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Wendy Seltzer

Lawyer, coder, founder of ChillingEffects.org

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5 November 2011

ICANN: Why the Registrar Accreditation Agreement Matters

Law enforcement demands to domain name registrars were a recurring theme of the 42nd ICANN public meeting, concluded last week in Dakar. This is an important debate because domain names are often tools of individuals' and groups' online speech. Thus they can be a chokepoint for censorship and suppression of speech.