When we established the i2Coalition in September 2012, we had several main goals, including educating the policymakers, opinion leaders and the public about the Internet Infrastructure industry and establishing ourselves as the principal voice and leading advocate for our industry.
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Group celebrates anniversary, looks forward to building on successes in the year to come Washington, DC — The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), comprised of over sixty member companies representing Internet infrastructure providers and related tech firms, today celebrates its one year anniversary following its launch on September 17, 2012. The i2Coalition had an extremely successful inaugural year, […]
Washington, DC – Internet Infrastructure Coalition Co-Founder and Board Chairman Christian Dawson today released the following statement discussing the expected White House announcement of the NSA review panel: “It is disappointing that despite previously stating he wanted more transparency when it comes to our intelligence gathering, the President has named a group of Washington insiders that are all […]
Washington, DC – Internet Infrastructure Coalition Co-Founder and Board Chairman Christian Dawson today released the following statement discussing the President’s remarks today concerning transparency and privacy protections in intelligence gathering: “The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) has repeatedly called for greater transparency and appropriate privacy protection when it comes to our nation’s intelligence gathering, and we […]
i2Coalition supports Sen. Al Franken’s (D-MN) bill to increase transparency about government surveillance activities authorized under section 215 of the PATRIOT Act and section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013 would require the federal government to release annual reports detailing the amount and types of information collected through […]
i2Coalition is wrapping up its third engagement in ICANN at the ICANN47 meeting in Durban, South Africa. I got to connect with members and friends, and a lot of exciting companies in the Internet infrastructure space. We came to ICANN to focus on finding ways that we can strengthen the multistakeholder model by bringing it voices and perspectives that are underrepresented. Specifically […]
I arrived in Durban, South Africa on Friday, July 12 to represent the i2Coalition at ICANN 47. Over the weekend, I worked on talking with various constituency groups as they plan for the conference, which runs through July 19. The majority of my engagement is with groups that fall within the Generic Names Supporting Organization, or GNSO. The […]
I will be traveling to Durban, South Africa late this week to represent the i2Coalition at the next ICANN meeting on July 12 to 19. This will be i2Coalition’s third trip to an ICANN conference, as we continue our commitment to engaging in, and showing our substantial support for, the multistakeholder process of Internet governance. The i2Coalition has decided to apply […]
Industry leader joins group to provide public policy and advocacy voice for the Internet infrastructure industry Washington, DC – The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition), a group of global Internet infrastructure providers and technology firms who support the growth of the Internet, today introduced Afilias as its newest member. A global leader in advanced registry services, Afilias will […]
The following is a post from Michele Neylon of i2Coalition member Blacknight Solutions. The post originally appeared on Blacknight’s blog. The internet as we know it is under constant attack. I don’t mean by DDOS or other “charming” things, though it’d be incredibly dumb to ignore them. What I’m talking about is the ongoing battle […]