During the last public ICANN meeting in San Francisco there was a public forum. This is quite normal. Several people asked questions of the ICANN board, some were answered, others weren't. Why not? Nigel Roberts from the Channel Isles registry asked the following (for the sake of clarity I'm republishing the entire section of the transcript): >>NIGEL ROBERTS: … [Read more...] about Why Won’t ICANN Answer Questions?
When the ICANN board voted on XXX in the public meeting in San Francisco there were a number of people who abstained. One of them was ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom, who said that he would provide a reason for his abstention at a later date. That reason has now been provided: (thanks to @thereforeICANN on Twitter) This was an extremely difficult decision. There were extensive … [Read more...] about Beckstrom Explains Abstention on XXX Vote (Sort Of)
Friday morning's ICANN board meeting was quite eventful with the board finally voting on the signing of a contract for .xxx Here's an interview with Rod Beckstrom and Peter Dengate Thrush about that decision (and other matters): https://youtu.be/mcu0IAwTJvU … [Read more...] about XXX To Go Ahead (really)