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September 14, 2016

United States
We Are Protecting the Internet, Not Giving It to the United Nations

Byron Holland is president and CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, which manages the .ca domain. Like many foreigners, I follow U.S. politics closely. What happens in Washington, DC…

CFR Cyber Net Politics IANA Transition Ted Cruz ICANN

December 22, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Top Five Cyber Policy Developments of 2015: The WSIS+10 Review

Over the next few days, Net Politics will countdown the top five developments in cyber policy of 2015. Each policy event will have its own post, explaining what happened, what it all means, and its i…

CFR Cyber Net Politics WSIS+10 Internet Governance

December 14, 2015

South Africa
WSIS+10: In Internet Governance, Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Byron Holland is the CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, which manages the .ca domain. A decade ago, a landmark summit was held in Geneva and Tunis to discuss how the digital divide…

CFR Cyber Net Politics WSIS+10 Internet Governance

December 1, 2015

Global
Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2016

Anniversaries are how we mark the passage time of time, celebrate our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and fifteen witnessed several significant historical anniversaries: the octocentenni…

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February 9, 2015

Digital Policy
Guest Post: A Case for Looking Instead of Leaping on a Model for the IANA Transition

Byron Holland is the CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, which manages the .ca domain, as well as the chair of ICANN’s country code name supporting organization. This week, the lea…

ICANN CFR Net Politics Cyber

November 13, 2014

Digital Policy
Internet Governance after Busan

The Plenipotentiary of the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) ended last week, and the general consensus seems to be that biggest loser may be the rhetoric of the United Nat…

Members of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at the  ITU Plenipotentiary  Conference 2014 in Busan, Korea, at the signing ceremony. (Courtesy  ITU/I. Wood, available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/itupictures/15545945060/)

March 18, 2011

Defense and Security
Friday File: Obama “Dithers” No More

  Libyan protesters in Tobruk celebrate after the UN Security Council passes a resolution authorizing a "no-fly" zone and military attacks on Muammar Qaddafi's forces. (Suhaib Salem/courtesy Re…

Libyan Protesters celebrate after a U.N. resolution authorising a

November 9, 2009

China
China’s ’Green Sputnik’?

Last month I testified before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China in Washington, D.C. The commission, which is co-chaired by Senator Byron L. Dorgan and Representative Sander M. Levin, mo…