• Anger as ICANN splashes out $160,000 on travel

    … of principle. ICANN’s budget is, after all, primarily funded by the ICANN fees registries and registrars — ultimately registrants — must pay. “CPH pays the bills and the non-CPH travels on our dime,” one registrar told DI today. One RrSG member said only two registrars were reimbursed for their GDD Summit travel last year. Another put…

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  • ICANN will post more uncensored .africa info

    … clarity into what exactly ICANN sent and why remain redacted. Communications between ICANN and InterConnect, which ran the Geographic Names Panel, and references to the Kenyan government’s did-they-didn’t-they support for DCA also remain redacted. Related posts: ICANN execs helped African Union win .africa — report ICANN rejects Bulgarian IDN info request African Union slams “dysfunctional” IRP as ICANN tries to fend off cover-up claims …

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