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Way cool ccTLD domain name map

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

(HT to CircleID) bytelevel has produced a map of the world based on all of the Country Code - Top Level Domain Names (cc-TLDs).
It even includes the oddballs such as Bouvet Island (.bv)!

WTO gambling dispute

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

The International Herald Tribune has a great article on the dispute before the WTO on gambling between Antigua and Barbuda and the United States.
Online gambling case pits Antigua against U.S. and challenges WTO, By Gary Rivlin
It lays out the angles that you wouldn’t see in just reading the case documents. My favorite quote in […]

WTO gambling report out

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Via email from the WTO:
The WTO, on 30 March 2007, issued the report of the compliance panel in
the case brought by Antigua and Barbuda regarding “United States -
Measures affecting the cross-border supply of gambling and betting
services” (DS285).
Panel report in Word format:
Panel report in pdf format:
Annex A in Word […]

EFF-Austin meeting over net neutrality

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

As mentioned in my earlier post, EFF-Austin is meeting on the 15th at Cafe Caffeine in Austin. Full details, for those interested, below the fold.

Providing free WiFi from closed networks

Friday, February 9th, 2007

Via Boing Boing, the WiFi Liberator is:
…an open-source toolkit for a laptop computer that enables its user to “liberate” pay-per-use wireless networks and create a free, open node that anyone can connect to for Internet access. [Link].
The idea is that one person pays for use, and then shares that connection with others.
This is an area […]

Chinese expansions, Beatles reconciliations, and EFF Europeans

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Two Scottish firms, Patent and Trade Mark powerhouse Marks & Clerk and Pinsent Masons — who are big on IT issues and publish the excellent OUT-LAW — are expanding their operations in China. [The Herald].
For those of you in and around Austin, EFF-Austin’s next general meeting will be on 15 February at Cafe Caffeine, 909 […]

From Japanese YouTube to Posner on Wikipedia

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

Been busy for the past few days working on materials for the Free Trade Project. Check out the latest posts at the blog. Here are some of the links and news that I’ve been reading for the week.
YouTube is talking to Japanese content owners over copyright licensing. Many Japanese publishers had complained this fall about […]

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