Report from the IANA Oversight Transition Workshop from the Africa Internet Summit (AIS14) workshop


Date: 5 June 2014, Djibouti

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Discussion Points:

  • What do the NTIA requirements mean for a new oversight arrangement?
  • To what extent must this oversight be “multistakeholder”?
  • Do major changes put at risk the “security, stability, and resiliency of the Internet DNS”?
  • How does oversight (particularly of the Internet number resource function) affect “openness of the Internet”?
  • Where do the RIR communities fit into a future model?


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Below is a summary of the key points discussed during the first consultation with the AFRINIC community on the IANA Transition Oversight.

  • ICANN’s proposal to develop the IANA Oversight Transition process and the next steps will be published by 6 June.

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