Category: Internet Governance

The Global Digital Compact: A Top-Down Attempt to Minimize the Role of the Technical Community

The Global Digital Compact: A Top-Down Attempt to Minimize the Role of the Technical Community

 •  Sally Costerton & Paul Wilson & John Curran

This blog post is intended to raise awareness of and highlight the technical community’s concerns about the United Nations (U.N.) Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology’s (OSET) recent comments that appear to overlook an important distinction between the respective roles of the technical community and the civil society in the Internet ecosystem.

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Greater Vigilance and Collaboration Needed in Digital Transformation Initiatives

Greater Vigilance and Collaboration Needed in Digital Transformation Initiatives

 • Bevil Wooding

At the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation’s 2023 CTO Forum held 20 February, ARIN’s President and CEO, John Curran, presented a keynote address highlighting growing internet risks and dangers.

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ARIN Membership: What’s Changed?

ARIN Membership: What’s Changed?

 • John Sweeting

With the introduction of our new membership structure, now more organizations have the opportunity to become an ARIN member and participate in ARIN governance.

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Five Cybersecurity Takeaways from the ARIN 48 Keynote and Panel

Five Cybersecurity Takeaways from the ARIN 48 Keynote and Panel

 • Leslie Nobile

Five takeaways from the ARIN 48 keynote and panel on cybersecurity issues, from the Colonial Pipeline to the future of network security

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NewIP, OTT, and ICTs: Highlights from our Work with the ITU

NewIP, OTT, and ICTs: Highlights from our Work with the ITU

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

Our Government Affairs Department shares an update about some of the interesting work they did with the ITU last year, including work on NewIP, OTT, and ICTs.

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COVID19 goes viral, the world goes online, finally!

COVID19 goes viral, the world goes online, finally!

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

Anne-Rachel Inné, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, shares an update on the important work her department has been involved in over this past year.

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GAPP Team Reports on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU PP18)

GAPP Team Reports on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU PP18)

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) Team continues its coverage of international events of importance to ARIN and associated international public policies related to the Internet.

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On the Way to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP18): The Americas Region Work on Common Proposals

On the Way to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP18): The Americas Region Work on Common Proposals

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

Anne-Rachel Inné and Einar Bohlin, Government Affairs and Public Policy team, share the latest updates about the work we've been involved with leading up to the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.

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Multistakeholder vs. Multilateral - WSIS +10 Consultations at IGF

Multistakeholder vs. Multilateral - WSIS +10 Consultations at IGF

 • Cathy Handley

Day one at the Internet Governance Forum focused on the UN Consultation currently underway to review the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) outcomes. In 2005, when the original WSIS outcomes were accepted, they included the call for a ten-year overall review in order to take stock of the progress that has been made and to address gaps and areas for continued focus.

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IANA Stewardship Transition Update from ICANN 54

IANA Stewardship Transition Update from ICANN 54

 • John Sweeting

Last week I attended ICANN 54 in Dublin, Ireland. It was very busy week with several meetings and events scheduled every day. As a member of the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team and the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) my focus...

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