The Multistakeholder Moment of Truth: Will S…

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 design, debate, and deploy an accountability framework for ICANN that would serve to check and balance the coordinator of the global DNS. One of the overriding concerns that stakeholders sought to address was the possibility of ICANN being captured and it was argued that the global community of stakeholders would serve as a “backstop” that would hold ICANN accountable.

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