Policy & Regulation

Policy & Regulation / Industry Updates

i2Coalition Hires Policy Director, Monica Sanders

The i2Coalition announces the hiring of Policy Director, Monica Sanders. Monica will coordinate i2Coalition work on the policy initiatives chosen for focus by the member-led i2Coalition Working Groups. more

eco/i2Coalition Update Webinar on ICANN Contracted Party GDPR Compliance

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has presented several data models to its contracted parties regarding their contractual arrangements with ICANN and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). more

Afilias to Support ICANN Community Response to the EU's GDPR

Afilias today announced that it is temporarily suspending plans to limit the display of WHOIS data to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) currently scheduled to take effect on 25 May, 2018. more

i2Coalition Focuses on Intermediary Liability Issues

We are announcing that we are forming a new ad hoc group to handle policy issues arising in regards to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and other related intermediary liability concerns. more

ICA Statement on ADO.com UDRP Decision: Overreaching Panelists and Interference With Domain Market

In the recent ado.com UDRP decision, the panel made the speculative and factually incorrect finding that a "high" asking price indicated bad faith targeting of a trademark. The UDRP is intended to address clear-cut cases of cybersquatting, not to second guess the asking prices set on inherently valuable domains in an open and competitive marketplace. more

i2Coalition Statement on FCC Passage of "Restoring Internet Freedom Order"

i2Coalition worked hard to prevent the vote from turning out this way. Now that it has, we are committed to continuing the fight and will seek strong Net Neutrality protections through other means. more

Statement on Industry Letter Concerning WTO Civil Society Expert Accreditation

Today the i2Coalition has joined the Internet Association and CCIA in sending a letter to Director General Roberto Azevedo of the World Trade Organization regarding the accreditation of civil society experts to 11th Annual Ministerial Meeting. more

Your Business In Europe: Understanding GDPR & Privacy Shield

It is imperative that U.S. businesses with international and European clients understand how the GDPR may affect their businesses and begin to implement strategies to ensure compliance with the regulation. more

i2Coalition Sends Letter of Support for .AMAZON to ICANN

Our interest in this matter goes well beyond the commercial interest of a single member of our community. We strongly believe that the Board of ICANN now has an opportunity to show the entire multistakeholder community that ICANN stands by its Applicant Guidebook, its community-developed Bylaws, an independent dispute resolution process. more

Join Neustar's Town Hall Meeting and Help Shape the Future Of .US

Neustar is hosting a live town hall forum next month to discuss the United States' country code Top-Level Domain, .US. It's a can't-miss event for anyone interested in the future of .US. more