Post on Financial Times Alphaville: Battlefield Internet – A Saga of the Year 2012

The piecemeal roll out of new virtual space is unfair, risky and detrimental to the user-acceptance of new space on the internet.

June 13 will host the next event in a sequence of steps that will eventually lead to a virtual Big Bang — the rapid expansion of virtual space, as envisioned by ICANN, the California based organisation overseeing the internet. Next week, this independent non-governmental organisation will publicly announce a list of applications for an estimated 2,000 new global domain extensions.

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Author: thies

Lecturer (Assistant Professor) for Real Estate Finance, Cambridge