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January 17, 2018 02:57

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Even post-Weinstein, no sexual harassment complaints at ICANN

There have been no formal complaints of sexual harassment in the ICANN community since the organization introduced a zero tolerance policy back in March, according to the Ombudsman. That’s even after the current media storm about such behavior, precipitated by the revelations about movie producer Harvey Weinstein, which has given men and women in many […]

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ICANN pimps new sexual harassment rules

ICANN has proposed new anti-harassment guidelines for its community that would ban “unwelcome hostile or intimidating behavior”. It wants your comments on the changes to its longstanding “Expected Standards of Behavior” document, which applies to both its in-person meetings and online discussions and mailing lists. The proposed addition to the document reads like this: Respect […]

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“Cheese sandwich” comment blamed for sexual harassment complaint

ICANN’s first formal case of sexual harassment has been closed with no official finding by the Ombudsman. Ombudsman Chris LaHatte today said he was unable to establish the facts of the alleged incident, which is said to have taken place during a coffee break at the ICANN 55 meeting in Marrkech, March 6. LaHatte said […]

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Man in sexual harassment claim considers legal action

The man accused of sexual harassment at an ICANN meeting is considering legal action for defamation. He’s also filed a counter-complaint with ICANN Ombudsman Chris LaHatte, after his accuser named him on a public mailing list. That’s according to emails from LaHatte, screen-captured and posted to social media by the woman making the accusations. LaHatte […]

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Debate as accuser names “sexual harasser”

The woman who says she was sexually harassed at the ICANN meeting in Marrakech earlier this month has controversially named the alleged perpetrator on a public mailing list. She’s also publicly released documents exchanged between herself and the ICANN Ombudsman, with whom she has made a formal complaint. According to her complaint the man, a […]

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ICANN receives first sexual harassment complaint

ICANN’s Ombudsman has received what is thought to be the first complaint of sexual harassment at an ICANN meeting. The allegation emerged during a meeting between non-commercial stakeholders and the ICANN board of directors yesterday. During its sessions with constituency groups yesterday, the ICANN board had pushed participants for their views on geographic and gender […]

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NASA : Woman on Mars is reclusive female domainer

NASA has unveiled photos depicting a female human figure on Mars, captured by the Curiosity rover’s cameras. The figure is definitely female, as witnessed by the long, wavy hair and ample bosom; despite the lack of breathable atmosphere, some women are known to survive by sucking the air out of a room. For the past […]

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