtually all aspects of our cultures, societies, and lives in the 21st century. PFIR is non-partisan, has no political agenda, and does not engage in lobbying.
The Roving Reporter
A collective nym for commentary, usually biting and shocking well referenced. Great collection of news and opinion commentary by one of the most informed minds in ICANN watching.
The US Congressional Internet Caucus
This site contains information about the program and activities of the Advisory Committee and the Congressional Internet Caucus - a bi-partisan group of over 100 members of the House and Senate working to educate their colleagues about the promise and potential of the Internet.
W3C - The World Wide Web Consortium
The World Wide Web Consortium was created to lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability.
Microsoft and Internet Development
What do computer programmers think about Microsoft's role in the development of the Internet, and the social implications of the underlying technical issues? CorpWatch interview with Harry Hochheiser, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. (May 06, 1998)
Noam Chomsky on Microsoft and Corporate Control of the Internet
CorpWatch interview. (May 06, 1998)