Icann 54

  • Debate as accuser names “sexual harasser”

    …. Inevitably, there’s also been some discussion about what constitutes sexual harassment. The woman said she had already been engaged with LaHatte about the possibility of ICANN creating a sexual harassment policy, and that “this incident pushed me to take forward what had hitherto been a mere academic interest with increased vigour”. She said…

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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”

    … ICANN’s multistakeholder GNSO Council has been left embarrassingly rudderless after its members failed to elect a new chair. The unprecedented result saw Go Daddy VP of policy James Bladel lose an election to “none of the above” yesterday. Under GNSO rules, there are two candidates for chair. One is nominated by the Contracted Parties House…

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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

    … 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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  • 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

    … materials or information to a non-federal entity? If this kind of anti-transition sentiment catches popular opinion, you can guarantee other jingoistic candidates will fall in line. So ICANN’s on the clock, racing the US political process. In Magaziner’s view, the meat of the disagreements needs to be resolved by the end of the Dublin meeting — three…

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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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