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“Top Ten Myths About Civil Society Participation in ICANN” From the Non-Commercial Users Constit

ICANN Staff and the commercial constituencies at ICANN have been busy spreading mis-information about civil society participation at ICANN – largely to keep civil society and noncommercial interests marginalized. For example, ICANN is not allowing the noncommercial users to elect … Continue reading

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The Role of Scholarly Communication in a Democratic Society

Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (Vol. 6, No. 2): The Role of Scholarly Communication in a Democratic Society was published online today (August 31, 2018). “Why has the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication produced this special issue on … Continue reading

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The origins of the Society of American Archivists

National Archives History – As the Society for American Archivists (SAA) meets for the 82nd annual meeting here in Washington, DC, we’re taking a look back at the origins of the organization. SAA was founded just two years after Congress … Continue reading

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Global Civil Society Statement in Support of Petition for a Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group at ICA

Over 60 Non-Commercial Organizations from all corners of the globe signed in support of the petition from the Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC) for a stakeholder group at ICANN including Article 19, Privacy International, EPIC, FreePress, Asociatia pentru Tehnologie si Internet, … Continue reading

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ICANN Staff Up To Same Old “Divide & Conquer” of Civil Society Strategy

I had a conversation recently with a person who had been actively engaged at ICANN in its early days but became disillusioned and disengaged after a few years because his participation lead him to the conclusion that ICANN staff manage … Continue reading

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