Internet governance

Don’t risk losing unique Internet governance opportunity, says ICC


The ICC Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative has reaffirmed its support for the unique Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and urged that participation remains open to all and that discussions on Internet policy take development issues into consideration.

Global business welcomes new ICANN and NTIA commitments

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The International Chamber of Commerce has praised a new “Affirmation of Commitments” announced yesterday by the United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

Business opposed to proposed models of internet governance

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Companies participating here in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) have opposed plans for an intergovernmental body overseeing administration of the Internet, saying it would only serve to “create uncertainty and hinder innovation”.

New paper clears up confusion over Internet governance

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With the express aim of clearing up the confusion over Internet governance, ICC has written a new paper clarifying how the internet functions, enumerating the different technical bodies which help to run it and listing the public policy issues it currently affects.