[IRPCoalition] ICANN, WHOIS, and Human Rights

Bodle, Robert Robert.Bodle at msj.edu
Tue Jul 7 22:10:02 EEST 2015

I wanted to share two related articles that should be of interest to IRPrs:

Rafik Dammak, chair of the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) at ICANN and Steering Committee Member of IRPC, was interviewed recently by APC on ICANN's work in relation to the Domain Names System and freedom of expression activism--
“We need to avoid a situation where the DNS is used to police content”: A conversation with ICANN's Rafik Dammak available here: http://www.apc.org/en/news/“we-need-avoid-situation-where-dns-used-police-con

EFF"s article -- "Powerful Coalition Letter Highlights Danger of ICANN’s New Domain Registration Proposal" mentions The Noncommercial Stakeholders Group's work in opposing ICANN's potential ban on privacy services entirely for websites that are used for a “commercial purpose:" https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/07/powerful-coalition-letter-highlights-danger-icanns-new-domain-registration


Co-Chair Internet Rights & Principles Coalition

Robert Bodle, Ph.D. (University of Southern California)
Associate Professor
Department of Communication and New Media Studies
Mount St. Joseph University
Cincinnati, OH45233-1670
(513) 244-4829
robert_bodle at mail.msj.edu

Adjunct Professor
Department of Media, Journalism and Film
Miami University
Oxford, OH45056
bodler at miamioh.edu


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