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  1. 1. CASE STUDY: ICANN/ Internet Governance<br />Maysa Al Shamy<br />Basim Ishtiag<br />Omaima Al Senan<br />
  2. 2. ICANN<br />ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers).     It is a non -profit partnership of people from all over the world     dedicated to keeping the Internet secure, stable and interoperable <br />
  3. 3. What does ICANN’s do?<br />    “universal resolvability”: oversees the complex interconnected networks of identifiers that allow computers on the Internet to find one another.Governance and Governments <br />
  4. 4. Role of ICANN in Governance<br />Role of Governments in ICANN <br />
  5. 5. To what extent can ICANN extract itself from policy issues, limiting itself instead to administrative technical functions?<br />ICANN is fundamentally technical in nature<br />the organization's mission demands a limited role in non-technical policy-making.<br />policy-making responsibilities can't be eliminated completely; but they can be shifted to some other institution.<br />
  6. 6. Cont’d<br />ICANN creates policies through participatory processes based on community involvement. <br />ICANN is required to operate  within a policy-making environment.<br />
  7. 7. Policy-Making Is Inherent in ICANN's Responsibilities<br />a. IP addresses and AS numbers<br />b. Internet Domain Names <br />c. Protocol Numbers<br />d. DNS Root Name Server System<br />
  8. 8. Can ICANN be held accountable?<br />
  9. 9. Thanks for listening<br />