Root zone administrator proposal related to the IANA functions stewardship transition

Strategies and Action Plans

Author: Verisign, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

The proposal, elaborated by ICANN and Verisign, outlines a possible modality for removing US’s government’s administrative role associated with root zone management (in the overall context of the transition of the US government oversight role over key Internet domain name functions to the global multistakeholder community – the so called ‘IANA stewardship transition process’).