Levines technical background, his writing and public speaking, and his broad user experience will benefit the ALAC and the At-Large community. He has interacted with a broad range of Internet users and, as an author of Internet books (including nine editions of .Internet for Dummies.), he has extensive experience communicating and working with a broad range of Internet users. He has been active in DNS issues since 1996 (most recently involving spam), and is currently participating in the IETF. He has a PhD. in computer science, and also is a small scale domain reseller.