- ARCHIVE / December, 2006
- New UBL 2.0 Gets Oasis Standard Status
If you ever wanted to create a catalog request, write a certificate of origin or issue a self-billed invoice, but were totally lost as to how to go about it, great news: you are saved. These are just a few of the whopping 23 new document types available under UBL 2.0. OASIS, which last year [...]
- W3C Workshop Report: Keeping Privacy Promises
On December 14, the W3C published a Privacy Workshop Report and minutes that recommend next steps for keeping privacy promises when exchanging sensitive information on the Web. Privacy and access control experts from America, Australia, Asia and Europe met in October 2006 in Ispra, Italy to study Web privacy issues and solutions. W3C would like [...]
- ICANN Awards NeuStar Control Over .biz Registry Until 2012
The agreement gives NeuStar leeway to raise prices of not more than 10% a year, as long as domain registrants are informed of planned increases six months in advance.
- Report: ISOC at ITU Telecom World 2006
ISOC, along with ICANN and the NRO, participated in Telecom World 2006 in Hong Kong from December 4 – 8. ISOC, ICANN and the NRO implemented an Internet Pavilion as an outreach tool for business leaders and policy makers. ISOC also participated in the Forum and the parallel Youth Forum activities. ISOC participated in the [...]
- Firefox 3.0 Passes Acid Test and Looks Great
Mozilla has officially released the first public alpha build of Firefox 3.0. Codenamed Gran Paradiso, Firefox 3 includes the new Gecko 1.9 rendering engine which leverages the open source Cairo rendering framework and features heavily refactored reflow algorithms that improve Firefox layout functionality and resolve some long-standing CSS bugs.