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2013 Bulletin

Click HERE to read full versions of the articles that appear in our 2013 Bulletin.

About the ISPCP

The ISP and Connectivity Providers (ISPCP) Constituency is an integral part of the generic Name Supporting Organization (GNSO). The ISPCP is particularly attentive to the needs and concerns of ISPs and connectivity providers and balance these with the public interest. Click HERE to read recent policy statements by the ISPCP.

The ISPCP Constituency is committed to wide membership participation as well as open, transparent procedures and practices.  Click HERE to learn more about the public archive of our mailing list.

The Constituency’s goal is to fulfill roles and responsibilities that are created by relevant ICANN and GNSO bylaws, rules or policies as ICANN proceeds to conclude its organization activities.  Click HERE to read the original (and arguably current) Articles of the Constituency, HERE to read the proposed Articles that haven’t yet been approved by the Board, and HERE to read our Operating Proceedures.

These responsibilities include the election of two members to the GNSO Council and to ensure that views of Internet Service Providers and Connectivity Providers are appropriately communicated and understood throughout the GNSO policy-making community.  The ISPCP also elects one representative to serve on the ICANN NomCom.  This position is term-limited by the ICANN By-Laws.  Click HERE to learn more about ISPCP Council and NomCom representatives.

An Executive Committee oversees the agenda setting and organizational activities of the Constituency.  The Constituency also has a Secretariat who is responsible for administrative support for the Constituency.

For further information about the ISPCP, please contact the ISPCP Secretariat.

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