Archive for June, 2011

ICANN in the News Again

June 27, 2011 Comments off

In light of recent coverage of the decision by ICANN’s board to add TLDs, here’s a link to my dissertation about the rise of Global Internet Governance.


Launching the DNS War: Dot-Com Privatization and the Rise of Global Internet Governance

Publicness is our felt sense of hyper-sourcing

June 21, 2011 Comments off

This article in the New York Times captures a key point of the argument that I’ll be pressing here.

“Not too long ago, theorists fretted that the Internet was a place where anonymity thrived. Now, it seems, it is the place where anonymity dies.”

And a quote from Susan Crawford.. ““Humans want nothing more than to connect, and the companies that are connecting us electronically want to know who’s saying what, where. As a result, we’re more known than ever before.”

Categories: Publicness