Igos

  • RANT: Governments raise yet another UN threat to ICANN

    … was supposed to help prevent. So what’s this “public interest” the GAC wants to defend this time around? It’s protections for the acronyms of intergovernmental organizations (IGOs) in gTLDs, which we blogged about a few weeks ago. IGOs are bodies ranging from the relatively well-known, such as the World Health Organization or World Intellectual…

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  • ICANN faces first post-transition test of UN power (for real this time)

    … process in order to extract the policies they want directly from the ICANN board of directors and staff. It’s the first time since the IANA transition, which happened less than a week ago, that governments have been accused of exploiting their special access to the board, and it may become a hot topic at next month’s ICANN 57 meeting in India…

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