Iana Transition

  • ALAC throws spanner in ICANN accountability discussions

    … The At-Large Advisory Committee has yanked backing for a key ICANN accountability proposal. The ALAC, on of ICANN’s policy advisory groups, this afternoon voted unanimously “to withdraw support for the Membership model” at ICANN 54 in Dublin. The Membership model is a proposal out of the Cross Community Working Group on Accountability (CCWG…

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  • Chehade outlines five ways ICANN could die

    … Aarrgh! We’re all going to die!!!!1 ICANN CEO Fadi Chehade has outlined five ways in which the internet could fall to pieces if the IANA transition fails, and they all seem really horrible. Chehade presented the list at a telephone meeting of leaders of ICANN supporting organizations and advisory committees yesterday. I don’t know what…

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  • After slamming the ccNSO, India joins it

    … India has become the newest member of ICANN’s country-code Supporting Organization, the ccNSO, just one month after the local registry slammed the group for not representing its interests. The National Internet Exchange (NIXI), which runs .in, became the 152nd ccNSO member yesterday, according to a note on its website. I haven’t reported…

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  • ccTLD anger over IANA group “capture”

    … Operators of dozens of ccTLDs are said to be furious that they don’t have representation on the group coordinating the transition of the IANA functions from US oversight. The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) has been “captured” by members of ICANN’s country-code Names Supporting Organization, which does not represent all…

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  • Unanimous support for new ICANN appeals process

    … transition of the IANA stewardship functions from the US Department of Commerce to a yet-undefined mechanism. There seems to be broad community consensus that the transition should be linked to improvements in accountability. During the “constituency day” sessions on Tuesday, during which the ICANN board visits in turn with each GNSO constituency…

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  • London meeting already ICANN’s second-biggest

    … Over 2,200 people have already registered for ICANN 50, which kicks off this coming weekend in London. According to ICANN, that puts the upcoming meeting second only to last year’s one in Beijing, which had 3,141 pre-registrations and 2,532 eventual attendees. London’s a pretty convenient “hub” city to fly to, but I suspect a lot…

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