[Privsec] Whois, privacy, and interference by the US govt

Ralf Bendrath bendrath at zedat.fu-berlin.de
Mon Jul 3 11:14:21 BST 2006

FYI. Nice developments on the whois privacy front.

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Subject: [governance] Whois, privacy, and interference by the US govt
Date: Sun, 02 Jul 2006 22:23:19 -0400
From: Milton Mueller <mueller at syr.edu>
Reply-To: governance at lists.cpsr.org,	"Milton Mueller" <mueller at syr.edu>
To: Governance <governance at lists.cpsr.org>

An important battle in the war over privacy in Internet governance took
place last week at the ICANN meeting in Morocco. Here is my description
of the events:

And after reading it, I hope that many of you will feel more inclined
to comment in the US NTIA's notice of inquiry on ICANN's future
supervision. One way to do that is by going here:


Whether you use our template or not, please do comment. There are only
five more days before the deadline. As you can see from the rather ugly
article linked below, there are already those in the US who are arguing
that the US government should not pay any attention to comments from


Dr. Milton Mueller
Syracuse University School of Information Studies

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