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Blog Entry DIDP Request #8: ICANN Organogram
by Geetha Hariharan published Mar 17, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking details of its oragnisational structure and headcount of all staff. CIS' request and ICANN's response are detailed below.
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Blog Entry ICANN’s Problems with Accountability and the .WEB Controversy
by Padma Venkataraman published Oct 24, 2017 last modified Oct 28, 2017 03:49 PM — filed under: , , ,
The Post-Transition IANA promised enhanced transparency and accountability to the global multistakeholder community. The series of events surrounding the .WEB auction earlier this year has stirred up issues relating to the lack of transparency and accountability of ICANN. This post examines the .WEB auction as a case study to better understand exact gaps in accountability.
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Blog Entry DIDP Request #1: ICANN's Expenditures on "Travel & Meetings"
by Geetha Hariharan published Mar 05, 2015 — filed under: , , ,
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking details of expenditure by ICANN at its Meetings. CIS' request and ICANN's response are detailed below.
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Blog Entry DIDP Request #4: ICANN and the NETmundial Principles
by Geetha Hariharan published Mar 05, 2015 last modified Mar 05, 2015 08:28 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking details of ICANN's implementation of the NETmundial Principles that it has endorsed widely and publicly. CIS' request and ICANN's response are detailed below.
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Blog Entry DIDP Request #6: Revenues from gTLD auctions
by Geetha Hariharan published Mar 10, 2015 last modified Mar 10, 2015 10:59 AM — filed under: , , ,
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking information regarding revenues received from gTLD auctions. CIS' request and ICANN's response are detailed below.
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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 Transparency in Surveillance
by Vipul Kharbanda published Jan 23, 2016 — filed under: , ,
Transparency is an essential need for any democracy to function effectively. It may not be the only requirement for the effective functioning of a democracy, but it is one of the most important principles which need to be adhered to in a democratic state.
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