What We Do: Education
i2Coalition Educational Efforts
The i2Coalition understands that legislators are generally not technologists, though they’re often tasked with crafting legislation that has far-reaching effects on the Internet—and the people and companies that rely on it.
In other words, poor Internet legislation is often the result of limited understanding.
In our mission to support the continued growth and development of the Internet infrastructure industry, the i2Coalition leverages our members’ diverse expertise in guiding legislators toward outcomes that reflect how the Internet actually works—and the Internet is a very complicated creature. These are some of our educational efforts:
A free and open learning platform for the global Internet community, providing an overview and training material for newcomers in the domain name industry. This online training consists of more than fifteen presentations. You can view them on any device at any time, and download it for free. These slide decks are a great starting point for understanding how naming works on the Internet.
Domain Name Association Working Group (The DNA)
The DNA began as a trade association for the domain name industry to promote growth and innovation, communicate the benefits of domains, and provide resourcing and networking opportunities. The DNA merged with the i2Coalition in 2020 to further its mandate of providing a strong, clear voice for those who build the Internet.
This free and open calendar project covers upcoming events in the technology, marketing, startup, hosting, and domain name space. It helps the global Internet community plan its event-participation resources for maximum positive impact.
One-on-One Training on Internet Issues
We welcome legislators and regulators to reach out to us for training on specific Internet-related topics and issues. We deliver the facts and context, so policy-makers can do their jobs to the best of their ability.
Recent Updates On Education
Save The Date 2017 Congressional Member Fly-In
i2Coalition Members and guests please join us in Washington D.C. April 11th and 12th 2017 for our annual Congressional Member Fly-In.
Rule 41 Expands Government Hacking Authority
An obscure federal procedure goes into effect today, radically expanding the U.S. government’s authority to hack.
2016 U.S. Election: An Internet Forecast
The unexpected election of Donald Trump, along with continued Republican control of both houses of Congress will have a big impact on our US priorities.
Join Us At SXSW 2017 With These Two Panels!
Please join us for panels on government access to data and internet governance at SXSW 2017.
i2Coalition Commends Congressional Letter on Rule 41 Expansion
Congress has sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Attorney General Lynch requesting information regarding the amendments to Rule 41.
i2Coalition Sends Letter Addressing Misuse of Super 301 Process
We submitted a comment in the form of a letter for the 2016 Special 301 Out of Cycle Review of Notorious Markets.