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Blog Entry CIS Comments: Enhancing ICANN Accountability
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 10, 2014 last modified Jun 10, 2014 01:03 PM — filed under: , , , ,
On May 6, 2014, ICANN published a call for public comments on "Enhancing ICANN Accountability". This comes in the wake of the IANA stewardship transition spearheaded by ICANN and related concerns of ICANN's external and internal accountability mechanisms. Centre for Internet and Society contributed to the call for comments.
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Blog Entry NETmundial Day 2
by Achal Prabhala published Apr 25, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Fadi Chehade, the ICANN boss, closed NETmundial 2014 with these words "In Africa we say if you want to go first, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together." He should have added: And if you want to go nowhere, go multi-stakeholder.
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Blog Entry NETmundial: Tracking *Multistakeholder* across Contributions
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Apr 24, 2014 last modified Apr 25, 2014 09:53 AM — filed under: , , ,
This set of analysis of the contributions submitted to NETmundial 2014 is part of the effort by the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore, India, to enable productive discussions of the critical internet governance issues at the meeting and elsewhere.
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Blog Entry Brazil passes Marco Civil; the US-FCC Alters its Stance on Net Neutrality
by Geetha Hariharan published Apr 24, 2014 last modified Apr 24, 2014 10:05 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Hopes for the Internet rise and fall rapidly. Yesterday, on April 23, 2014, Marco Civil da Internet, the Brazilian Bill of Internet rights, was passed by the Brazilian Senate into law.
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Blog Entry NETmundial Day 1
by Achal Prabhala published Apr 24, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's speech at the opening of NETmundial in São Paulo was refreshingly free of the UN-speak that characterised virtually every single other presentation this morning. The experience of sitting for five hours in a room where the word "multi-stakeholder" is repeated at the rate of five mentions per minute is not for the faint-hearted; it almost makes you wish for more of the straight-talking tough-love of people like Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt.
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Blog Entry NETmundial Roadmap: Defining the Roles of Stakeholders in Multistakeholderism
by Jyoti Panday published Apr 23, 2014 last modified Apr 28, 2014 12:51 PM — filed under: , , ,
NETmundial, one of the most anticipated events in the Internet governance calendar, will see the global community convening at Sao Paolo, with an aim to establish 'strategic guidelines related to the use and development of the Internet in the world.' This post analyses the submissions at NETmundial that focused on Roadmap, towards an understanding of stakeholder roles in relation to specific governance functions and highlighting the political, technical and architectural possibilities that lie ahead.
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Blog Entry NETmundial and Suggestions for IANA Administration
by Smarika Kumar published Apr 22, 2014 last modified Apr 23, 2014 04:00 AM — filed under: , , ,
Following NTIA's announcement to give up control over critical Internet functions, the discussion on how that role should be filled has gathered steam across the Internet governance space.
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Blog Entry CIS Statement at ICANN 49's Public Forum
by Pranesh Prakash published Mar 27, 2014 last modified Jun 04, 2014 05:31 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
This was a statement made by Pranesh Prakash at the ICANN 49 meeting (on March 27, 2014), arguing that ICANN's bias towards the North America and Western Europe result in a lack of legitimacy, and hoping that the IANA transition process provides an opportunity to address this.
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