February 10, 1999

Contact: Sallianne Fortunato
(202) 482-7002


Washington, D.C. -- The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will hold a public meeting to explore the future administration and management of the .us domain name space. Topics to be discussed including the current structure of the .us domain, issues and opportunities facing the current and future management of the .us space, current practices and issues in the management of other country code TLDs (ccTLDs), proposals for administering the .us domain, and a discussion on the next steps for the management and administration of the .us domain. An electronic copy of the Federal Notice that describes the meeting and agenda in further detail is available at

WHAT: Public Meeting on the Future Administration and Management of the .us Domain

WHERE: U.S. Department of Commerce
Room 4830
14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
(Attendees should use the Main Entrance on 14th Street)

WHEN: March 9, 1999
10:00am to 4:30pm

The meeting is open to the public and seating at the meeting will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees should complete and submit the meeting pre-registration form located at

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Rose, NTIA/OIA, (202) 482-1866. More detailed information regarding the agenda and other aspects of the meeting will be made available and updated periodically at

Media inquiries, please call Sallianne Fortunato, NTIA Public Affairs, at 202-482-7002, or visit NTIA's home page at NTIA serves as the principal adviser to the Executive Branch on domestic and international telecommunications and information issues.