ICANN President Fadi Chehadé says .africa applicant has a right to file for IRP despite AUC Complaint

If  ICANN indeed is not giving lip service to its accountability process, then it should respect the outcome of its own Independent Review Process (IRP) During the ICANN 50 Press Conference in London the ICANN president was fielding questions from Journalists and .africa came in discussion as the string that has been mentioned quite severally …

GNSO Call for independent accountability mechanism to oversee ICANN

  In a rare instance of consensus amongst the Generic Names Supporting Organisation’s (GNSO) various stakeholder groups, the leaders of the body’s committee today called for the creation of an independent accountability mechanism that “provides meaningful review and adequate redress for those harmed by ICANN action or inaction in contravention of an agreed upon compact …

Wine sector deeply regrets opaque ICANN’s decisions and conflicts of interest concerning .wine and .vin

  In less than 3 days, ICANN’s 50th session will be taking place in London (22-26 June). The wine sector denounces some governments’ intervention that lead to the failure of negotiations between the sector and the candidate companies to the “.wine” and “.vin”. It deeply regrets the opacity surrounding ICANN’s decisions and conflicts of interest …