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DIDP Request #12: Revenues
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) sought information from ICANN on their revenue streams by sending them a second request under their Documentary ... by Aditya Garg last modified Sep 14, 2015 03:32 PM — Filed under: ,
Internet Democratisation: IANA Transition Leaves Much to be Desired
At best, the IANA transition is symbolic of Washington’s oversight over ICANN coming to an end. It is also symbolic of the empowerment of the global ... by Vidushi Marda last modified Nov 03, 2016 07:52 AM — Filed under: , ,
If the DIDP Did Its Job
by Asvatha Babu last modified Nov 07, 2016 12:57 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
How Workstream 2 Plans to Improve ICANN's Transparency
The Centre for Internet and Society has worked extensively on ICANN’s transparency policies. We are perhaps the single largest users of the Documentary ... by Asvatha Babu last modified Nov 11, 2016 10:05 AM — Filed under: ,
ICANN reveals hitherto undisclosed details of domain names revenues
Following requests from CIS, ICANN has shared a detailed list of its revenues from domain names for the fiscal year ending June 2014. Such level of detail has, ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Dec 12, 2014 05:08 AM — Filed under: , ,
IANA Transition Stewardship & ICANN Accountability (I)
This paper is the first in a multi-part series, in which we provide a background to the IANA transition and updates on the ensuing processes. An attempt to ... by Jyoti Panday last modified Jul 31, 2015 02:56 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Comments from the Centre for Internet and Society on Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is grateful for the opportunity to comment on the proposed renewal of the .NET Registry Agreement. by Vidushi Marda last modified Jun 06, 2017 01:35 PM — Filed under: ,
Revolving Door Analysis: IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group
The IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG) is the body that will accept and coordinate different proposals for IANA transition. It will make the global ... by Lakshmi Venkataraman last modified Dec 16, 2014 05:44 AM — Filed under: ,
Comments on the Proposed ICANN Community Anti-Harassment Policy
ICANN sought community input on the Proposed ICANN Community Anti-Harassment Policy on 7 November 2016. In response to this the Centre for Internet & Society ... by Padma Venkataraman, Rohini Lakshané, Sampada Nayak and Vidushi Marda last modified Jan 13, 2017 03:56 PM — Filed under: ,
ICANN accountability, IANA transition and open questions
On February 3, 2015, the Centre for Communication Governance (NLU, Delhi) hosted a pre-event briefing in light of ICANN52 (Singapore, February 7-12, 2015). ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Feb 06, 2015 11:39 AM — Filed under: ,
Where Does ICANN’s Money Come From? We Asked; They Don’t Know
Just how transparent is ICANN? How responsive are they to requests for information? At CIS, we sent ICANN ten questions seeking information about, inter alia, ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 05, 2015 07:43 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
DIDP Request #2: Granular Revenue/Income Statements from ICANN
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking current and historical details of ICANN's income/revenue from its various ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 05, 2015 08:07 AM — Filed under: , , ,
DIDP Request #3: Cyber-attacks on ICANN
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking details of cyber-attacks on ICANN, and ICANN's internal and external ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 05, 2015 08:16 AM — Filed under: , , ,
DIDP Request #5: The Ombudsman and ICANN's Misleading Response to Our Request
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking details of the complaints received and resolved, parties involved and the ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 06, 2015 11:11 AM — Filed under: , , ,
DIDP Request #7: Globalisation Advisory Groups
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking information regarding the creation and dissolution of the President's ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 17, 2015 10:07 AM — Filed under: , , ,
DIDP Request #8: ICANN Organogram
CIS sent ICANN a request under its Documentary Information Disclosure Policy, seeking details of its oragnisational structure and headcount of all staff. CIS' ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Mar 17, 2015 11:39 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Navigating the 'Reconsideration' Quagmire (A Personal Journey of Acute Confusion)
An ​earlier analysis of ICANN’s Documentary Information Disclosure Policy already brought to light our concerns about the lack of transparency in ICANN’s ... by Padmini Baruah and Geetha Hariharan last modified Nov 30, 2016 01:48 PM — Filed under: ,
DIDP Request #10 - ICANN does not know how much each RIR contributes to its Budget
In an effort to understand the relationship between the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) and ICANN, we requested current and historical information on the ... by Asvatha Babu last modified Jul 27, 2016 02:57 PM — Filed under: , ,
DIDP Request #9 - Exactly how involved is ICANN in the NETmundial Initiative?
The importance and relevance of knowing ICANN’s involvement in the NETmundial Initiative cannot be overstated. by Asvatha Babu last modified Jul 27, 2016 03:53 PM — Filed under: , ,
CIS representation at ICANN 58
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) organized ICANN 58 at Copenhagen from March 9 to March 16, 2017. On behalf of the Centre for ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 28, 2017 02:22 PM — Filed under: ,
NTIA to give up control of the Internet's root
On Friday evening the U.S. government's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced that it was setting into motion a ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Mar 18, 2014 06:21 PM — Filed under: ,
NETmundial and Suggestions for IANA Administration
Following NTIA's announcement to give up control over critical Internet functions, the discussion on how that role should be filled has gathered steam across ... by Smarika Kumar last modified Apr 23, 2014 04:00 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Brazil passes Marco Civil; the US-FCC Alters its Stance on Net Neutrality
Hopes for the Internet rise and fall rapidly. Yesterday, on April 23, 2014, Marco Civil da Internet, the Brazilian Bill of Internet rights, was passed by the ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Apr 24, 2014 10:05 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
CIS Comments: Enhancing ICANN Accountability
On May 6, 2014, ICANN published a call for public comments on "Enhancing ICANN Accountability". This comes in the wake of the IANA stewardship transition ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Jun 10, 2014 01:03 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
Do you agree with our fee hike? Press 1 to answer Yes; or 2 for Yes
It has long been a concern that domain-name overseer ICANN is largely funded by companies reliant on the organization to make money. by Prasad Krishna last modified Oct 01, 2015 03:28 PM — Filed under: ,
Peering behind the veil of ICANN's DIDP (II)
In a previous blog post, I had introduced the concept of ICANN’s Documentary Information Disclosure Policy (“DIDP”) and their extremely vast grounds for ... by Padmini Baruah last modified Oct 15, 2015 03:14 AM — Filed under: ,
The 'Global Multistakholder Community' is Neither Global Nor Multistakeholder
CIS research shows how Western, male, and industry-driven the IANA transition process actually is. by Pranesh Prakash last modified Nov 03, 2016 10:42 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Breaking Down ICANN Accountability: What It Is and What the Internet Community Wants
At the recent ICANN conference held in Dublin (ICANN54), one issue that was rehashed and extensively deliberated was ICANN's accountability and means to ... by Ramya Chandrasekhar last modified Nov 05, 2015 03:29 PM — Filed under: ,
Comments on the Draft Outcome Document of the UN General Assembly’s Overall Review of the Implementation of WSIS Outcomes (WSIS+10)
Following the comment-period on the Zero Draft, the Draft Outcome Document of the UN General Assembly's Overall Review of implementation of WSIS Outcomes was ... by Geetha Hariharan last modified Nov 18, 2015 06:33 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , ,
IANA Transition & ICANN Accountability Process and India' s Position
Jyoti Panday participated in the workshop organized by CCAOI on "IANA Transition & ICANN Accountability Process and India' s Position" on May 30, 2015. by Jyoti Panday last modified Aug 23, 2015 09:26 AM — Filed under: , , ,