Items tagged "IANA Transition"

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Public Knowledge Welcomes the NTIA’s Decision to Advance the IANA Transition

June 9, 2016 IANA Transition , International , NTIA

Today, the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a report assessing the state of the transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to the global multistakeholder community. The NTIA’s detailed, 200-page report offers a thoughtful recommendation to approve and advance the IANA transition on its scheduled date: September 30, 2016. It also offers next steps for the completion of this process, as well as suggestions for improvements post-transition.

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Public Knowledge Joins Public Interest Groups to Reinforce Support for Timely IANA Transition

May 24, 2016 IANA Transition , International

In advance of today’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing to examine the plan to transition the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), Public Knowledge joins other civil society and public interest groups in reinforcing our support for the timely transition of IANA functions from the purview of the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to the global multistakeholder community, set to take place on September 30, 2016.

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House DOTCOM Bill Sets New Requirements for IANA Transition

June 10, 2015 IANA Transition , International

Today, the House Communications and Technology Subcommittee approved new text for the DOTCOM bill initially designed to delay and even prevent the National Telecommunications and Information Administration from relinquishing the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions. The original text faced strong opposition, and today’s approved text represents a bipartisan compromise.

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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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