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IGP’s May Workshop: Digital Free Trade or Cyber Nationalism?

SETTING THE COURSE FOR A 21ST CENTURY DIGITAL TRADE POLICY On May 24-25, 2018, the Internet Governance Project (IGP) at Georgia Tech’s School of Public Policy will hold its 4th […]

Goodbye and Good Riddance to “Enhanced Cooperation”

Probably few people involved with the Internet, either as users or suppliers, have ever heard of the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (WGEC). In fact, on January 31 this United […]

The 2006 Definition of Whois Purpose: Case study of the “bad old days” in ICANN

My last blog emphasized the importance of defining a purpose for Whois consistent with ICANN’s mission. It is impossible for ICANN to comply with GDPR unless this is done. Why […]

The Looming Battle over the GDPR and the Purpose of Whois in ICANN

ICANN Corp seems to have finally taken the tension between Whois and privacy rights seriously, thanks to the impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe. In preparing for the […]

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