Future of Internet Governance

Some of the key players involved in the process of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) ceding of… read more

Some of the key players involved in the process of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) ceding of authority over the domain name system talked about their concerns in the future of Internet governance. In March 2014, NTIA asked the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to develop a proposal to transition its stewardship role to a global body. Some of the issues they considered included potential undue influence or control by governments, Internet governance by a majority vote rather than consensus, and treaties that could nullify previous ICANN commitments. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Fadi Chehade President and CEO Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
  • Harold Furchtgott-Roth Director Hudson Institute->Center for Economics of the Internet
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Future of Internet Governance

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Program ID:
318699-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2014

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  • Apr 14, 2014 | 4:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2014 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 2014 | 5:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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