On May 26, 2021, I submitted a complaint to ICANN’s Complaints Officer, Krista Papac. In a nutshell, my complaint centers on ICANN’s blatant violation of its Bylaws, specifically Section 2.2, named Restrictions, which expressly prohibits ICANN from acting as a registrar. However…
Last month saw a much-anticipated decision handed down in the Independent Review Panel (IRP) proceeding examining the controversial 2016 auction for th…
In September 2015, John Levine asked why ICANN should be considered a tax-exempt organization following the completion of the U.S. government’s transit…
Recently, I have been reporting on a highly questionable auction scheme for a single domain name, o.com, which is currently being improperly warehoused…
Yesterday, The Epoch Times reported on leaked internal Chinese government documents revealing that premier Xi Jinping has “personally directed the comm…
Verisign recently informed ICANN that it had received a letter from the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. D…
During the two-year period preceding the IANA transition in 2016 there was a near-superhuman effort put forth by the community of stakeholders to desig…
Someone recently observed that many stakeholders have fallen victim to a “chilling effect” resulting from fear of retaliation by the rich and powerful …
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