The i2Coalition’s DNS Issues Working Group decides the i2Coalition’s position on Internet governance issues, as well as coordinating the i2Coalition’s engagement with the multistakeholder communities that manage the root and other global functions of the Internet. This is characterized by working most closely with ICANN.
Recent DNS Issues Working Group projects include:
- Public comments on numerous ICANN-related issues to advance our voice within the multi-stakeholder model, including on ICANN Budgets and Five Year Plans.
- Participation in both the ISPCP and BC ICANN constituencies of ICANN, where we actively participate on behalf of our non-contracted members.
You can read more on our work on Internet Governance Issues.
Recent Updates In Internet Governance
In January, the European Commission announced the Digital Services Act – a now package of regulations aiming to address issues such as protecting Internet user data and addressing the legal responsibilities of online platforms. As legislators aim to roll out the DSA in the final quarter of 2020, a call for feedback was announced and […]
Comments from the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) on the Interisle Report “Domain Registration Data at a Crossroads”
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition provides the following comments on the Interisle Consulting Group’s newly released report on ICANN’s data registration policies. The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (the “i2Coalition”) objects to the flawed conclusions drawn by Interisle’s recently-released report on domain registration data. While Interisle’s 175-page report purports to measure the effectiveness and impact of the data […]
In an era where online privacy is a key concern, a lot of people may wonder how WHOIS – the directory that holds the name, address, and other information for domain registrants – came to be in the first place, and where it’s going. This blog post outlines how WHOIS began in the very early […]