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MANAGING THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

MICHAEL RAPPA

CASE STUDY: ICANN

About ICANN

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is the non-profit corporation that was formed in 1998 to assume responsibility for the IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management functions previously performed under U.S. Government contract by IANA and other entities. [Source: ICANN]

Things to read:

Questions to consider:

Hungry minds:

The End of the Experiment: How ICANN's Foray into Global Internet Democracy Failed
John G. Palfrey, Jr.

Wrong Turn in Cyberspace: Using ICANN to Route Around the APA and the Constitution
A. Michael Froomkin

ICANN and the Problem of Legitimacy
Jonathan Weinberg

ICANN, Internet Stability, and New Top Level Domains
Jonathan Weinberg

In the news:

Latest news from Google

Places to visit:

ICANN Watch

Internet Governance Project

Related topics:

Governance

Intellectual Property

Case Studies

Course information:

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