Mark Datysgeld

Mark Datysgeld

GNSO Councilor at ICANN
Joined on June 18, 2018
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About

BA and Master in International Relations, focused on Internet Governance and the impacts of technology on public and private policymaking. Under the Governance Primer brand, he consults for businesses and individuals in their participation in international institutions and events that relate to technology. Mark is a lecturer and course developer, also supporting programs that increase the participation and inclusion of youth in international arenas. He has previous professional experience of several years, and at times still acts, in coding and multimedia development.

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Featured Blogs

ICANN Doubles Down on Technical Internet Governance Label: What Are the Implications?

Back in September of 2020, ICANN CEO Göran Marby wrote a blog post discussing the implementation of "a common strategy for Internet governance (IG) and technical Internet governance (TIG)", raising the question of whether the ICANN org. intended to pursue this distinction moving forward, as debated in a previous article. This was proven to be the case during the 2020 IGF's Open Forum #44: "ICANN Open Forum - Technical Internet Governance", organized by ICANN itself... more

Every Internet Governance Stakeholder Has a Role to Play in the Online Health Debate

Much has been discussed in relation to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on most aspects of human life, but the dialogue around the long-term repercussions of this event on health online has been rather limited. Telemedicine seems to be the most notable topic to have emerged, skyrocketing in interest in March, but in steady decline thereafter... perhaps because it is assumed that, soon enough, healthcare will simply revert to the way it was before. However... more

Is There Such a Thing as Technical Internet Governance?

In ICANN's "President & CEO Goals for Fiscal Year 2021", Göran Marby went out to make a curious distinction in the document's second stated goal, according to which he intends to "Implement a common strategy for Internet governance (IG) and technical Internet governance (TIG)". Proceeding to state that "we will begin by identifying the most important issues we need to address, followed by an assessment of where and how we can intervene, the venues we should use, and the resources required to be effective". more