Selected Acronyms

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Overview

ACLU

American Civil Liberties Union

ACPA

Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act

ACM

Association for Computing Machinery

AIM

European Brands Association

AP-NIC

Asia-Pacific-Network Information Center

ARIN

American Registry for Internet Numbers

ARPA

Advanced Projects Research Administration (U.S. Defense Department)

ATIS

Association for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

BBN

Bolt, Beranek and Newman

BIND

Berkeley Internet Name Domain

BWG

Boston Working Group

ccTLD

country code top-level domain

CIDR

classless interdomain routing

CIX

Commercial Internet eXchange

CLNP

Connectionless Network Protocol

CNRI

Corporation for National Research Initiatives

CORE

Council of Registrars

CPSR

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility

DARPA

See ARPA

DDN

Defense Data Network

DDN-NIC

Defense Data Network-Network Information Center

DNRC

Domain Name Rights Coalition

DNS

domain name system

DNSO

Domain Name Supporting Organization

EC

European Commission

eDNS

Enhanced Domain Name Service

EFF

Electronic Frontier Foundation

ETSI

European Telecommunications Standards Institute

FCC

Federal Communications Commission

FICPI

FÈdÈration Internationale des Conseils en PropriÈtÈ

FNC

Federal Networking Council

FRICC

Federal Research Internet Coordinating Committee

ftp

file transfer protocol

GAC

Governmental Advisory Committee (ICANN)

GIP

Global Internet Project

gTLD

generic top-level domain

gTLD-MoU

Generic Top-Level Domain Memorandum of

http

hypertext transfer protocol

IAB

Internet Activities Board; Internet Architecture Board

IAHC

International Ad Hoc Committee

IANA

Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

ICANN

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IESG

Internet Engineering Steering Group

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

IFWP

International Forum on the White Paper

IGO

international intergovernmental organization

INN

International Nonproprietary Name

INTA

International Trademark Association

IP

Internet Protocol

IPng

Internet Protocol next generation

IPTO

Information Processing Techniques Office (ARPA)

IR

Internet address registry

IRTF

Internet Research Task Force

ISI

Information Sciences Institute (USC)

ISO

International Standardization Organization

ISOC

Internet Society

ISP

Internet service provider

ITAA

Information Technology Association of America

ITAG

IANA Transition Advisory Group

ITU

International Telecommunication Union

JDRP

Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue (law firm)

LAN

local area network

LINX

London Internet Exchange

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MPAA

Motion Picture Association of America

NAP

network access point

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAT

network address translator

NIC

Network Information Center

NREN NIS

National Research and Education Network, Network Information Services

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSI

Network Solutions, Inc.

NTIA

National Telecommunications and Information Administration (U.S. Commerce Department)

OECD

Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development

ORSC

Open Root Server Configuration

OSI

Open Systems Interconnection

POC

Policy Oversight Committee (gTLD-MoU)

POISED

Process for Organization of Internet Standards working group

RFC

Request for Comments

RIPE

RÈseaux IP EuropÈens

RIPE-NCC

RÈseaux IP EuropÈens-Network Coordination Center

SAIC

Science Applications International Corporation

SITA

SociÈtÈ Internationale TÈlÈcommunications AÈronautiques

SLD

second-level domain

SO

Supporting Organization of ICANN

SRI

Stanford Research Institute

SRS

shared registration system

TCP

Transport Control Protocol

TLD

top-level domain

UCLA

University of California at Los Angeles

UDRP

Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy

UNIX

a programming language

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

USC

University of Southern California

W3C

World Wide Web Consortium

WIPO

World Intellectual Property Organization

WITSA

World Information Technology and Services Alliance

WWW

World Wide Web



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Ruling the Root(c) Internet Governance and the Taming of Cyberspace
Ruling the Root: Internet Governance and the Taming of Cyberspace
ISBN: 0262134128
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 110

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