Debates on Global Governance and Cybersecurity

IGP led two thought-provoking discussions of the relationship between cybersecurity and Internet governance in Brussels last week. An event at the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) opened with Milton Mueller’s thoughts on “Cybersecurity as an Internet governance problem,” followed by Jan Neutze’s talk on Microsoft's call for a Digital...

Re-Thinking ICANN’s At Large community

Guest post by Ayden Férdeline (@ferdeline) It’s a simple message: the At-Large Advisory Committee isn’t fit for purpose. That’s the conclusion that external consultants ITEMS International have drawn in their draft report, now out for public comment, on the review of the ICANN At-Large community. The 90-page report draws on...

Missing the Target: The Human Rights Push in ICANN goes off the rails

As part of the ICANN accountability reforms, civil society activists pushed to gain a commitment from the corporation to respect fundamental human rights. This appeared to be a promising part of the ICANN reforms. IGP has always recognized that ICANN’s regulations on domain name users and registries can affect freedom...

The self-governing Internet

Celebrating the IANA transition and ICANN reforms Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Clary Theater, 1st floor, Student Success Center, Georgia Institute of Technology Campus [Updated Oct 31 with event summary, video and other news coverage.] On October 26, the School of Public Policy’s Internet Governance Project...

It’s over! (#yestoIANA)

Late Wednesday September 28 the U.S. Congress passed a short-term funding bill to avert another government shutdown. The bill did not include any restrictions, prohibitions or riders related to the ICANN transition. As an organization that has been consistently advocating the end of unilateral U.S. government control for more than a...