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I’ve signed on to a ‘Professors’ Letter’ regarding the Combatting Online Infringements and Counterfeits Bill (COICA), legislation about to be debated in the US Congress. This post is a brief explanation of my approach to this issue and why I signed the letter. You can read its full text here. The first point is that… Read More »

Now that I’ve tried to talk to you and make you understand

I’m very pleased to note the publication of my article on ICANN and its struggles with internationalised domain names and top-level domains.  It has been in the works for quite some time, and includes what I think is a fairly novel approach to the relationship between law, language and technology in the ‘offline’ world.  Please… Read More »

One small step for .ie – but will there be a giant leap?

Another Irish post. It’s a long one, and I’m slightly guilty of burying the lead. Apologies. A long process has (almost) come to an end, with yesterday’s announcement by Irish communications regulator ComReg of its findings in relation to the regulation of .ie. Like many, I wondered if it had been forgotten about – the… Read More »