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The naming game: governance of the Domain Name System

Lee A. Bygrave, Susan Schiavetta, Hilde Thunem, Annebeth B. Lange, and Edward Phillips

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter explicates the Domain Name System and the governance mechanisms attached to it. The first part of the chapter introduces the basic elements of the system. The second part of the chapter ... More


Onomastics

John M. Anderson

in The Grammar of Names

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297412
eISBN:
9780191711176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297412.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The meaning of names, interpreted as their etymology, has been an object of fascination since antiquity. This interest underlies traditional onomastics, but systematic study of names has also brought ... More


Nyamun Shambu: An Ontology of Brotherhood

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Iatmul notion of nyamun shambu — the elder brother and younger brother — to articulate an Iatmul version of the ‘fractal person’. Situating this idea of personhood in an ... More


Names and the Temporal Life of Ownership

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines some aspects of totemic names and the connection to kinship and marriage practices. It attempts to conceptualise relationships in ontological terms by identifying and employing ... More


Building cyberspace: a brief history of Internet

Jon Bing

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter provides a history of the development of the Internet in terms of its infrastructure, applications, and sources of inspiration. In doing so, it portrays the chief personalities, ideas, ... More


Names and Genealogies among the Nuosu of Liangshan

Ma Erzi

in Perspectives on the Yi of Southwest China

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219885
eISBN:
9780520935259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219885.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter gives a thorough review of the Nuosu naming system. It shows how clan names, birth-order names, and personal names serve to place individuals into the matrix of social organization in ... More


Names, Cloth and Identity: A Case From West Africa

Michelle Gilbert

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In the Akwapim kingdom of southeastern Ghana, clothing is used as a form of communication to make statements about personhood and status; to conceal or reveal identity; or to express desires and ... More


The ICANN-Based Contractual Web

Lee A Bygrave

in Internet Governance by Contract

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199687343
eISBN:
9780191767494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687343.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The chapter presents the first of two case studies that are aimed at illustrating the complexity and dynamics of contract-based transnational private regulation (TPR). The case study herein concerns ... More


Purging Pejoratives

in From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534657
eISBN:
9780226534640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534640.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter explores the conflicts and conundrums that arise in removing objectionable names from maps. To address the extent of the problem of objectionable names, the author compiled a list of ... More


Beyond a U.S.-centric Internet?

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the mechanism of the United States's internet control over the Domain Name System (DNS). The mechanism of U.S. internet control over the DNS was formalized after President Bill ... More


Israel (‘.il’)

Ellen B Shankman

in Domain Name Law And Practice: An International Handbook

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199663163
eISBN:
9780191932748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663163.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In Israel, trademarks are governed by both legislation and by common law. Rights are created by the first to file or use within the jurisdiction. Registration is not mandatory to establish rights ... More


India (‘.in’)

Pravin Anand

in Domain Name Law And Practice: An International Handbook

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199663163
eISBN:
9780191932748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663163.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Trade Marks Act 1999 came into force on 15 September 2003. Complying with most of the requirements of the Trade-Related Aspects of the Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement, the new ... More


Blocking Injunctions

Jaani Riordan

in The Liability of Internet Intermediaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719779
eISBN:
9780191927416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719779.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A blocking injunction is an order requiring an internet intermediary to implement technical measures directed at preventing or disabling access to a specified internet location. The essential ... More


A Taxonomy of Internet Intermediaries

Jaani Riordan

in The Liability of Internet Intermediaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719779
eISBN:
9780191927416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719779.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Overview. This chapter introduces the concept of an internet intermediary and situates their activities within the layered, modular network architecture of the internet. The services considered in ... More


Introduction

Jaani Riordan

in The Liability of Internet Intermediaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198719779
eISBN:
9780191927416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198719779.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Internet intermediaries are essential features of modern commerce, social and political life, and the dissemination of ideas. Some act as conduits through which our transmissions pass; others are ... More


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