CRE Interventions
  Agency Administrative Actions

  Federal Computer Incident Response Center
  National Infrastructure Protection Center
  National Telecommunications and Information Administration
 US Department of Commerce
 US Office of Management and Budget

  Domain Name Rights Coalition
  Electronics Frontiers Foundation
  ICANN at Large
  Internet Society
  The Non-Commercial Domain Name Holders Constituency

Technical Orgs
CERT Coordination Center
Internet Architecture Board
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Internet Engineering Task Force
Internet Mail Consortium
Internet Research Task Center
Requests for Comments Editor


About ICANN Focus

ICANN manages the internet, albeit with varying degrees of authority depending upon the subject area. The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness ( is a regulatory watchdog which monitors, reports and intervenes in the regulatory process to ensure compliance with the "Good Government" statutes which "regulate the regulators". Consequently, given CRE's watchdog role, CRE will begin to report on, and intervene when appropriate, in ICANN proceedings.

The information on any website is no better than the reputation and guiding principles of its "Anchor Site." The ICANN anchor site is that of the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness ( CRE is an established and well-recognized regulatory organization governed by former White House Office of Management and Budget officials (CRE Advisory Board) with more than four decades of regulatory experience (OMB Regulatory Officials by Administration).

The CRE is a regulatory watchdog (About the CRE) which works to ensure Federal agency compliance with "Good Government Laws" including Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review, Paperwork Reduction Act, Unfunded Mandates Act, Regulatory Flexibility Act and most recently the Data Quality Act (Data Quality), of which CRE was the initial proponent (CRE in the News).

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