About this blog…

I am employed by Netnod as head of engineering, research and development and am among other things chair of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee at ICANN. You can find CV and photos of me at this page.

As I wear so many hats, I find it being necessary to somewhere express my personal view on things. This is the location where that happens. Postings on this blog, or at Facebook, Twitter etc, falls under this policy.

The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the views of Netnod or any other of the organisations I have connections to.

SSAC releases SAC-092

This document is input to ICANN CCWG Accountability Work Stream Two, Working Group on Human Rights.

The letter is to be posted as SAC092.

This document is input to ICANN CCWG Accountability Work Stream Two, Working Group on Human Rights. The letter is to be posted as SAC092.

Quality of whois data

FTC Letter

Federal Trade Commission have sent a letter to ICANN. Described at .NXT.

Whats specifically comes up, I think, is the specific issue regarding quality of data in the various whois services out there. This is not only a domain name issue, but also IP address issue of course. The problems with whois […]

New TLDs, acceptable or not to everyone?

Last week was an ICANN meeting in Brussels. I did not go this time either. But people still send questions to me on various subjects. One of the more popular ones the last couple of days is whether the string that is to be allocated as a potential new TLD must be acceptable to everyone, […]