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NTIA Commends ICANN Board on Adopting the Recommendations of the Accountability and Transparency Review Team

June 24, 2011

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The following statement can be attributed to Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling:

"I am pleased that the ICANN board adopted all 27 recommendations of the Review Team, which demonstrates a commitment to improving the accountability and transparency of ICANN and to the multistakeholder process of Internet policymaking. Now the focus turns to ICANN management and staff, who must take up the challenge of implementing these recommendations as rapidly as possible and in a manner that leads to meaningful and lasting reform."