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India to stall Internet reform proposal at Brazil meet

India to stall Internet reform proposal at Brazil meet | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
ICANN is a not-for-profit organisation, but is contractually affiliated to the US Department of Commerce.
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Mlik Sahib's curator insight, April 23, 2014 11:25 PM

«India’s response to the draft outcome document categorically rejects the ICANN’s proposal to “transition” from a US-controlled model to a “multi-stakeholder” approach to internet governance.

ICANN is a not-for-profit organisation, but is contractually affiliated to the US Department of Commerce. Initially, NETmundial was intended to chart a “roadmap” for internet governance. In March, however, the US government announced its decision to “transition” key internet domain name functions to the “global multi-stakeholder community”, raising the stakes at NETmundial. The US, however, also made it clear that it would “not accept a proposal” for an “inter-governmental organisation”.»

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Aam Aadmi Party garners overwhelming support on Twitter as it 'brooms' past Congress in Delhi - India - dna

Aam Aadmi Party garners overwhelming support on Twitter as it 'brooms' past Congress in Delhi - India -  dna | Digital Open Public Sphere | Scoop.it
Although none of the pre-poll surveys hinted at AAP's win, the stupendous show of the party is indicative of a hung assembly in Delhi. - India dna
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