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IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority). See Postel, Jon, DARPA contracts for IANA functions

IANA Transition Advisory Group (ITAG), 171, 176

IBM Corporation, 82, 84, 85, 124, 136, 143, 151, 156, 166, 168, 171, 203

role in ICANN formation, 169-170, 178, 180, 195

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), 3, 12, 35, 55, 69, 179, 187

at-large directors election, 184, 200-201

authorization of new TLDs, 43, 201-205, 258-259 (see also New toplevel domains)

budget and finances, 189, 195, 196, 203, 207-208, 225

contracts with ccTLDs, 207-208, 225-226

dominant role of management, 181, 198, 203

initial Board selection, 170, 180-181, 183-184

as international regulatory regime, 12, 212, 217-221, 222, 223, 259-260

membership in, 177, 180, 184, 187, 198-200, 221-222

supporting organizations, 176, 183, 196, 206, 215 (see also Domain

Name Supporting Organization)

Information Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, 75, 77, 78, 81, 88, 92, 93, 100, 131, 184

Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), 166, 169, 170, 198

Institutional innovation, 10, 39, 59, 68, 69, 114, 226, 255

efficiency or inefficiency of institutions, 64, 256, 263

and heterogeneity of bargaining parties, 65, 69

ICANN as, 259, 266

technology as catalyst of, 58, 63

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 18, 26-27, 28

INTA. See International Trademark Association

Intellectual property interests, political

influence of, 12, 124, 138, 147, 151, 166, 174, 186, 198, 202, 220, 233

Inter-agency Working Group (U.S. government), 155, 156-158, 160

International Ad Hoc Committee (IAHC), 142-146, 148, 155, 157, 158, 171

International Forum on the White Paper (IFWP), 1-5, 175-181, 198, 292

International governmental organizations, 4, 59, 66-67, 147, 186, 220, 221, 243

special protection of names, 238, 239-240

in the White Paper, 205-206

International regimes, 59, 66-67, 212, 223

and private sector actors, 217-218

International Standardization Organization (ISO), 80, 83

International Telecommunication Union, 4, 18, 80, 82, 95, 138, 166, 170-171, 172, 267, 187

role in gTLD-MoU, 142-146, 151, 157

International Trademark Association (INTA), 124, 139, 142, 166, 234, 237, 241

Internationalized domain names, 224-225

Internet Architecture Board, 90, 110, 134-135, 142, 224

incorporation into Internet Society, 95-96

role in IAHC and gTLD-MoU, 142-143, 145, 147

role in White Paper drafting and ICANN formation, 166, 169, 171, 173, 174, 178, 183

'Internet community' as normative reference group, 3, 91, 137, 145, 163-164, 183, 260

in RFC 1591, 126, 207

role of IETF hierarchy in, 73, 147, 163, 166

Internet Corporation for Assigned

Names and Numbers. See ICANN

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), 90-93, 98, 99, 103, 163

governance method as model for ICANN, 212-213, 214, 215-216

relationship to Internet Society, 96-97, 134-135

RFCs, 32, 81, 93-94, 213

role in Internet governance politics, 147, 177-178, 224

Internet governance

debate over meaning of term, 7-10, 211

federalism and, 213-215

as institutionalization of name and

number resources, 58

linkage between technical management and regulatory policy, 8-10, 87-88, 103, 212, 218, 222, 231, 234

Internet Society, 2, 4, 86, 96-97, 198, 204, 212

as claimant for control of the root, 129-130, 134-137, 161, 171

origins, 94-96

as participant in IAHC and gTLDMoU, 142-146, 147, 161, 165

as participant in White Paper process, 166, 173, 174, 175, 176, 183, 220

InterNIC, 100-102, 111, 112, 113, 128, 137, 142

IP addresses, 32-37, 76-77

economic aspects of assignment of, 8, 21, 35, 36, 37-38, 87, 96, 226

IPv6 and, 20, 38-39, 135, 226

relationship to DNS, 6, 32, 45

ISO-3166 standard (country codes), 43, 79, 126, 206, 238, 243



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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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