ICANN Launches Site for New Membership: good for geeks. One of the most important pieces of internet plumbing is the Domain Name System (DNS). It’s this that allows tankertown.editthispage.com to be translated to the numbers that computers love so much. It’s vital that the decisions about what happens to DNS are not hijacked by corporates. The ICANN’s decision is also a fascinating attempt to create a fully-distributed democracy.

This is a great article about the crazy nature of many of the new websites being thrown up every day. Boom and bust?

Here’s a simple test of the system for our PR guru. We can put links to “Datamonitor” in as well. Or link directly to the press center.