… Please share your suggestions and comments for free access internet.
Public feedback on highly anticipated proposal sought by 8 September 2015
ICG Seeking Public Input on Key Internet Governance Proposal
Short for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a nonprofit organization that has assumed the responsibility for IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management and root server systemmanagement functions previously performed under U.S. Government contract.
ICANN was created by the late Jon Postel in the fall of 1998 in response to a policy statement issued by the US Department of Commerce. This statement called for the formation of a private sector not-for-profit Internet stakeholder to administer policy for the Internet name and address system.
Thus far ICANN has taken various measures to oversee the domain-name registration system’s transition from government hands to private hands and to coordinate its decentralization and the integration into a global community. –webopedia.com
*NOTE: Some view this as the World Wide Internet Authority; “ICANN’s diverse board consists of nineteen Directors, nine At-Large Directors, who serve one-year terms and will be succeeded by At-Large Directors elected by an at-large membership organization. None of the present interim directors may sit on the board once the permanent members are selected.”
Can you imagine bribes and threats from elite corporations and organizations to influence and restrict competition and startup entrepreneurs?
I can imagine specific DNS routes and network servers being subjected to slower speeds or blocked if it serves the interests of the permanent board…
ICG Announces Call for Public Comment on IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal
The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) is asking the public to review the Proposal to Transition the Stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Functions from the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to the Global Multistakeholder Community. Comments are due by the deadline of 8 September 2015 at 23:59 UTC.
IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal English [PDF, 2.2 MB] Translated versions available here.
Public comment web site: https://comments.ianacg.org
Webinar details: https://www.ianacg.org/iana-stewardship-transition-coordination-group-icg-to-host-webinars-in-conjunction-with-call-for-public-comment
News release: https://www.ianacg.org/news-release-icg-seeking-public-input-on-key-internet-governance/
Tel : +1 201 961 5019
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
ICANN Global Media Coordinator Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 733 7598
Hacker news reported that ICANN network security was cracked again, potentially compromising customers’ names, emails and passwords!
Change your passwords, if you value your secure information.