India favours multi-stakeholder model of internet governance

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India is for a multi-stakeholder model for Internet Governance Mechanisms, an official statement said here on Tuesday.

The ministry of electronics and information technology held consultations last week with a view to preserve the character of the internet as a unified, dynamic engine for innovation and to encourage equity and inclusion, the statement said, adding the multi-stakeholder consultation attended by academia, business, civil society, technical community and government discussed issues 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.

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