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Population and governance.
- Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 19:27:54 -0800
- From: "Roeland M.J. Meyer" <email@example.com>
- Subject: Population and governance.
I found two items of interest, on addresses population of Internet users.
The other should be of direct interest for ICANN MAC, and DNSO drafters.
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>Date: Wed, 3 Feb 1999 15:03:24 -0400
>Sender: Wendy Rickard Bollentin <editor@ISOC.ORG>
>From: Wendy Rickard <rickard@RICKARDGROUP.COM>
>Subject: ISOC Forum (Vol. 5, No. 2)
>"In January 1999, less than three years from the beginning
>of this project, the online population [in Taiwan] has
>reached 3 million. This is an important milestone to us."
>-- Gary Gong, Taiwan Chapter of the Internet Society,
>commenting on Taiwan's rise in Internet users in Taiwan from
>500,000 in September 1996 to 3 million in January 1999.
>INTERNET FIESTA UPDATE
>* GLOBAL INTERNET LIBERTY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED
>The Internet Society France plans to sponsor a virtual
>session of parliament in March to vote on a law governing
>the Internet during the second annual Fete de l'Internet
>French Internet Day. The session is intended to allow all
>interested Internet users to participate in the entire
>process of drafting, revising, and passing a law, ISOC
>France said in a statement. The French senate, which is
>working alongside ISOC to put on the event, will then pass a
>mock law, based on user input. The real-world event, called
>"Internet Law: Conquering a Global Village," will take place
>19-29 March. For more information, see ISOC France at
>http://www.isoc.asso.fr/, France's Internet Festival at
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