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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 Committee on ICANN Evolution and Reform

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) (last mentioned in the November 17, 2000 Scout Report ) has this page about a large movement to reform the organization and its practices. The original mission of ICANN was "to create an effective private sector policy development process" to manage the Internet domain name system. The documents given on this site explain why this...

http://archive.icann.org/en/committees/evol-reform/
View Resource Web Standards Project

Led by the World Wide Web Consortium, the Web Standards Project is an effort to make "technologies for creating and interpreting web-based content." These standards allow many types of languages and object models to be compatible on different browsers and platforms. The project's home page has many resources for users to learn about standards and guidelines. Some of the major topics include HTML,...

https://www.webstandards.org/
View Resource PlanetLab: A Blueprint for Introducing Disruptive Technology into the Internet

The title of this paper immediately brings to mind images of a harmful technology that would change the operation of the Internet. In this case, the term disruptive is used to describe a way to revolutionize the Net and break away from the old adage, "If it's not broken, don't fix it." The proposed technology to accomplish this task is overlay networks. The paper describes the characteristics of...

http://www.planet-lab.org/files/presentation-2004-01-30-APAN...
View Resource PC Lube and Tune

The objective of PC Lube and Tune "is to supply usable introductions, tutorials, and education on technical subjects to the large audience of computer users." For example, an article added January 20, 2003, looks at the history and evolution of the graphical user interface. The author demonstrates how computers interpret items such as the mouse, toolbars, and menus. Another article explains the...

http://pclt.sites.yale.edu/
View Resource IEEE Working Group Areas

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is one of the most active organizations in developing standards for emerging technologies. At this site, visitors can learn about many different working groups and the process of implementing new standards. Each working group's homepage has an overview of the purpose and scope of the particular standards project, and some offer reports...

http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/
View Resource NSF and the Birth of the Internet

The birth of the Internet is the subject of this utterly engaging and well-thought out special report created by the National Science Foundation. After a brief introduction, visitors can browse through a multimedia site that includes video clips of early pioneers talking about their work on this endeavor, along with maps of Internet growth from the 1960s to the 1990s and documents such as the Lax...

https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/nsf-net/