Commercial Stakeholder Group
Mission & Principles
The mission of the Commercial Stakeholders Group, hereafter "the CSG" is to ensure that:
- The CSG represents the views of commercial Internet users and relevant sectors of' the ICT industry, including, large and small business entities, business organizations, Internet connectivity providers, intellectual property owners and intellectual property organizations;
- ICANN policy and ICANN contracts are consistent with the development of an Internet that is a safe place for business-to-business and business-to-consumer transactions and communications and is based on high levels of business, user and consumer confidence, including policies that mitigate against undue threats and risks; protect intellectual property; support the stability and resiliency of the Internet, as affected by ICANN's actions in its coordination of the unique identifiers.
Membership to the CSG is coordinated through membership with one of its Constituencies. Please see the Constituency page for more details.
CSG Executive Committee
GNSO Council Representatives
Scott McCormick (SOI) – North America / October 2018 – AGM 2020
Marie Pattullo (SOI) – Europe / AGM 2019
John McElwaine (SOI)
Flip Petillion (SOI) – Europe / October 2018 – AGM 2020
Philippe Fouquart (SOI) – Europe / October 2018 – AGM 2020
Osvaldo Novoa (SOI) / ISPCP / Latin AC / March 2019 – November 2019
- Commercial Stakeholder Group Charter | Board Approved: 11 June 2011
- Not yet defined