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Internet Governance 23 May 2016

IANA Transition Hearing On May 24 Before U.S. Senate – IAB Chair Andrew Sullivan Testifying

Mark Buell
By Mark BuellRegional Bureau Director, North America

On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will be holding a hearing on the IANA stewardship transition process beginning at 10:00 am US EDT (UTC-4).


UPDATE: The hearing has now concluded.  You can now:


You can watch a live stream of the session and read the witness testimony and opening statements at:

www.commerce.senate.gov

Andrew Sullivan, chair of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB), will be speaking as one of the witnesses. For those of you in Washington, DC, the hearing, titled “Examining the Multistakeholder Plan for Transitioning the Internet Assigned Number Authority” will take place in the Senate Russell Building room 253.

For background on the Internet Society’s views, please visit our IANA Transition page. Specifically you may want to read:

I also encourage you to read our new paper: Internet Governance – Why the Multistakeholder Approach Works.

I look forward to the hearing tomorrow in DC and will be available for comments to the media. Please contact me at buell@isoc.org.

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Disclaimer: Viewpoints expressed in this post are those of the author and may or may not reflect official Internet Society positions.

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