Addressing the World : National Identity and Internet by Erica Schlesinger Wass, Dana M. Gallup, Tushar A. Gandhi,

By Erica Schlesinger Wass, Dana M. Gallup, Tushar A. Gandhi, Toby E. Huff, Patrik Lindén, Martin Maguire, Paiki Muswazi, Patricio Poblete, Jenny Sinclair, Richard StClair, Peter K. Yu

Few humans contemplate a web area identify like .us or .in as something except an address--when, in reality, it frequently serves as a roadmap to nationwide identities and priorities. Addressing the area appears at the back of 11 of the 240 worldwide domains, from the us and Australia to Moldova and East Timor, highlighting either the expertise and the bigger social constructs that make every one specified. tales and first-person debts through activists, newshounds, web directors, legal professionals, and lecturers learn the sociological, ancient, political, and technological improvement of web kingdom code top-level domain names (ccTLDs). Addressing the area finds that know-how is not only technological know-how and domains should not simply practical--they are an entryway into cultural schooling and realizing. stopover at the author's web site for more information, together with bankruptcy abstracts and photographs and bios of all participants.

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26. htm[accessed March 20,20031. 27. eu ccTLD, see generally Arx and Hagen, “Sovereign Domains,” 42-44. 28. S. government’s efforts to privatize the DNS and early development of ICANN, see A. Michael Froomkin, “Wrong Turn in Cyberspace: Using ICANN to Route around the APA and the Constitution,” Duke Law Journal 50, no. 1 (October 2000): 17-186. See also Jay P. Kesan and Rajiv C. Shah, “Fool Us Once Shame on You-Fool Us Twice Shame on Us: What We Can Learn from the Privatizations of the Internet Backbone Network and the Domain Name System,” Washington University Law Quarterly 79, no.

Htm [accessed March 14, 20031. 36. tp [accessed March 19, 20031. 37. “Change of Names and Alphabetical Code Elements of East Timor,” I S 0 31661 Newsletter 5, no. html [accessed March 14,20031. 38. Try this address; you will see a dummy page with my contact details. CL: A Virtual Home for Chileans Worldwide Patricio Poblete For almost twenty years, the nation of Chile was governed by military rule. While the dictatorship brutally silenced political opponents, it also instituted liberal economic policies.

Habibie ordered that Indonesia’s foreign minister meet at the United Nations with his counterpart from Portugal, who was recognized by the United Nations as the territory’s administrator, to discuss greater autonomy or independence for East Timor. The move worried many because of its intended speed, as East Timor might have found itself granted full independence before it was ready to govern itself and with the territory awash in g u n ~ . ~ Rights groups called on the Indonesian government to allow the United Nations to station monitors and possibly even peacekeeping troops in East Timor to observe a transition to independence and to prevent outbreaks of violence among East Timorese factions and the Indonesian military.

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