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Letter Warns Senate of Adverse Implications in DOTCOM Act

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Today, a letter was sent to the Senate supporting the National Telecommunications Information Administration's (NTIA) intent to shift the stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions to an international multi-stakeholder model of internet governance. The letter also voices concerns with the House of Representative's approval of the Shimkus (R-KS) amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which reflects the language of the Domain Openness Through Continues Oversight Matters Act (DOTCOM Act) of 2014.

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Public Knowledge Reflects on NETmundial

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NETmundial's global gathering on Internet governance marked a historical moment. Brazil aligned itself not just rhetorically, but politically with those pushing for an open, neutral, and free Internet. The signing of the landmark Marco Civil bill at the opening session, after years of mobilization and multi-stakeholder engagement, should serve as an example for civil society and inspiration for governments around the world.

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