India favours multi-stakeholder model for Internet governance

  • The ministry of electronics and information technology held consultations with a view to preserve the character of the internet as a unified, dynamic engine for innovation and to encourage equity and inclusion, for enhancing the accountability of the Internet Corporation Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
  • Many stakeholders appreciated the transition of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions from the US commerce department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to the Global Multi-stakeholder Community as a positive development.

Source: NITICentral

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