Internet Governance

Internet Governance / Industry Updates

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

DotConnectAfrica Trust Attends the ICANN-47 International Meeting In Durban South Africa

The week-long event which started on 14th July comprised of various different sessions open to individuals and representatives of the various ICANN stakeholder groups to introduce and discuss issues related to ICANN policy. more

Comments and Questions by DCA Trust on .Africa at the ICANN-47 Public Forum, Durban SA

This is a complete unabridged version of the comment/questions raised by Ms. Sophia Bekele, Executive Director and CEO of DotConnectAfrica Trust, at the ICANN-47 Public Forum Meeting in Durban, Republic of South Africa on 18th July 2013. more

DCA Registry Services Contribute to Second Africa DNS Forum, Durban, SA

The Forum is aimed at the implementation of the ICANN Africa Strategy, which was developed in 2012 by the African Internet Community. The event was organized as a partnership between AfTLD, the Internet Society, and ICANN. more

DotConnectAfrica Trust Responds to ICANN GAC Objection Advice on Its .Africa Application

DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA Trust), the contending applicant that submitted an independent bid for the .Africa new generic Top-Level Domain name, recently submitted another response to the ICANN Board of Directors to defend the GAC Objection Advice that was issued against its .Africa new gTLD application by the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) body within ICANN. more