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Blog Entry IANA Transition: Suggestions for Process Design
by Smarika Kumar published Jun 22, 2014 — filed under: , , ,
With analysis of community-input and ICANN processes, Smarika Kumar offers concrete suggestions for process design. She urges the Indian government to take a stronger position in matters of IANA transition.
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Blog Entry CIS Policy Brief: IANA Transition Fundamentals & Suggestions for Process Design
by Geetha Hariharan published Jun 22, 2014 last modified Jul 08, 2014 08:39 AM — filed under: , ,
In March 2014, the US government announced that it would transfer oversight of IANA functions to an as-yet-indeterminate global multi-stakeholder body. This policy brief, written by Smarika Kumar and Geetha Hariharan, explains the process concisely.
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Blog Entry Understanding IANA Stewardship Transition
by Smarika Kumar published Jun 22, 2014 last modified Jun 22, 2014 03:23 AM — filed under: , , ,
Smarika Kumar describes the process of the IANA stewardship transition, and enumerates what the NTIA announcement does and does not do.
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Blog Entry Do we need a Unified Post Transition IANA?
by Pranesh Prakash, Padmini Baruah and Jyoti Panday published Oct 23, 2015 last modified Oct 27, 2015 12:46 AM — filed under: , ,
As we stand at the threshold of the IANA Transition, we at CIS find that there has been little discussion on the question of how the transition will manifest. The question we wanted to raise was whether there is any merit in dividing the three IANA functions – names, numbers and protocols – given that there is no real technical stability to be gained from a unified Post Transition IANA. The analysis of this idea has been detailed below.
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Blog Entry IANA Transition Stewardship & ICANN Accountability (II)
by Jyoti Panday published Jun 21, 2015 last modified Jul 31, 2015 03:47 PM — filed under: , ,
This paper is the second in a multi-part series, in which we provide an overview of submitted proposals and highlight 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 Jurisdiction: The Taboo Topic at ICANN
by Pranesh Prakash published Jun 27, 2016 last modified Jun 29, 2016 07:51 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The "IANA Transition" that is currently underway is a sham since it doesn't address the most important question: that of jurisdiction. This article explores why the issue of jurisdiction is the most important question, and why it remains unaddressed.
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Blog Entry Submission by the Centre for Internet and Society on Revisions to ICANN Expected Standards of Behavior
by Vidushi Marda published Jun 29, 2016 last modified Jun 30, 2016 06:07 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
Prepared by Vidushi Marda, with inputs from Dr. Nirmita Narasimhan and Sunil Abraham.
Located in Internet Governance