Iana Transition

  • ALAC throws spanner in ICANN accountability discussions

    … revises the battle lines in the ongoing accountability debate. It’s no longer a simple case of CCWG versus ICANN board. Dublin is a crunch time for the accountability proposals. The clock is ticking — if the ICANN community cannot agree on a consensus proposal soon it risks delaying the transition of the IANA functions from US government oversight…

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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

    … on the first 151 ccTLDs to join, but this one’s interesting because NIXI’s mononymed CEO Dr Govind led a charge of criticism against the ccNSO for excluding non-members from the IANA transition review. In July, Govind complained that a “significant section of the ccTLD Registry operator community do not share the objectives of the ccNSO membership…

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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

    … of the interest might be related to the IANA transition process, which has put a new spotlight on ICANN in recent months. ICANN has already laid on overflow viewing rooms for discussions related to the IANA topic. The meeting officially starts with the welcome ceremony on Monday, but the work begins as usual on Saturday, when the various constituencies gather…

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