The IANA transition: Creating a responsible outcome

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has received a lot of attention lately and it’s not about being the technical coordinator of the internet’s system of unique identifier. Around this time last year, I wrote a post on this very topic. One year later, and with the September 30 deadline rapidly approaching, we are still not having the right debate. As it is more relevant now than ever, we are reposting my 2015 article in full below.