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Blog Entry ICANN Workstream 2 Recommendations on Accountability
by Akriti Bopanna published Nov 23, 2018 — filed under: , ,
One of the most significant initiatives to improve the accountability of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) commenced in 2014, when the Cross Community Working Group on Accountability was created. Its role was to develop a set of proposed enhancements to ICANN’s accountability to the global Internet community. This resulted in the first Work Stream (WS1) recommendations, which were eventually approved and incorporated into the bylaws of ICANN in 2016. These included a provision expressing the need for a second WS since the first one, done on a tight deadline,did not cover all the requisite issues. Instead WS1 only focused on issues that were needed to complete the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority(IANA) transition.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry ICANN’s Documentary Information Disclosure Policy – I: DIDP Basics
by Vinayak Mithal published Jul 01, 2014 — filed under: , , , ,
In a series of blogposts, Vinayak Mithal analyses ICANN's reactive transparency mechanism, comparing it with freedom of information best practices. In this post, he describes the DIDP and its relevance for the Internet community.
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Blog Entry Report of the Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2017
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Jun 17, 2017 last modified Jun 19, 2017 03:07 PM — filed under:
Aditya Tejas attended the Global Accessibility Awareness Day event organized at NIMHANS Convention Centre in Bengaluru. The event had multiple panels and presentations, including a talk on coding for accessibility, a panel on why accessibility is necessary and how India is lagging behind in implementing it, and a presentation on how accessibility principles are integrated into the product life cycle at Cisco.
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