“Will the UN Take Over the Internet” Through ICANN? (IGP Alert)

This provision gives any individual government in GAC effective veto power over any TLD application. Anti-free expression governments would have the right to target any proposal they wished. Thus, for example, a new top level domain devoted to human rights in China could be vetoed using this provision, if China joined the GAC. Robin Gross, a dissenting member of the task force developing the policy from the Noncommercial Users Constituency, said that the draft “essentially proposes that ICANN be deputized the word police for the Internet.” …

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