Internet Governance

Internet Governance / Industry Updates

Internet Business Council for Africa Participates at the EU-Africa 2014 Business Forum, Brussels

Internet Business Council for Africa (IBCA) delegates attended the EU-Africa 2014 Business Forum today at a crucial time in the relations between Europe and Africa. more»

DotConnectAfrica Statement Regarding NTIA's Intent to Transition Key Internet Domain Name Function

The NTIA's responsibility includes the procedural role of administering changes to the authoritative root zone file - the database containing the lists of names and addresses of all top-level domains - as well as serving as the historic steward of the DNS. more»

Afilias Joins Internet Technical Leaders in Welcoming IANA Globalization Progress

Afilias today announced its support for the statements by the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet¬†infrastructure (IETF, IAB, ccTLD ROs, ICANN, ISOC and W3C) regarding the announcement by the U.S. government of the suggested changes related to the IANA functions contract. more»

2013: A Year in Review, End of Year Message from DotConnectAfrica

As 2013 draws to a close it is worth looking back at where we have been and consider what 2014 will bring. As usual for DCA, it has been a year of intense activity to ensure that our promise to Africa stands. more»

SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Buenos Aires

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc. and ICANNWiki, brings you video blogs and updates from ICANN 48 in Buenos Aires, Argentina (17-21 November 2013). more»

DotConnectAfrica Attends Transform Africa 2013 Summit in Rwanda

DCA was invited as a delegate to the international high-level conference that was held in Rwanda from October 28 to 31. The conference was attended by over 1,500 delegates and Seven African Heads of State including among others Presidents of Kenya, Uganda, Gabon, and Burkina Faso. more»

DCA Trust Raises Ethical Questions, Writes to Newly Elected African Union Leaders on .africa Debacle

In the letter dated August 2, 2013 the Company asks the AU leadership to "review and investigate the role that the AU has played in directly supporting one particular bid and campaigning against another, in the .Africa internet domain and how this has come to be." more»

DCA Registry Services Kenya Participates in 2nd African IGF - Updates its .africa Bid

The AfIGF conference was organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the IGF Secretariat in cooperation with the Kenyan government among other stakeholders. more»

DotConnectAfrica Refuses to Withdraw its Application for .Africa before Accountability Hearing

A delayed evaluation "pass" score for .Africa competition, as DotConnectAfrica refuses to withdraw before Accountability Hearing The fight for .africa web domain continues as ICANN evaluation scores emerge. more»

SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Durban

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc. and ICANNWiki, brings you the following video blogs from the 47th ICANN meeting in Durban, South Africa (14-18 July 2013). more»