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A “bear cub” hug, but still a hug

By on October 1, 2009 in Announcements, Policy with 1 Comment
A “bear cub” hug, but still a hug

ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) signed a new affirmation of commitment document with the US government (see the video clip). The document is another milestone in a series of reforms that ICANN started six years ago. The goal of this reform to transform ICANN to a more independent entity (in other words, less dependent on the U.S), more transparent (there were many complaints around this issue), and more egalitarian (i.e., its board will be more global).

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