“ICANN is full of people who work for corporations and think that ICANN should be run like one. When I try to remind people that it is a not-for-profit public benefit organization, they look at me like I am mad. ICANN is dominated by commercial stakeholder groups” said Robin Gross, a cyberspace rights lawyer, and executive director of IP Justice, an international civil liberties organization.
“In Iran the protesters were able to communicate with the outside world because of proxy servers that allowed them to remain anonymous. But there are working groups within ICANN working to prevent anonymous proxy servers because they might interfere with trademarks.”