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All about the ICANN / Afnic meeting

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Visuel ICANN / Afnic meeting - Matieu Weill - Fadi Chehadé - Sébastien Bachollet


On February 26, 2013, the main stakeholders in the French Community of domain names were invited by Afnic for a meeting with Fadi Chehadé, ICANN’s CEO.

For those who missed the event, a video summarizes some the meeting’s highlights:

  • Fadi Chehadé – speaking an impeccable French – discussed:

– the importance of domain names today,

– the opportunities represented by the new gTLDs,

– the role of ICANN,

– Internet governance.

  • Mathieu Weill, CEO of AFNIC, then focused on the commitment of the registry for the .fr TLD to facilitate relations between the French Internet community and ICANN.
  • Finally, Sébastien Bachollet, member of the ICANN Executive Committee, highlighted the interest of a meeting between ICANN and Afnic for Internet users.

Watch the video


See the overview and images of the event in our press release dated March 4, 2013.