[At-Large] R: R: Is ICANN's oversight really moving away from the US government?

Pranesh Prakash pranesh at cis-india.org
Tue Apr 26 22:22:00 UTC 2016

McTim <dogwallah at gmail.com> [2016-04-26 17:45:02 -0400]:
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 3:34 PM, Pranesh Prakash <pranesh at cis-india.org> wrote:
>> Dear Vanda,
>> Vanda Scartezini <vanda at scartezini.org> [2016-04-26 19:25:18 +0000]:
>>> Yes Leon i agree with your thesis more registry/ registrar makes their
>>> association strong not the government of the country where they are located
>> Could you please point me to the Registry or Registrar association in the US
>> that opposed domain name seizures? I would be much obliged.
> i2c does quite a bit of that sort of that.  Many registrars and
> hosting providers in that one.

I don't see anything on domain name seizures on their website despite 
their self-described genesis post-SOPA:


Nor outside of their website:


> theDNA.org should probably take up that sort of thing, but they are
> fairly nascent.


Pranesh Prakash
Policy Director, Centre for Internet and Society
http://cis-india.org | tel:+91 80 40926283
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