About New Nations

New Nations unveils the power structure of the Internet and extends the existing digital network into a new dimension. It creates new Internet addresses (ccTLD) for unacknowledged groups such as the Tibetans, the Kurds, the Tamils, the Uigurs, the Sahrauis and others.

As a community project, New Nations tests new forms of global togetherness and communicative exchange.

 National power relations inscribe themselves into the communication system.

Every single Internet address is subject to the power-structure that lies behind the World Wide Web.

The U.S. American network (.com .mil .gov) got established worldwide, because the nations and governments could maintain their own sphere of control (.de .fr .ch).

The conception of the Internet domain registry creates a system that is controlled by the US administration which grants and assigns itself certain rights to other national governments and administrations. Global exchange is therefore subjected to national considerations and superimposed by national law.
Internet addresses are nowadays also used in a playful way. Through new Top Level Domains the registration system also gets heavily commercialized. Behind the Internet addresses still lurks the power of control of the individual nations that coordinate via the ICANN, the organization for managing the assignments of domain names. From this multilateral agreement and it\u2019s bound powers emanates the fundamental power of decision that regulates who can express what and how in the communication space.