Four Key Takeaways from ICANN 54
17 November 2015
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The 54th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers addressed several high-profile topics, all of which are relevant to registry operators, brand owners and future new gTLD applicants alike. We review four of the key topics addressed: ICANN accountability issues; the scope of ICANN’s ability to regulate online content; new gTLD program reviews; and how internal discord resulted in the failure to elect a new Chair.