Karl Auerbach

Karl Auerbach

Chief Technical Officer at InterWorking Labs
Joined on June 14, 2003
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Karl Auerbach, is a former member of the Board of Directors of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). He was the elected “at-large” representative for Bermuda, Canada, Greenland, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, and the United States to the Board of Directors of ICANN.  Mr. Auerbach is the Chief Technical Officer of InterWorking Labs, Inc., a provider of tools to detect and repair network problems and assist protocol Implementers.  He was formerly a senior researcher in the Advanced Internet Architecture group in the Office of the Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco Systems. In addition to his technical work, Mr. Auerbach has been an attorney in California since 1978, a member of the Intellectual Property Section of he California State Bar, and was named Yuen Fellow of Law and Technology at the California Institute of Technology and Loyola of Los Angeles Law School.

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2022 - Apr 27 on An Easier Way to Define Broadband
2022 - Mar 09 on How Not to Take Russia Off the Internet
2022 - Mar 08 on How Not to Take Russia Off the Internet
2022 - Mar 08 on How Not to Take Russia Off the Internet
2022 - Feb 15 on Some Thoughts on DNS4EU – the European Commission's Intention to Support the Development of a New European DNS Resolver
2021 - Oct 19 on Is Defining Broadband by Speed a Good Policy?
2021 - Oct 19 on 5G for Cars – an Idea That Won't Die
2021 - Sep 14 on Afilias' Rule Violations Continue to Delay .WEB
2021 - Jul 21 on Computing Clouds in Orbit – A Possible Roadmap
2021 - Jul 16 on A Simulation of the SpaceX, Amazon, Telesat and OneWeb Broadband Satellite Constellations
2021 - Jun 22 on NTIA's New Broadband Map
2021 - Jun 01 on IRP Panel Dismisses Afilias' Claims to Reverse .WEB Auction and Award .WEB to Afilias
2021 - May 18 on Multistakeholderism Is Working: Even in Exile
2021 - May 04 on Avoiding Low-Earth Orbit Collisions – the Clock Is Ticking
2021 - Apr 07 on The White House Broadband Plan
2021 - Apr 07 on The White House Broadband Plan
2021 - Mar 30 on Universal Acceptance – Making the Internet Work for Everyone
2021 - Feb 11 on Now We Know Why It's Hard to Get a .COM
2021 - Jan 05 on WordPress Now Powers 39.5% of the Web
2020 - Dec 22 on NTIA Objects to Planned o.com Auction
2020 - Nov 10 on The Upload Speed Lie
2020 - Oct 02 on The Pay-To-Play Reality of ICANN's Inclusion Illusion
2020 - Aug 18 on Implementing Natural Language Processing in Your SMB Organization: Now or Never!
2020 - Aug 12 on Afilias to Protect TLDs Against Potential "Orphan Glue" Exploits
2020 - Jul 29 on DNS: An Essential Component of Cloud Computing
2020 - Jul 29 on 2020's New Internet Success
2020 - Mar 10 on The Legal Enforceability of PIR's Public Interest Commitment
2020 - Mar 03 on Accountability Initiatives to Secure a Strong Future for .ORG
2020 - Feb 25 on Explaining the Legal Enforceability of the PIC Proposed by Ethos for .ORG
2020 - Feb 20 on Can 5G Replace WiFi?
2020 - Feb 19 on Stop Propagating False Information About the .ORG Transaction
2020 - Feb 12 on Truth in Web Digital Identity?
2020 - Jan 21 on 5G Leadership Reality Check: January 2020
2020 - Jan 21 on 5G Leadership Reality Check: January 2020
2020 - Jan 21 on Who Pays When .Org Prices Rise?
2019 - Dec 31 on If ICANN Won't Stand Up to EU in WHOIS Dispute, Then the U.S. Congress Should
2019 - Dec 31 on The Number Resource Organization (NRO) Issues Inspection Request to ICANN Concerning the .ORG Sale
2019 - Dec 03 on Fadi's .ORG Fracasso
2019 - Dec 03 on Why I Voted to Sell .ORG
2019 - Dec 03 on Why I Voted to Sell .ORG
2019 - Oct 15 on The Myth of 5G and Driverless Cars
2019 - Oct 03 on The End of the Road: ICANN, Whois, and Regulation
2019 - Oct 02 on The End of the Road: ICANN, Whois, and Regulation
2019 - Oct 01 on The End of the Road: ICANN, Whois, and Regulation
2019 - Sep 10 on Keeping a Free and Open Internet Starts at the Root
2019 - Jun 12 on Can ICANN Survive Today’s Global Geo-Political Challenges Under Its Existing Narrow Mandate?
2019 - Feb 26 on Electronically Steerable, Flat-Panel Antennas for Satellite and Terrestrial Connectivity
2019 - Feb 26 on Microsoft is Abandoning SHA-1 Hashes for Updates - But Why?
2018 - Mar 14 on IETF and Crypto Zealots
2018 - Jan 17 on DOJ Closes Probe of VeriSign Over .Web TLD
2018 - Jan 17 on Hackers Hijack DNS Server for Cyrptocurrency Wallet BlackWallet, Over $400K Stolen From Users
2017 - May 02 on Sorry, Not Sorry: WHOIS Data Must Remain Public
2017 - Apr 28 on Sorry, Not Sorry: WHOIS Data Must Remain Public
2017 - Jan 17 on If Slate Comes in Standard Sizes, Why Not Broadband?
2016 - Dec 07 on Court Dismisses .Web Lawsuit, Says Agreement Not to Sue Is Enforceable
2016 - Nov 08 on Afilias' Cynical Attempt to Secure a Windfall at Community Expense
2016 - Aug 03 on Almost Free Domains for Almost Everyone
2016 - Aug 03 on Almost Free Domains for Almost Everyone
2016 - Aug 02 on Almost Free Domains for Almost Everyone
2016 - Jul 26 on ICANN Sued in an Attempt to Block .WEB Auction
2016 - May 24 on The Irritating Irresolution of ICANN Jurisdiction
2016 - Jan 01 on ICANN Accountability Progress Made in Second CCWG Draft Proposal
2015 - Dec 31 on The Christmas Goat and IPv6 (Year 6)
2015 - Nov 24 on The Next ICANN CEO
2015 - Oct 28 on ICANN Compliance Lends a Hand to a Violent Criminal While Trashing a Legitimate Business
2015 - Apr 28 on $59M and Counting: ICANN Board Downgrades Community Say on Use of Last Resort Auction Proceeds
2015 - Apr 11 on ICANN Getting More Control Could Mean Major Reform
2015 - Jan 02 on Is the ICANN New gTLD Program a Draft for a V2 of the Internet?
2014 - Dec 23 on NTIA Reveals How It Manages the Root Zone
2014 - Dec 04 on Is the ICANN New gTLD Program a Draft for a V2 of the Internet?
2014 - Dec 04 on Is the ICANN New gTLD Program a Draft for a V2 of the Internet?
2014 - Dec 03 on Is the ICANN New gTLD Program a Draft for a V2 of the Internet?
2014 - Dec 03 on Is the ICANN New gTLD Program a Draft for a V2 of the Internet?
2014 - Dec 03 on ICANN New gTLD Auction Proceeds Approaching $30 Million
2014 - Dec 03 on Is the ICANN New gTLD Program a Draft for a V2 of the Internet?
2014 - Nov 17 on Beyond NETmundial: Initiative or Inertia?
2014 - Jun 24 on Rape in the DNS
2014 - Mar 27 on Proceedings of Name Collisions Workshop Available
2013 - Nov 06 on IETF Looking at Technical Changes to Raise the Bar for Monitoring
2013 - Oct 11 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 11 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 08 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 08 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 08 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 08 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 08 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Oct 07 on Domain Name Registrar Allows Completely Blank WHOIS
2013 - Jun 04 on Moving Beyond Telephone Numbers - The Need for a Secure, Ubiquitous Application-Layer Identifier
2012 - Jul 06 on The GAC Strikes Back
2012 - Jul 03 on Towards a More Fully Accountable and Transparent ICANN
2012 - Jun 19 on Proposed New IETF Standard Would Create a Nationally Partitioned "Internet"
2012 - Jun 19 on Proposed New IETF Standard Would Create a Nationally Partitioned "Internet"
2012 - Mar 27 on Conflict of Interest Mingled Into ICANN's DNA, Says Insider
2011 - Dec 14 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 14 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 14 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 14 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 14 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Dec 13 on Technical Comments on Mandated DNS Filtering Requirements of H. R. 3261 ("SOPA")
2011 - Jun 21 on Now Begins the Third Stage of ICANN's TLD Triathlon
2011 - Jun 21 on New Top-Level Domains Approved by ICANN
2011 - Feb 03 on The U.S. "Scorecard" for Brussels: Draconian Trademark Rules & The End of Private-Sector Leaders
2011 - Jan 19 on The Trembling Trademark Owners
2011 - Jan 19 on Rod Beckstrom, Twiki and the Foswiki fork - ICANN Must "Get Things Right" on New TLDs
2011 - Jan 19 on Rod Beckstrom, Twiki and the Foswiki fork - ICANN Must "Get Things Right" on New TLDs
2011 - Jan 18 on Rod Beckstrom, Twiki and the Foswiki fork - ICANN Must "Get Things Right" on New TLDs
2011 - Jan 18 on The Trembling Trademark Owners
2010 - Oct 08 on Plutocrats and the Internet
2010 - Oct 08 on Plutocrats and the Internet
2010 - Oct 08 on ICANN Dressing Up for New gTLD Party in San Francisco
2010 - Sep 21 on ICANN CEO Warns Against Exclusive Control of the Internet by Governments
2010 - Jun 16 on NAF Caught Revising Past UDRP Decisions?
2010 - May 09 on The Real Issue About ICANN and .XXX
2010 - May 09 on The Real Issue About ICANN and .XXX
2009 - Dec 27 on Network Neutrality, UPS, and FedEx
2009 - Nov 17 on The ITU and IPv6 Transition: Controversy at the IGF
2009 - Oct 13 on Misconfiguration Brings Down Entire .SE Domain in Sweden
2009 - Sep 30 on New Agreement Declares ICANN Independent
2009 - Sep 30 on An Authenticated Internet
2009 - Jun 06 on Appeals Court Revives the CFIT Anti-Trust Suit Against VeriSign
2008 - Feb 02 on Domain Tasting to Go Away for Real This Time
2007 - Apr 12 on Splitting the Root: It's Too Late
2007 - Apr 10 on Splitting the Root: It's Too Late
2007 - Apr 10 on Splitting the Root: It's Too Late
2007 - Apr 08 on Splitting the Root: It's Too Late
2007 - Apr 03 on Putting Some Circuit Breakers Into DNS to Protect The Net
2007 - Apr 03 on Please, Keep the Core Neutral
2007 - Mar 12 on Are We Slowly Losing Control of the Internet?
2007 - Jan 31 on The Fragile Network
2007 - Jan 12 on Internet Zombies
2006 - Dec 29 on Domain Tasting in the Spotlight
2006 - Nov 26 on Consensus Polling: ALAC Shows the Way
2006 - Nov 26 on Why is .EU Trying to Destroy the Internet?
2006 - Nov 06 on Consensus Polling: ALAC Shows the Way
2006 - Oct 29 on Consensus Polling: ALAC Shows the Way
2006 - Sep 21 on Response to Inaccurate .travel Wild Card Assessments
2006 - Sep 05 on Taking Aim at 8 Myths about ENUM
2006 - Jul 30 on The Blurr-Cade Proposal on Root Zone Oversight
2006 - Jul 19 on Taking Aim at 8 Myths about ENUM
2006 - Jun 17 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 13 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 13 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 12 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 12 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 12 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 12 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 12 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 12 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 11 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - Jun 10 on Domain Tasting Target of US Federal Cybersquatting Lawsuit
2006 - May 07 on In Bad Taste
2006 - Apr 27 on How Domain Name Traffic Testing/Tasting Works
2006 - Apr 23 on Vint Cerf's Keynote at Domain Roundtable
2006 - Apr 23 on Vint Cerf's Keynote at Domain Roundtable
2006 - Apr 12 on Finding Good ICANN Board Candidates
2006 - Mar 17 on Answers from Vint Cerf: The Road Ahead for Top-Level Domains
2006 - Mar 13 on Answers from Vint Cerf: The Road Ahead for Top-Level Domains
2006 - Mar 09 on Finally the .com Discussion is Over...
2006 - Mar 03 on China's New Domain Names: Lost in Translation
2006 - Feb 26 on The Villain in the ICANN-VeriSign Struggle is the U.S. Government
2006 - Feb 20 on The Villain in the ICANN-VeriSign Struggle is the U.S. Government
2006 - Feb 11 on Questioning "Net Neutrality"
2005 - Dec 30 on Europe is to the US Controlled GPS as Europe is to the US Controlled DNS Root?
2005 - Dec 30 on Europe is to the US Controlled GPS as Europe is to the US Controlled DNS Root?
2005 - Oct 23 on Forgotten Principles of Internet Governance
2005 - Sep 22 on The Non-Parity of the UDRP
2005 - Aug 12 on About Those Root Servers
2005 - Aug 11 on About Those Root Servers
2005 - Aug 02 on IGP on Future U.S. Role in Internet Governance
2005 - Jul 27 on A Balkanized Internet Future?
2005 - Jul 26 on A Balkanized Internet Future?
2005 - Jul 26 on A Balkanized Internet Future?
2005 - Jul 26 on A Balkanized Internet Future?
2005 - Jul 21 on The Internets
2005 - Jul 03 on Putting Multiple Root Nameserver Issue to Rest
2005 - Jun 22 on Twenty Myths and Truths About IPv6 and the US IPv6 Transition
2005 - Jun 21 on Effects of ICANN's Legal Presence in the US, Under California Legislation
2005 - Jun 21 on Hope for Human Resources with .Jobs Domain
2005 - Jun 02 on An Infrastructure TLD: Avoiding the Side Effects of Today's .Net
2005 - Apr 29 on Could IP Addressing Benefit from the Introduction of Competitive Suppliers?
2005 - Apr 20 on Could IP Addressing Benefit from the Introduction of Competitive Suppliers?
2005 - Mar 28 on Protecting the Internet: Certified Attachments and Reverse Firewalls?
2005 - Mar 21 on Shambles at the .Pro Registry
2005 - Mar 21 on Shambles at the .Pro Registry
2004 - Mar 31 on Top-Level Domains for Addressing by Physical Context
2004 - Mar 31 on Top-Level Domains for Addressing by Physical Context
2004 - Feb 06 on Paul Vixie on Fort N.O.C.'s
2004 - Feb 06 on Paul Vixie on Fort N.O.C.'s
2004 - Feb 05 on Paul Vixie on Fort N.O.C.'s
2004 - Feb 04 on Paul Vixie on Fort N.O.C.'s
2004 - Jan 30 on Paul Vixie on Fort N.O.C.'s
2004 - Jan 15 on TLD Operators: Cleaning Up Lame Delegations
2003 - Dec 31 on ICANN and the Virtues of Deliberative Policymaking - Part I
2003 - Nov 24 on Bad Journalism, IPv6, and the BBC
2003 - Oct 16 on Is Industry Underestimating the Ending Dot?
2003 - Aug 20 on ICANN: A Concrete "Thin Contract" Proposal

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