Networks for the Future: To .NET or Not

Footnotes

  1. NetAction's Tunney Act comments to the Department of Justice, http://netaction.org/msoft/doj-comments.html

  2. Borrowing from Nelson Minar's talk at O'Reilly's Nov. 2001 Peer-to-Peer and Web Services Conference, Things to Measure, slide 184, http://www.nelson.monkey.org/nelson-talks/oreilly-centralization/web-version/nelson-centralization_files/frame.htm (At time of publication, this slide set was temporarily offline.)

  3. Microsoft Fails To Disclose Congressional Lobbying, by Robyn Weisman, NewsFactor Network, January 11, 2002, http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/printer/15750/

  4. Microsoft Treads Narrow Line on Privacy, by Paul DeGroot, Directions on Microsoft, Oct 2001 Update, http://www.directionsonmicrosoft.com/sample/DOMIS/update/2001/10oct/1001mtnlop.htm

  5. Commentary: Identity services on the march, a Gartner Viewpoint, Special to CNET News.com, by Avivah Litan, Gartner Analyst, December 6, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-201-8091107-0.html?tag=prntfr

  6. see note 5

  7. see note 4

  8. EPIC letter to Senator Patrick Leahy, Senate Judiciary Committee, http://epic.org/privacy/consumer/microsoft/senjud12.11.01.html

  9. http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnnews/2001/July/hess/print.asp

  10. see note 5

  11. Hack this! Microsoft and its critics dispute software-security issues, but users make the final call, by Elinor Mills Abreu, September 27, 1999, http://iwsun3.infoworld.com/cgi-bin/displayStory.pl?/features/990927hack.htm

  12. Virus targets yet-to-be-released Microsoft software, USA Today Tech section, Jan 10, 2002, http://www.usatoday.com/life/cyber/tech/2002/01/10/microsoft-dot-net-virus.htm

  13. see note 11

  14. Cybersecurity Today and Tomorrow: Pay Now or Pay Later, by Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council; National Academy Press, 2002; http://bob.nap.edu/html/cybersecurity/

  15. Microsoft drawn into new browser war, By Jim Hu, CNET News.com, October 26, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-7661190.html

  16. Microsoft Store Offline After Insecurity Exposed, By Brian McWilliams, Newsbytes, 11 Jan 2002, http://www.newsbytes.com/news/02/173601.html

  17. Security world skeptical of Microsoft push to keep flaws quiet, SiliconValley.com, Nov 16, 2001, http://www.siliconvalley.com/docs/news/svfront/036564.htm

  18. Toward More Cybersecurity in 2002, by Alex Salkever, Business Week, Jan 2 2002, http://www.securityfocus.com/news/302

  19. U.S. v. Microsoft Corp., 980 F.Supp. 537, D.D.C.,1997.

  20. Sun Microsystems, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., 21 F.Supp.2d 1109, N.D.Cal.,1998.

  21. Windows XP/.net: Microsoft's Expanding Monopoly: How It Can Harm Consumers and What the Courts Must Do to Preserve Competition, by Consumer Federation of America, 9/26/01, http://www.consumerfed.org/WINXP_anticompetitive_study.pdf

  22. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/home/evaluation/whyupgrade/top10.asp

  23. http://shop.microsoft.com/Referral/Productinfo.asp?siteID=10928

  24. http://shop.microsoft.com/Referral/Productinfo.asp?siteID=10928&typeID=2

  25. http://shop.microsoft.com/Referral/Productinfo.asp?siteID=10928&typeID=2

  26. http://www.microsoft.com/myservices/services/userexperiences.asp

  27. MSN.com shuts out non-Microsoft browsers, by Sandeep Junnarkar, CNET News.com, October 25, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-7655334.html?tag=bplst

  28. Microsoft clips Windows XP Smart Tags, by Scott Ard and Steven Musil, CNET News.com June 27, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-200-6399150.html?tag=bplst

  29. see note 15

  30. MSN.com shuts out non-Microsoft browsers, by Sandeep Junnarkar, CNET News.com, October 25, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-7655334.html?tag=bplst

  31. Microsoft belatedly opens access to MSN, by Sandeep Junnarkar, CNET News.com, October 29, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-7703818.html?tag=bplst

  32. Microsoft drawn into new browser war, By Jim Hu, CNET News.com, October 26, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-200-7661190.html

  33. see note 15

  34. see note 15

  35. Digital rights management operating system, United States Patent #6,330,670 awarded to England, et al., December 11, 2001, http://cryptome.org/ms-drm-os.htm

  36. Digital Rights Management page, EPIC, http://www.epic.org/privacy/drm/

  37. Langa Letter: January's XP Surprise: The Giant Paperweight, by Fred Langa, Information Week, Jan. 21, 2002, http://www.informationweek.com/story/IWK20020117S0002

  38. At the Crossroads of Choice, The Project to Promote Competition & Innovation in the Digital Age, http://procompetition.org/research/crossroads/crossexec.html

  39. see note 38

  40. Mission: Domination of the Internet, by Joe Wilcox, CNET News.com, October 17, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-201-7501958-0.html

  41. Report: Consumers Nix Microsoft Passport, by Robert Conlin, www.CRMDaily.com, August 23, 2001, http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/13038.html

  42. Windows XP may spark ultimate battle to own the Net, by Joe Wilcox, Mike Ricciuti, Lara Wright and Jim Hu, CNET News.com, October 25, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-201-7540650-0.html

  43. Microsoft.Net--a new monopoly? by Gary Hein, news.com Perspective, August 29, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1276-210-6996815-1.html

  44. The Future of E-Commerce: Caught in a .NET? by Michael Mahoney, www.EcommerceTimes.com, December 26, 2001, http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/15363.html

  45. 2002: Year of .Net, by Peter Galli, eWeek, http://www.eweek.com/print_article/0,2668,a%253D20390,00.asp

  46. MSDN Online Column: More or Hess: A Quick Introduction to Hailstorm, by Robert Hess, http://msdn.microsoft.com/nsdnnews/2001/July/hess/print.asp

  47. MICROSOFT'S EXPANDING MONOPOLIES: Casting A Wider .Net, a ProComp Briefing Paper, http://procompetition.org/headlines/051501Overview.html

  48. With HailStorm, think fee, not free, by Joe Wilcox, CNET News.com, March 22, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1003-202-5218479.html

  49. Gated communities on the horizon, by Stefanie Olsen, Jim Hu and Mike Yamamoto, CNET News.com, June 4, 2001, http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1005-202-6016950.html

  50. Building User-Centric Experiences: An Introduction to .NET My Services, http://www.microsoft.com/myservices/services/userexperiences.asp

  51. New Virus Breaches .NET Security, by Robyn Weisman, NewsFactor Network, January 10, 2002, http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/printer/15725/

  52. Amusingly, IBM's web site has little to say about their role in history: http://www.research.ibm.com/about/past_history.shtml. Personal computers are loosely defined as the IBM PC in Webopedia: http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/I/IBM_PC.html; and defining "standards:" http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/s/standard.html

  53. A Brief History of the Internet, by Barry M. Leiner, Vinton G. Cerf, David D. Clark, Robert E. Kahn, Leonard Kleinrock, Daniel C. Lynch, Jon Postel, Larry G. Roberts, Stephen Wolff; http://www.isoc.org/internet/history/brief.shtml Also see: Part III: About RFC's as "Open Documentation, from History of ARPANET: Behind the Net - The untold history of the ARPANET, Or - The "Open" History of the ARPANET/Internet; by Michael Hauben; http://www.dei.isep.ipp.pt/docs/arpa--3.html. Also see The Origins and Future of Open Source Software, by Nathan Newman, http://netaction.org/opensrc/future/create.html in NetAction's Open Source directory.

  54. John Gilmore was quoted in Time Magazine, in 1993, as saying "The Net treats censorship as damage and routes around it." He was talking about Usenet newsgroups, but his quote has grown to mean more.

  55. Dumb network, defined, http://www.commweb.com/encyclopedia/search?term=dumbnetwork. The term "dumb network" was first coined by George Gilder, and "stupid network" by David Isenberg (see below).

  56. The Dawn of the Stupid Network, by David S. Isenberg, originally published in ACM Networker 2.1, Feb/Mar 1998, p 24, http://isen.com/papers/Dawnstupid.html

  57. Rise of the Stupid Network: Why the Intelligent Network was once a good idea, but isn't anymore. One telephone company nerd's odd perspective on the changing value proposition, by David Isenberg, http://www.isen.com/stupid.html

  58. The Paradox of the Best Network, by David Isenberg and David Weinberger, http://netparadox.com

  59. The Senate Committee on Commerce, holding hearings in early March 2002, entitled "Protecting Content in a Digital Age-Promoting Broadband and the Digital Television Transition" heard testimony from Disney's Michael Eisner arguing that digital content needs more protections, that copy-protection requirements would not interfere with the technology industry's business, and that Congress should act immediately to address their concerns. Eisner's testimony is available at: http://www.senate.gov/~commerce/hearings/022802eisner.pdf An interesting article about this hearing is at Wired: http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,50754,00.html and from Leslie Vadasz, executive vice president of Intel, the leading opponent of the draft legislation by Chairman Ernest (Fritz) Hollings (D-S.C) which mandates technology for managing digital rights. The Intel testimony delivered by Vadasz is available at: http://www.senate.gov/~commerce/hearings/022802vasdasz.pdf

  60. see note 58

  61. see note 58

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