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
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 […]
WHOIS Privacy: How we got to this point, and how not to move backwards
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 […]
Impending Changes to India’s Internet Intermediary Rules Raise Concern for Indian Technology Innovation, Free Speech and Global Competitiveness
Impending Changes to India’s Internet Intermediary Rules Raise Concern for Indian Technology Innovation, Free Speech and Global Competitiveness India is at the cusp of amending its intermediary liability regime that will expand the due diligence measures required to avail safe harbor to include proactive monitoring, mandatory local incorporation, enabling the traceability of originators (which would […]
Why the EPDP is Essential for a Long-Term Solution for WHOIS
Experts are working on the most appropriate updates to domain name registration information through ICANN’s Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP). Finding a balance between authority access and user privacy is difficult, and policymakers and the general public need patience as the EPDP works to get it right. Major European legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation, […]