Tag: .za ccTLD

Two ICANN officials may actually be conflicted

Two ICANN directors Chris Disspain of .au policymaker AuDA and Mike Silber of the  The .za Domain Name Authority  have updated their official statements of interest  which are normaly  used by ICANN  to identify any potential conflicts on the board of Director. This moves comes after a .africa applicant DotConnectafrica lodged a complaint implicating the two saying "In our letters, we gave a full explanation of the matter, and adduced reasons to justify our fears that Mr. Mike Silber and Mr. Chris Disspain might be deeply conflicted over the DotAfrica (.Africa) gTLD issue, and how this would cause them to be strongly prejudiced against DCA’s application because of their relationship to a competing applicant for DotAfrica (.Africa)." The Ombudsman had initialy wrote a blog saying "To