Bruce Young

Bruce Young

Senior Desktop Support Analyst
Joined on June 14, 2003
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Bruce Young is a senior desktop support analyst for a Fortune 500 company, a founding member and former Executive Panel member of ICANNATLARGE.ORG, and has been an active member of the At Large movement since its inception in February 2000. Bruce currently edits and maintains the Web site BarelyAdequate.info, devoted to "commentary on news events that concern the intersection of technology, law, politics and the freedoms granted to citizens by the US Constitution."

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Al's Story: Another Small Domain Holder Falls Victim to Flawed ICANN Policy

Al Bode is typical of the many small, individual domain name holders throughout the United States and the world. He is a high school teacher of the Spanish language, not a techie, and he registered the domain IOWAWLA.ORG to provide an online presence for the Iowa World Language Association, a professional association for foreign-language educators in the US State of Iowa, of which he is a member. This domain could in no way be considered a commercial venture. In his own words, "I am a school teacher from Iowa whose websites are personally funded for the express purpose of education. There is no profit motive or even profit other than the knowledge that others may gain from my website." more»

Examining Stuart Lynn's Domain Name Plans - Part II

In the last article we examined the language in Stuart Lynn's A Plan for Action Regarding New gTLDs, and I addressed concerns about specific language in that document. In this article, I will examine several questions of importance that need to be addressed when discussing new gTLD policy; questions that Mr. Lynn leaves unanswered in his proposal... more»

Examining Stuart Lynn's Domain Name Plans - Part I

Last month ICANN began soliciting comments on Stuart Lynn's A Plan for Action Regarding New gTLDs, which will be one of the Internet governance organization's primary discussion topics at its December meeting in Amsterdam. more»

ICANN at Large Shanghais The At-Large Conversation

On October 28, as ICANN met in Shanghai, China for its regular board meeting, ICANN at Large held a lengthy meeting to address user concerns, particularly the disenfranchisement of the At-Large by ICANN, and the At-Large's self-organizing in response. The meeting was chaired by YJ Park, one of our Executive Panel Members, and was well attended. Attendees included ... more»

The At-Large: An Insider's View

February 2002 was a seminal month in the evolution of the ICANN At-Large movement. We began hearing reports from our European members that ICANN's chief lawyer, Joe Sims, was in Brussels, Belgium, holding closed-door meetings with European Commission members to gauge their reaction to plans that completely restructure the ICANN board, replacing the At-Large with a body of government representatives! The rumors were confirmed days later when ICANN President M. Stuart Lynn posted his "ICANN - The Case for Reform". more»

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Al's Story: Another Small Domain Holder Falls Victim to Flawed ICANN Policy

Examining Stuart Lynn's Domain Name Plans - Part II

ICANN at Large Shanghais The At-Large Conversation

Examining Stuart Lynn's Domain Name Plans - Part I

The At-Large: An Insider's View