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ICANN: Guilty as charged

Komaitis, Konstantinos (2003) ICANN: Guilty as charged. Journal of Information, Law and Technology, 2003 (1). ISSN 1361-4169

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Abstract

Discusses the role of ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), a private not-for-profit California corporation created to manage the Internet domain name system and take the regulatory action that the US Department of Commerce (DoC) was unable or unwilling to handle directly. Considers ICANN's legal status and policy-making activities. Explores the criticisms that have been levelled at ICANN, relating to: (1) the DoC's relationship with ICANN; (2) the violation of competition laws; and (3) the effect of ICANN's actions in Europe.