Ottawa Technology Lawyers Group, Ottawa, ON
Archive for November, 2002
Recent U.S. Legal Developments Roundtable, 4th Georgetown University Advanced E-commerce Law Institute, Washington, DC
Last week in Shanghai, Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the agency responsible for administering the Internet, conducted the most important meeting in its brief history. Following months of debate on institutional reform, the ICANN board approved the elimination of board positions reserved for the general public, shelved plans for Internet user participation through on-line elections and removed most of the mechanisms that hold ICANN accountable.