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Blog Entry If the DIDP Did Its Job
by Asvatha Babu published Nov 03, 2016 last modified Nov 07, 2016 12:57 PM — filed under: , , , , ,
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Blog Entry IANA Transition Stewardship & ICANN Accountability (I)
by Jyoti Panday published Jun 20, 2015 last modified Jul 31, 2015 02:56 PM — filed under: , , ,
This paper is the first in a multi-part series, in which we provide a background to the IANA transition and updates on the ensuing processes. An attempt to familiarise people with the issues at stake, this paper will be followed by a second piece that provides an overview of submitted proposals and areas of concern that will need attention moving forward. The series is a work in progress and will be updated as the processes move forward. It is up for public comments and we welcome your feedback.
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Blog Entry Revolving Door Analysis: IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group
by Lakshmi Venkataraman published Dec 10, 2014 last modified Dec 16, 2014 05:44 AM — filed under: ,
The IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG) is the body that will accept and coordinate different proposals for IANA transition. It will make the global Internet community's final proposal for transition to the NTIA. Lakshmi Venkataraman finds that a majority of the ICG's membership have had longstanding affiliations with I-star organisations. What will this mean for IANA transition?
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Blog Entry ICANN accountability, IANA transition and open questions
by Geetha Hariharan published Feb 06, 2015 — filed under: ,
On February 3, 2015, the Centre for Communication Governance (NLU, Delhi) hosted a pre-event briefing in light of ICANN52 (Singapore, February 7-12, 2015). Geetha Hariharan attended the event.
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Blog Entry Where Does ICANN’s Money Come From? We Asked; They Don’t Know
by Geetha Hariharan published Feb 09, 2015 last modified Mar 05, 2015 07:43 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Just how transparent is ICANN? How responsive are they to requests for information? At CIS, we sent ICANN ten questions seeking information about, inter alia, their revenues, commitment to the NETmundial Principles, Globalisation Advisory Groups and organisational structure. Geetha Hariharan wonders at ICANN's reluctance to respond.
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Blog Entry The 'Global Multistakholder Community' is Neither Global Nor Multistakeholder
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 20, 2015 last modified Nov 03, 2016 10:42 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS research shows how Western, male, and industry-driven the IANA transition process actually is.
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Blog Entry Comments on the Draft Outcome Document of the UN General Assembly’s Overall Review of the Implementation of WSIS Outcomes (WSIS+10)
by Geetha Hariharan published Nov 18, 2015 last modified Nov 18, 2015 06:33 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
Following the comment-period on the Zero Draft, the Draft Outcome Document of the UN General Assembly's Overall Review of implementation of WSIS Outcomes was released on 4 November 2015. Comments were sought on the Draft Outcome Document from diverse stakeholders. The Centre for Internet & Society's response to the call for comments is below.
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Blog Entry Response by the Centre for Internet and Society to the Draft Proposal to Transition the Stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration
by Pranesh Prakash published Aug 30, 2015 last modified Nov 29, 2015 06:35 AM — filed under: , ,
This proposal was made to the Global Multistakeholder Community on August 9, 2015. The proposal was drafted by Pranesh Prakash and Jyoti Panday. The research assistance was provided by Padmini Baruah, Vidushi Marda, and inputs from Sunil Abraham.
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IANA Transition & ICANN Accountability Process and India' s Position
by Jyoti Panday published May 30, 2015 last modified Aug 23, 2015 09:26 AM — filed under: , , ,
Jyoti Panday participated in the workshop organized by CCAOI on "IANA Transition & ICANN Accountability Process and India' s Position" on May 30, 2015.
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Blog Entry IANA Transition: A Case of the Emperor’s New Clothes?
by Vidushi Marda published Oct 15, 2016 last modified Nov 03, 2016 06:20 AM — filed under: , ,
Transparency is key to engaging meaningfully with ICANN. CIS has filed the most number of Documentary Information Disclosure Policy (DIDP) requests with ICANN, covering a range of subjects including its relationships with contracted parties, financial disclosure, revenue statements, and harassment policies. Asvatha Babu, an intern at CIS, analysed all responses to our requests and found that only 14% of our requests were answered fully.
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