The IANA Transition

Compiled by
Dr. John E. Savage
Brown University
Providence, RI

A Summary of the IANA Stewardship Transition

What is the Internet?

Packet Switching

Who Invented Packet Switching and the Internet?

Domain Name Resolution

Management of the Domain Name System

ICANN's Structure

The Role of NTIA Vis-A-Vis ICANN

Domain Name System Fragmentation

The IANA Transition Proposal

1. The IANA Stewardship Transition Process

2. The ICANN Accountability Process

3. Conclusion

The CCWG-Accountability believes that

The Following is Under Development

Reservations Expressed Concerning the Proposed IANA Transition

Criticisms of ICANN

ICANN Legal Jurisdiction

ICANN Controversies

ICANN Contractual Issues