Internet Governance Coalition Supports the Nomination of David Redl for NTIA Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2017 Internet Governance Coalition Supports the Nomination of David Redl for NTIA Administrator WASHINGTON— President Trump yesterday nominated David Redl to be the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information within the United States Department of Commerce and Administrator of the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA). The NTIA is the Executive Branch Read more about Internet Governance Coalition Supports the Nomination of David Redl for NTIA Administrator[…]

Statement on the transition of IANA from the U.S. government to the global internet community

Below is a statement from the Internet Governance Coalition on the transition of IANA from the U.S. government to the global internet community, set for 12:01 ET tomorrow. Coalition members include 21st Century Fox, AT&T, CISCO, Comcast, Disney, Facebook, GoDaddy, Google, Juniper, Microsoft, NCTA, Time Warner Cable, Telefonica, Verizon. “The transition of IANA from the U.S. Read more about Statement on the transition of IANA from the U.S. government to the global internet community[…]

Internet Governance Coalition quoted in Morning Consult article- “Rubio Wants to Delay Transition of Internet Governance”

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is among the GOP lawmakers leading the charge to delay the transition of a powerful body that governs internet domain names away from U.S. control. He is doing so despite warning from officials who have put the transition in place. They say it’s essential to make good on the promise to Read more about Internet Governance Coalition quoted in Morning Consult article- “Rubio Wants to Delay Transition of Internet Governance”[…]

Internet Governance Coalition quoted in Information Today, Inc. article- “Legal Issues: The End of the All-American Internet?”

The internet is an all-American invention—just ask Al Gore. Yes, I know that Gore did not “invent” the internet, and it is an urban legend that he claimed to have invented it. It is generally accepted, however, that the foundational structure of the internet was developed in the U.S. in the 1960s, largely through the Read more about Internet Governance Coalition quoted in Information Today, Inc. article- “Legal Issues: The End of the All-American Internet?”[…]

Internet Governance Coalition’s Senate Commerce Committee Testimony on Developments to Transition Internet Domain Names

The Internet Governance Coalition is pleased to testify on the important developments in the process to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multistakeholder community, commenced by NTIA more than two years ago. The transition package, including the accountability proposals, created by the global Internet community is an important milestone for the multistakeholder Read more about Internet Governance Coalition’s Senate Commerce Committee Testimony on Developments to Transition Internet Domain Names[…]

Internet Governance Coalition’s Ambassador Testifies at the Senate Commerce Committee Hearing “Examining the Multistakeholder Plan for Transitioning the Internet Assigned Number Authority”

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a full committee hearing titled “Examining the Multistakeholder Plan for Transitioning the Internet Assigned Number Authority” on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will examine the proposed transition of oversight of the Internet Assigned Numbers Read more about Internet Governance Coalition’s Ambassador Testifies at the Senate Commerce Committee Hearing “Examining the Multistakeholder Plan for Transitioning the Internet Assigned Number Authority”[…]

Internet Governance Coalition Statement on ICANN Board’s Vote to Approve IANA Transition Plan

Below is a statement from the Internet Governance Coalition (IGC) on the ICANN Board’s vote today in Marrakech, Morocco to approve the plan to transition IANA stewardship from the United States Government to the global Internet community. IGC members include 21st Century Fox, AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, Facebook, GoDaddy, Google, Juniper, Microsoft, NCTA, Time Warner Read more about Internet Governance Coalition Statement on ICANN Board’s Vote to Approve IANA Transition Plan[…]

Internet Governance Coalition quoted in Circle ID article: Internet Governance in Transition: The ITU as a Battleground for Rival Visions

During the past few years, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has been a battleground where governments promote rival visions of how the Internet should be governed. Although there has been a recent cease-fire as Internet governance debates have focused more on the role of ICANN, those skirmishes may soon restart at the ITU. Indeed, Internet-related Read more about Internet Governance Coalition quoted in Circle ID article: Internet Governance in Transition: The ITU as a Battleground for Rival Visions[…]

Internet Governance in Transition: The ITU as a Battleground for Rival Visions

During the past few years, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has been a battleground where governments promote rival visions of how the Internet should be governed. Although there has been a recent cease-fire as Internet governance debates have focused more on the role of ICANN, those skirmishes may soon restart at the ITU. Indeed, Internet-related Read more about Internet Governance in Transition: The ITU as a Battleground for Rival Visions[…]

Internet Governance Coalition’s House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Testimony

The Internet Governance Coalition is pleased to testify on the important developments in the process to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multistakeholder community, commenced by NTIA just over two years ago. Last week, the ICANN Board voted to approve a plan for transitioning control of the IANA functions to the multistakeholder Read more about Internet Governance Coalition’s House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Testimony[…]