Comments from China and India on Draft New ICANN Bylaws

The public comment period on Draft New ICANN Bylaws closed Saturday, May 21, 2016, at 23:59 UTC. A total of 31 comments were received (as published on ICANN's website).

On Friday, May 27, 2016, the ICANN Board of Directors is expected to approve and adopt a revised final draft of the bylaws, after taking into consideration the comments received, and forward same to NTIA, which is currently considering the IANA stewardship transition proposal forwarded by the ICANN Board to NTIA in March, 2016. The changes to ICANN's Bylaws are a necessary component of the implementation of the IANA transition.

While most of the comments submitted are worth taking the time to read, the following two comments, submitted from China and India, respectively, merit careful reading (emphasis added):

Institute of Internet Governance Research (IGR)(CNNIC)(China), comment below:

Centre for Internet and Society (India) comment below:


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