31 Jul '15, 9pm

.AFRICA IRP Declaration – Clearing Up Some Facts. By #ICANN's General Counsel John Jeffrey.

.AFRICA IRP Declaration – Clearing Up Some Facts. By #ICANN's General Counsel John Jeffrey.

John Jeffrey ICANN's General Counsel & Secretary Recently some questions have been raised regarding our posting of a partially redacted final "Declaration" issued by the Panel in the DotConnectAfrica Trust (DCA) v. ICANN independent review process (DCA .AFRICA IRP or IRP) proceedings. Some misinformation and erroneous reporting have framed parts of the discussion. In this blog, I would like to present facts and clarify a number of points, including the reasons for posting a revised version of the Declaration. Why Publish a Redacted Declaration? As background, ICANN has a commitment to the community to post any IRP declaration as soon as reasonably possible. ICANN initially published a redacted version of the IRP Panel's Declaration in the DCA .AFRICA IRP on 9 July 2015, within 24 hours of receiving it. Today we are publishing a second version with fewer redactions. So, why...

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