I will be traveling to Beijing to represent the i2Coalition at the next ICANN meeting on April 7 to 12. This will be my second trip to an ICANN conference in the past five months and with it, advances several key goals: support for technology that represents the core of our industry, integration into the […]
i2Coalition articles and news updates regarding changes to internet governance polices or community.
In response to President Obama’s inclusion of Internet issues in tonight’s 2013 State of the Union, Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) co-founder and Board Chair Christian Dawson released the following statement.
i2Coalition Applauds Congressional Effort to Promote a Multi-Stakeholder Governance Model for the Internet
Washington, DC – In response to today’s joint hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce subpanel on communications and technology and the Foreign Affairs subcommittees on terrorism and human rights regarding the future of American policy and global Internet governance, Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) co-founder and Board Chair Christian Dawson released the following statement: […]
The International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai has concluded after a busy two weeks. While we had hoped for a more constructive outcome, we look forward to participating in ongoing discussions from the conference. Pundits are weighing in as industry experts are continuing to deconstruct the conclusions of […]
Earlier today, I participated on a conference call with U.S. ITU Ambassador Terry Kramer who gave a substantive update on the environment on the ground at the International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) in Dubai. There are several key takeaways from the call that I want to share with you. […]
The following commentary is from i2Coalition Board Member Richard Feller cross-posted from HedgeHog Hosting. I have been reading article after article and blog post after blog post trying to decipher any concrete information about the current meeting of the ITU that is being held by the UN in Dubai these next two weeks, and while […]
Today, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is convening the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai (WCIT-12). This conference will review the current International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), which are essentially global treaties on international telephone and radio communications. The last major revisions to the ITRs occurred in 1988 long before the rise of the […]
The i2Coalition applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee for recommending amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) that would require law enforcement to obtain warrants prior to searching email and other electronic communications. One of our board members, Richard Feller of Hedgehog Hosting, attended the markup on behalf of the i2Coalition and has a good […]
experiencing different groups who each want a say in how the Internet is governed.
When we launched the i2Coalition, we outlined our list of priorities in supporting private investment to drive the “nuts and bolts” of the Internet for continued growth, including providing a unified voice for our industry goals. To effectively advocate, it is critical that we have a global reach as the public policy voice of the […]