.Africa gTLD: DCA Trust Wins ICANN IRP Preliminary Injunction ZACR

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DCA Trust Response to John Jeffrey’s ICANN Legal Blog Posting

The attention of DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA Trust) has been drawn to a recent blog posting by John Jeffrey, the ICANN General Counsel and Company Secretary, who wrote to clarify what he termed as “misinformation and erroneous reporting that have framed… Continue Reading…

.Africa gTLD: DCA Trust Wins ICANN IRP Preliminary Injunction ZACR

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Breaking News: DotConnectAfrica Trust Wins Resounding Victory against ICANN in IRP Accountability Suit at ICDR over the .Africa Domain Name

New York and Los Angeles, July 10, 2015: In a landmark decision, an Independent Review Process (IRP), at the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) has ruled that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has violated its… Continue Reading…

Global Internet Governance NTIA

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Global Internet Governance Update : “No Legal Basis for IANA Transition”

A Post-Mortem Analysis of Senate Committee Hearing “Only proper regulation by an independent agency with full Congressional mandate will ensure that a ‘FIFA-Mafia type’ organization of systematic corruption does not emerge. ICANN should not be trusted by Congress to regulate… Continue Reading…

US Congress

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Congress will oversight ICANN: And You Can Take That To The Bank

Therefore, I wish to call for the establishment of such a new body that will work in cooperation with the NTIA to exercise supervisory responsibilities over ICANN. Even though the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plays a… Continue Reading…

african union internet generation

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Q & A on .Africa Internet Domain: Fin24 with Sophia Bekele

DotConnectAfrica (DCA) Trust and DCA Registry CEO Ms. Sophia Bekele recently participated in a Q&A with Mr. Gareth Van Zyl of Fin24.com, SouthAfrica,  based on some pointed questions presented by the tech journalist to inquire into the current state of… Continue Reading…

IRP GAC Objection Advice

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DotConnectAfrica Update: IRP Panel Ruling Accepts DCA’s Position On Procedural Order

he Panel deciding DotConnectAfrica Trust’s IRP request has issued a ruling accepting DotConnectAfrica’s position on the procedural framework of the IRP proceedings. The Panel has ruled that its determination is binding on ICANN. PRLog – Aug. 28, 2014 – Panel’s… Continue Reading…

GAC Advice

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DotConnectAfrica Trust Responds to ICANN 50 GAC Advice updates on its .Africa application IRP status

DotConnectAfrica Trust submitted its response to the GAC Advice conveyed in the ICANN 50 GAC London Communiqué within the mandatory 21-day window, as per instructions via ICANN’s Customer Service Center Notification Portal for New gTLD applicants   PRLog – Aug.… Continue Reading…

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DotConnectAfrica Update – Independent Panel Grants Interim Relief on .africa gTLD

Status on our .Africa gTLD application & Current Engagement with the Independent Review Panel (IRP) PRLog (Press Release) – May 20, 2014 – UPPER HILL, Kenya — On 12 March 2014, an Independent Review Panel has gratned an Interim Relief… Continue Reading…

Global Internet Governance NTIA

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DotConnectAfrica Statement on NTIA announcement of Intent toTransition Key Internet Domain Name

Last week the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its intent to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multistakeholder community. PRLog (Press Release) – Mar. 19, 2014 – The NTIA’s responsibility includes the… Continue Reading…

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DotConnectAfrica Trust takes its case with ICANN to Independent Review Process (IRP) Panel

The Arbitration Process between DCA Trust and ICANN (‘DCA Trust vs. ICANN’) shall be governed by the International Dispute Resolution Procedures of the ICDR and the Supplementary Procedures for ICANN IRP Process. PRLog (Press Release) – Jan. 22, 2014 –… Continue Reading…

IGF

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DCA Registry Services Kenya Participates in 2nd African IGF Hosted by Kenya -Updates its .africa bid

Sep. 28, 2013 – UPPER HILL, Kenya — The AfIGF conference was organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the IGF Secretariat in cooperation with the Kenyan government among other stakeholders. DCA Registry Services Kenya delegates… Continue Reading…

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