25 August 2005

Cool page on US telephone history

This page (http://www.sandman.com/telhist.html) has a very brief summary of major events in deregulation in the US. What is cool about it is that it has pictures of the devices ... so you can see what they were talking about!

23 August 2005

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

The second WSIS meeting is to take place this coming November. Part of this effort is toward expanding the benefits of the Information Society to nations that have not yet benefitted in a widespread way, and another part is to rebalance Internet governance. Despite attempts to broaden the governance of the Internet through the establishment of ICANN (www.icann.org), the Internet's governance is still strongly rooted in the US.