ICANN faces major transition with Cerf’s departure

Since its founding in 1998, the controversial ICANN has weathered violent political turbulence and survived volatile technical controversies.However, in a few months, the non-profit ICANN may face one of its toughest challenges ever when its long-time board Chairman Vint Cerf steps down.A board member since 1999 and chairman since 2000, Cerf has been instrumental in helping ICANN through thorny crises and painful evolution.All along, despite flaws and missteps, ICANN has fulfilled its core duty: to oversee the Internet’s address system and ensure the overall security and stability of the Internet.
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