One of the more bizarre situations I have found myself in while covering domain name system overseer ICANN, both outside…Blog Read More
I am very tired so I have had to check what the new dotcom agreement – amended and then approved…Blog Read More
I’m beginning to bore myself going on about the NTIA meeting, but here are the two most important statements made…Blog Read More
It really is extraordinary how a government’s philosophy can permeate a society. I have been following and writing about Internet…Blog Read More
I have finally finished my analysis of the 632 comments sent to the NTIA following its Notice of Inquiry over the continued role of ICANN as Internet overseer, and it’s going to come as a shock to the US government.
A remarkable 87.3 percent of comments that discussed the USG’s role said it should transition itself away from complete control to a more international body. ICANN fared little better: 63.4 percent of comments about it varied from critical to downright hostile.
Yes, I have bothered to go through every single comment, read every single word and do an analysis. The only analysis I didn’t do (and which now I cannot summon the energy to do) was to find out what percentage of the comments came from which region (mostly inside the US and outside the US) – so if someone wants to…Blog Read More
Someone at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is having a tedious first day back at work after the…Blog Read More