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IANA Transition Proposals: Major Steps Towards Success, but Still Room for Improvement

September 11, 2015 IANA Transition , ICANN , Internet Governance , NTIA

This post discusses Public Knowledge’s comments regarding the Proposal to Transition the Stewardship of the IANA Functions and the Enhancing ICANN Accountability 2nd Draft Report. The first proposal comment deadline was September 8th. The second proposal comment deadline is September 12th.

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Will Multistakeholderism Prevail By September 2015?

May 12, 2015 IANA Transition , ICANN , Internet Governance , Multistakeholderism , NTIA

There is a crucial process under way with the goal of strengthening the multistakeholder model of Internet governance: the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) is transitioning from the purview of the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), under the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), to a new oversight mechanism by a global, multistakeholder community.

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