Icann 55

  • ICANN attendance shrank in Denmark

    … into Adobe Connect meeting rooms, compared to 3,458 in Marrakech. Both Copenhagen and Marrakech, ICANNs 55 and 58, are designated as “community forums”, meaning they follow the traditional ICANN schedule. ICANN 56 was a shorter, policy-focused meeting and ICANN 57 was a longer meeting with a focus on outreach. The stats for Copenhagen can be downloaded here (pdf). Tweet Tagged: copenhagen, ICANN, icann 55, icann 58, marrakech …

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  • How many elephants did ICANN send to Helsinki?

    … equipment, then rent the remaining equipment locally to help promote the economy. Rock on. The Helsinki report, which reveals more data than anyone could possibly find useful, can be downloaded as a PDF here. Tweet Tagged: helsinki, ICANN, icann 55, icann 56, marrakech …

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  • “Cheese sandwich” comment blamed for sexual harassment complaint

    … ICANN’s first formal case of sexual harassment has been closed with no official finding by the Ombudsman. Ombudsman Chris LaHatte today said he was unable to establish the facts of the alleged incident, which is said to have taken place during a coffee break at the ICANN 55 meeting in Marrkech, March 6. LaHatte said that the complainant’s…

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  • Debate as accuser names “sexual harasser”

    … in released email predating Marrakech that during ICANN 54 last year, her first ICANN meeting, “I personally felt as though a few inappropriate remarks were made by certain male co attendees”. When the woman initially made her allegations at the ICANN public forum, ICANN director Markus Kummer said the board had asked ICANN staff to look at possibly…

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  • Helsinki tipped as next ICANN venue

    … ICANN is expected to be heading to Helsinki, Finland, for its next meeting. Director Chris Disspain dropped the name of the host city during a session at the ICANN 55 meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, today. Apparently it’s common knowledge among attendees that the Finnish capital is being lined up as a replacement for the original ICANN 56 venue…

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  • ICANN receives first sexual harassment complaint

    … was the first registered complaint of sexual harassment in the history of ICANN,” she said. No details of the incident or alleged perpetrator were given. The complainant said that ICANN should have a policy in place to deal with such behavior. The organization has written expected standards of behavior, but they don’t specifically cover harassment. While…

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  • Governments split on IANA transition

    … ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee is unlikely to provide its full backing to accountability proposals supporting the IANA transition. In meetings at ICANN 55 in Marrkech over the weekend, a handful of GAC delegates publicly stated that they would block consensus over concerns the proposals reduce government power in ICANN. The most vocal…

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