Eric Brunner-Williams

Eric Brunner-Williams

Joined on January 22, 2005 – United States
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Eric Brunner-Williams wrote XPG/1, now the "Single Unix Specification", and operated SRI's largest network during the SRI-NIC period. He was involved in the International Ad Hoc Committee (IAHC) effort to develop concepts for the registration of Internet domain names in a new era of deregulation and self-governance. Mr. Brunner-Williams received his B.A. from Berkeley and did graduate work in mathematics at Berkeley, Harvard, Stanford and UCLA. For most of the 90s and 00's, Eric ran the TribalLaw mailing list. In the June 2007 Cherokee Nation election he ran former Justice Stacy Leeds' campaign's website and his wife Mary Beth wrote the campaign plan. His wife, Mary Beth Williams, a Maine Abenaki, is enrolled at Cornell Law. They have four children. He has been employed by NeuStar, where he wrote portions of the .biz and .us applications and contributed to the specification of EPP, and by CORE. His other application efforts include portions of applications for .org and .net, and he supported the .cat application as its figure head CTO. He has spent a lot of time on IDN work, before there was a DNS, and through the IETF.


Community Statement Presented at Wuzhen Summit

Can't Sell Your IPv4 Numbers? Try Leasing Them

My Comment on Forbes - Why Is the UN Trying to Take over the Internet

Typosquatted Domain Names Pose Plenty of Risk But Surprisingly Little Malware

ICANN Successfully Tiptoes Through Political Minefield With New TLD Applicant Guidebook

ICANN's Tokyo Meeting Provides a Little More Clarity on the New gTLD Program

DNS RPZ, Malicious Domains... Bring Your Own Policy. Dress Casual.

Taking Back the DNS

DNS RPZ, Malicious Domains... Bring Your Own Policy. Dress Casual.

Towards a DNSCERT Definition

VeriSign Leaves the Security Certificate Business

Will Stonewalling on .xxx Be Beckstrom's First Big Mistake?

Why ICANN Nairobi Security Concerns May Be a Blessing in Disguise

Swiss Among World Leaders in Enabling DNSSEC

Las Vegas City Council to Debate the Support of .vegas Domain

TLDs of Vacant or Close to Vacant Places in the World

gTLDs: Why Are Your Overarching Issues Not Relevant In IDN ccTLDs?

Post Delegation Dispute: A Once Supportable Concept Proposed by the IRT is Now Unsupportable

Who Needs More TLDs?

Companies Trademarking Possible Future Top-Level Domains

The Proxy Fight for Iranian Democracy

Analysis of Domain Names Registered Across Multiple Existing TLDs and Implications for New gTLDs

First gTLD Signed: Dot Gov

Unreasonable ccTLD Registry Price Increases!

New gTLDs: Comments on the Unsigned "The Economic Case for Auctions"

The Anti-Phishing Consumer Protection Act of 2008

Wall Street Journal Article on Whois Privacy

.NET Bid Contenders