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IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: The IANA Transition and the Role of Governments in Internet Governance by Milton Mueller

By |September 15th, 2015|Categories: Internet Governance|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

By: Dr. Milton Mueller, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Public Policy September 15, 2015 - Full Article as .PDF 1. The IANA Transition On March 14, 2014, the United States government announced its intention to end its direct role in overseeing the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) and IP [...]

IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: The Internet in China by Konstantinos Komaitis

By |September 1st, 2015|Categories: Internet Governance, Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Internet in China: A New Normal? by Konstantinos Komaitis - September 1, 2015 Full Article as .PDF The Great Wall of China is not just an amazing structure; its role and purpose are equally fascinating. Built over two centuries, the main purpose of the Great Wall was to protect [...]

IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: Internet Architecture as Proxy for State Power by Laura DeNardis

By |August 15th, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance, Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Internet Architecture as Proxy for State Power By Laura DeNardis, Ph.D. - August 15, 2015 Full Article as .PDF Internet Freedom in the Age of Internet Control The Internet is no longer just a communication system. It is also a control system in which more objects than people are connected [...]

IP Justice Letter on New GTLD .Music “Community” Priority Evaluation & Application’s Impact on Free Expression and Innovation

By |August 12th, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance|Tags: , , , , |

IP Justice sent a letter today to ICANN expressing concern about an application for the .Music new Generic Top-Level Domain (GTLD) and its impact on freedom of expression, innovation, and competition on the Internet. Read IP Justice's letter here. (.PDF) Re: Opposition to .MUSIC “Community” Application Based on Freedom of [...]

IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: Internet Infrastructure and IP Censorship by David Post

By |August 1st, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance, Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Internet Infrastructure & IP Censorship By David G. Post - August 1, 2015 Full Article as .PDF Many scholars and other observers of developments in Internet governance, law, and policy have commented upon an unusual and important phenomenon that has become more widespread in recent years: using control over access [...]

IP JUSTICE JOURNAL: ICANN Accountability Deficits Revealed in .AFRICA Panel Ruling

By |July 16th, 2015|Categories: Internet Governance, Publications|Tags: , , , , |

ICANN Accountability Deficits Revealed in .AFRICA Panel Ruling By Robin D. Gross - 16 July 2015 Full Article as .PDF “Fortress ICANN” No Longer Able to Shield Itself from Accountability In an important test of ICANN’s primary accountability mechanism, its Independent Review Process (IRP), the organization has been handed a [...]

ICANN Loses Independent Review Panel Decision For Unfairly Treating TLD Applicant & Improper Deference to Governments

By |July 11th, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Internet Governance|Tags: , , , , |

ICANN has lost an important case in its Independent Review Panel (IRP) process in the .Africa new domain case and its implications for other new domains are huge. ICANN lost mainly for its unfair treatment to new generic top-level domain applicants and for providing undue deference to advice from the [...]

ICANN’s NonCommercial Users, IP Justice, APC, Others Submit Comments on ICANN’s Plan to Kill Privacy Protections for Domain Names

By |July 7th, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance, Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today, IP Justice submitted comments, together with ICANN's Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group (NCSG), the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and several other organizations and individuals concerned about ICANN's proposal to restrict access to privacy protections for domain name registrations. Read the comments submitted from NCSG, IP Justice, and others here. See the [...]

IP Justice Comments on Imposition of Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) .Cat and .Pro and Consumers by ICANN

By |July 7th, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance|Tags: , , , , , , |

ICANN ICANN Email List Archives Comment posted here: http://forum.icann.org/lists/comments-cat-renewal-28may15/msg00001.html [comments-cat-renewal-28may15] <<< Chronological Index >>>    <<< Thread Index     IP Justice opposes this illegitimate attempt to circumvent proper policy development process in the creation and imposition of a new gTLD policy. In addition to the inappropriate process utilized, the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) policy will chill freedom [...]

IP Justice Encourages ICANN to Protect the Privacy Rights of Internet Users

By |July 1st, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance, Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

1 July 2015 To: comments-whois-accuracy-14may15-en@icann.org ICANN Public Comment Forum: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/2013-whois-accuracy-spec-review-2015-05-14-en Dear ICANN, Thank you for this opportunity to provide comment on the Review of the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement's Whois Accuracy Program Specification. IP Justice is a San Francisco-based nonprofit civil liberties organization that promotes balanced intellectual property rights and Internet [...]

IP Justice Comment on Illegitimate Imposition of Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) of Domain Names on .Travel and Consumers by ICANN

By |June 21st, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights, Innovation Policy, Internet Governance|

Posted in ICANN Public Comment Forum: http://forum.icann.org/lists/comments-travel-renewal-12may15/msg00012.html [comments-travel-renewal-12may15] <<< Chronological Index >>>    <<< Thread Index >>> Policy Needs to Developed Through Legitimate Process. Staff Created and Imposed Policies Like This Are Illegitimate. URS Will Chill Freedom of Expression To: comments-travel-renewal-12may15@xxxxxxxxx Subject: Policy Needs to Developed Through Legitimate Process. Staff Created and Imposed Policies Like This Are [...]

IP Justice Signs Open Letter to Senate of Paraguay to Protect Privacy Rights of Internet Users

By |June 16th, 2015|Categories: Digital Rights|Tags: , , |

INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY ACTION Open letter to the Senate of Paraguay - June 1st, 2015, Honorable Senate of the Republic of Paraguay: We, the undersigned organizations, urge you to reject the proposed bill that “establishes the obligation to retain traffic data” introduced by Senators Fernando Silva Facetti, Roberto Acevedo, Arnaldo Giuzzio [...]

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