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View Resource ICANN: Report on New TLD Applications

In 2000 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced its decision to add seven new top-level domains (TLDs) to supplement the familiar .com, .edu. .gov, and so on. The new domains will be .info, .biz, .name, .pro, .museum, .coop, and .aero. Users can read this report, which comments on the 44 applications ICANN received for new TLDs after issuing a call for proposals...

http://archive.icann.org/en/tlds/report/
View Resource A Net Meltdown is Inevitable

On October 22, 2002, an attack on the thirteen servers that act as the backbone of the Internet was carried out, briefly disabling nine of them. This drew attention to the often criticized organization that operates these servers, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). This news article argues that bad practices and insufficient safety precautions of ICANN may soon lead...

http://www.zdnet.com/article/a-net-meltdown-is-inevitable/
View Resource Final Implementation Report and Recommendations of the Committee on ICANN Evolution and Reform

On October 22, 2002, an attack on the thirteen servers that act as the backbone of the Internet was carried out, briefly disabling nine of them. This drew attention to the often criticized organization that operates these servers, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Coincidentally, an October 2, 2002 report from ICANN addresses the issue of internet security. The...

http://archive.icann.org/en/committees/evol-reform/final-imp...