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ALAC’s brutal takedown of that “aggressive” ICANN 74 coronavirus waiver

ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee has accused ICANN of being aggressive, intimidating and insensitive by demanding attendees at next month’s public meeting in the Netherlands sign a far-reaching legal waiver. In a remarkable submission to the ICANN board of directors, ALAC says the waiver, which basically amounts to a get-out-of-jail-free card for the Org, leaves a […]

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How domainers can find their people within ICANN

Here are some places to get started if you want to contribute to the ICANN community. Do domainers have a role in ICANN? Well, from my experience going to a handful of ICANN meetings, if you want to find the domain investors, you should head to the bar. There’s no “domainer constituency” to join, so domain […]

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ICANN “volunteers” want to get paid for sitting through pandemic Zoom calls

It’s often said that ICANN policy-making has become so complex, long-winded and thankless that it’s becoming harder and harder to attract and retain community volunteers, and now some of those community members are calling on ICANN to open its wallet to sweeten the deal. ICANN could provide volunteers, particularly those who have participated heavily in […]

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ICANN trying to water down its transparency obligations

ICANN? Trying to be less transparent? Surely not! The Org has been accused by some of its community members of trying to shirk its transparency obligations with proposed changes to its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy. The changes would give ICANN “superpowers” to deny DIDP requests, and to deny them without explanation, according to inputs to […]

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Community calls on ICANN to cut staff spending

ICANN should look internally to cut costs before swinging the scythe at the volunteer community. That’s a key theme to emerge from many comments filed by the community last week on ICANN’s fiscal 2019 budget, which sees spending on staff in...
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