In January there will be a changing of the guard in Washington DC. Not only will President Obama be replaced by President Elect Donald Trump, but also a lot of the administration will change. What kind of policies will Trump be focussed on? Will these policies have a negative impact on the internet industry as a whole? The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2c) will … [Read more...] about How Will the Internet Industry be Impacted by Trump?
If you've got about 3 hours to spare you can watch the hearing about the IANA transition that was held earlier today. The witnesses' written testimony can be accessed here. Here's the full video of the hearing, which is in two parts: It's worth watching, with some of the highlights in the first part being Senator Cruz alleging that the NTIA staff broke the law and … [Read more...] about Senator Cruz’ ICANN Witch-hunt In Full [Video]
Senator Cruz' crusade against ICANN and the US Government has included plenty of references to "freedom" and how ICANN is in bed with enemies of the US and the world. His latest video underlines this and, like his speeches, is very artfully done, even if it's all based on a false premise. Enjoy or cringe. Your call: https://youtu.be/NSBfboaDZF0 … [Read more...] about Cruz Is Protecting Your Internet Freedom (Apparently)
Senator Cruz' crusade against the IANA transition is back in full swing. With the deadline for the expiry of the IANA contract approaching both he and other anti-transition types have been working hard on their campaigns to block the transition. The latest addition to the Cruz website is a special lander page featuring a countdown clock: Yes, that's an image of … [Read more...] about Cruz Is Back Now With A Countdown Clock To “Doomsday”