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Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

Commerce Dept Approves ICANN Transition

Ted Cruz Leads Congressional Opposition

In March 2014, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its plan to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multi-stakeholder community.   764 more words



See Tickets is supporting a campaign that’s working to raise awareness of the issues affecting the UK’s nightlife sector, which is facing numerous challenges at the moment including venue closures. 983 more words


The Internet is made with carrots, not sticks | TechCrunch

The Internet is at once global and local. The nature of internetworking means that the global Internet is built only of other networks. There is a small but key point of coordination on the Internet, called the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). 70 more words

Tools And Information

Government and the Digital Divide

There were two interesting announcements from politicians in the last week concerning the digital divide. First, there was an announcement from President Obama saying that he wants to connect 20 million more Americans to broadband by 2020. 869 more words

Regulation - What Is It Good For?

Legacy of Government Influence Looms as Internet Gears Up For Ownership Switch

This article was first published on The Wire on 6th March 2016.

The recommendations for the post-transition ICANN, as they currently stand, change the power dynamics within ICANN. 1,041 more words

Internet Governance

On the Road to Marrakech, Part 7

Recommendation #5:

The next post in our series tracking the development of the CCWG Accountability Proposal is on Recommendation #5: Changing Aspects of ICANN’s Mission, Commitment and Core Values.   937 more words

Internet Governance