Publish the proposed strategy for ICANN in an open, standard, machine-readable format like StratML. Engage tool vendors and value-added intermediaries to provide services enabling input and feedback explicitly linked to each objectives set forth in the plan.
Sponsor a new program that pays big cash rewards to whitehat hackers who uncover security/stability bugs threatening the stability of the Internet at large managed by a panel of volunteer experts. These experts are responsible for defining the rules of the program, allocating bounties to where additional security research is needed most, and mediating any disagreements that might arise. See example by Microsoft and Facebook:... more »
The challenge – how to govern a global commons in ways that are effective and legitimate, and how to design a process to improve governance. We know that it’s … • unsustainable to have power in the hands of a self-appointed group; • illegitimate for the US to be in a uniquely powerful position; • undesirable to have something like the Internet run by states; • problematic to have excessive control in hands of a few... more »
An experiment ICANN could institute is a programme that more actively and formally utilises multistakeholder governance forums with wider representation such as IGF, to consult on issues, that require more equitable multistakeholder participation to be resolved. This relationship could be formalised through setting of transparent agenda setting and consultation processes with clear lines of accountability on how the... more »
Just came back from IGF Bali, Indonesia, and would like to share: ICANN President and CEO Fadi Chehadé Speaks At The Opening of the Bali IGF