Icann 54

  • Debate as accuser names “sexual harasser”

    … The woman who says she was sexually harassed at the ICANN meeting in Marrakech earlier this month has controversially named the alleged perpetrator on a public mailing list. She’s also publicly released documents exchanged between herself and the ICANN Ombudsman, with whom she has made a formal complaint. According to her complaint the man…

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  • Three new ICANN directors started today

    … A former Dutch politician, a cable company VP and a Latin American ccTLD manager joined the ICANN board of directors today. The three new directors took their seats at the conclusion of the ICANN 54 public meeting in Dublin. Two were Nominating Committee appointees, the third was selected by the Address Supporting Organization to replace six…

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  • Go Daddy veep loses ICANN election to “none of the above”

    … a statement that read in part: Like many in the GNSO Community, the Contracted Party House is disappointed in the unprecedented outcome of the Council election. It is particularly unfortunate that this scenario occurred at a time when ICANN is in the global spotlight. Throughout the election process, the common theme has been an agreement amongst all…

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  • ICANN boss warns against “content policing” calls

    … ICANN should resist attempts to turn the organization into a content regulator responsible for fighting piracy, counterfeiting and terrorism. That’s according to CEO Fadi Chehade, speaking in Dublin yesterday at the opening ceremony of ICANN’s 54th public meeting. His remarks have already solicited grumbles from members of the intellectual…

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  • 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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  • ICANN 54 – Sunday live-blog

    … Testing, testing… one, two, one, two… This is a live blog covering developments from ICANN 54 in near real-time. If you’re looking at this page, the post will refresh automatically whenever there’s new content to see. If you’re reading it elsewhere it will, presumably, not. Today I’ll be mainly sticking with the Generic Names Supporting…

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  • DI will be live-blogging ICANN 54

    … I’m going to be doing something a little different for ICANN’s latest public meeting. For various tedious reasons I was unable to attend in person ICANN 54, which started in Dublin this morning, so I thought I’d try to make the best of the advantages of remote participation and a friendly time zone to try something new. Namely, live-blogging…

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  • ICANN on “knife edge” after accountability impasse

    … The ICANN board of directors and the community group tasked with improving its accountability have failed to come to a compromise over the future direction of the organization, despite an intense two-day argument at the weekend. As the often fractious Los Angeles gathering drew to a close, ICANN chair Steve Crocker said that the board…

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  • Dublin picked for ICANN 54

    … ICANN had selected Dublin to play host to its 54th public meeting, which will be held in October next year. According to a blog post from Michele Neylon, CEO of Irish registrar Blacknight, the venue will be the imaginatively named The Convention Centre, Dublin. The primary sponsor will be INEX, the local internet exchange, he reports…

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