The i2Coalition’s ICANN Committee is a member committee that is part of the Public Policy Working Group. The ICANN Committee 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 ICANN Committee 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.
- GDPR preparedness for the domain name industry. Including facilitating webinars with eco on ICANN contracted party GDPR compliance and filing a public letter on potential compliance regulations with ICANN CEO Göran Marby.
You can read more on our work on Internet Governance Issues.
Recent Updates In Internet Governance
Improving Virtual ICANN Meetings: A Recipe for the Inclusion of Voices from i2Coalition’s Executive Director
To keep us safe during the pandemic period, ICANN has made the difficult and unanticipated shift to an online environment. In the following letter, i2Coalition Executive Director outlines some suggestions to improve on virtual meetings, specifically two things: prioritizing policy work over plenaries and panels; and increasing participation levels to better represent the interests of […]
The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (“i2Coalition”) is made up mainly of small to medium sized businesses which are cloud providers, data centers, web hosting companies, registrars, registries and other foundational Internet enterprises, and our industry strongly believes that a robust intellectual property protection framework with elements supporting technological and commercial innovation is critical to the expansion […]
In January, the European Commission announced the Digital Services Act – a now package of regulations aiming to address issues such as protecting Internet user data and addressing the legal responsibilities of online platforms. As legislators aim to roll out the DSA in the final quarter of 2020, a call for feedback was announced and […]