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The House Committee On
Energy and Commerce
W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, Chairman

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Subcommittee on Telecommunications Hearing
Is ICANN's New Generation of Internet Domain Name Selection Process Thwarting Competition?"
Thursday, February 8, 2001
10:00 AM
2123 Rayburn of the House Office Building

The hearing will examine the process by which ICANN arrived at its recent decision in November 2000, to approve seven suffixes: .aero, .coop, .info, .museum, .name, .pro, and .biz.

Hearing Audio
Broadcast: Archived
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 Witness Prepared Testiomony 
Dr. Vinton G. Cerf
Chairman of the Board
Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
22001 Loudoun County Parkway
Mailstop F2-4115
Ashburn, VA 20147
Mr. Lou Kerner
Chief Executive Officer
1100 Glendon Avenue, 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Ms. Elana Broitman
Director, Policy and Public Affairs
575 Eighth Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Mr. David E. Short
Legal Director
International Air Transport Association
33 Route de L'Aeroport
Mr. Kenneth M. Hansen
Director, Corporate Development
NeuStar, Inc.
1120 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20005
Ms. Leah Gallegos
AtlanticRoot Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 9305
Virginia Beach, VA 23450
Professor A. Michael Froomkin
Professor of Law
University of Miami School of Law
P.O. Box 248087
Coral Gables, FL 33124
Mr. Alan B. Davidson
Associate Director
Center for Democracy and Technology
1634 I Street, N.W., 11th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006

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The Committee on Energy and Commerce
2125 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-2927

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Source http://www.house.gov/commerce/hearings/telecom02082001.htm