Ashley Cross

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Affiliation: GM
Country: Australia
Email: ashley.cross [at]

Ashley Cross is the General Manager of GM, E-commerce Diffusion in The Australian Government Information Management Office (former Australian National Office for the Information Economy).[1] He is also the former Australian Representative to ICANN's GAC.[2]

Ashley Cross has published several articles and research papers on the Internet and Domain industry of Australia.[3] He acts as the Australian representative for different meetings and events held by national and international Internet Industry related organizations.

In April 2006, Ashley Cross wrote a letter[4] to ICANN's domain name policy making organization, GNSO Council, about the new policy on the purpose of Whois.[5] This letter caused considerable amount of specualtions among the Internet and Domain specialists as some of them critisized his stand as a GAC representative and his role in the Australian Government for the new privacy issue.[6]