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<nettime> Report from Tunis - pt I )
Ronda Hauben on Wed, 30 Nov 2005 03:32:01 +0100 (CET)


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<nettime> Report from Tunis - pt I )


Following is the url of a beginning report I wrote about the Tunis Summit.

WSIS Proves a Summit of Unsolved Solutions

http://english.ohmynews.com/ArticleView/article_view.asp?menu=A11100&no=260786&r
el_no=1&back_url=

"One example of a directory system in languages other than English and
alphabets other than the Latin alphabet has been created by the South
Korean company Netpia as an alternative domain name system. The Native
Language Internet Address Service (NLIAS) is already functioning in South
Korea to give users a way to access the web in Korean without knowing the
URL. "


Also for background on the ICANN conflict, see The Amateur Computerist
Vol. 13, No. 2
http://www.ais.org/~jrh/acn/ACn13-2.pdf


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