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'''Steve DelBianco''' serves as the Executive Director of [[NetChoice]], a coalition of online and e-commercebusinesses and trade associations, including the Electronic Retailing AssociationAOL, the Internet AllianceeBay, AOLExpedia, [[eBay]]Facebook, OracleGoogle, [[VeriSignVerisign]], and [[Yahoo]], and several thousand small online sellers based in the U.S.<ref>[http://www.justice.gov/atr/public/workshops/rewbios/212221.htm www.justice.gov]</ref> He is the current Policy Chair of [[ICANN]]'s [[Commercial and Business Users Constituency]].<ref>[http://bizconst.org]</ref>
He is also the vice president of Public Policy at the Association for Competitive Technology (ACT)Steve has become a well-known expert on Internet governance, online consumer protection, a trade association for ICT businesses and Internet taxation. He’s provided expert testimony in the US twenty Congressional hearings and Europemany more state legislative sessions. Steve was an investor He represents NetChoice at [[ICANN Meetings]] and board member of in the Business Constituency,<ref>[[eRealtyhttp://www.circleid.com/members/3698/ circleid.com]]</ref>. He has also represented NetChoice at other high level fora, such as several recent ICANN hearings in the U.S. Congress.
He sets the policy agenda for both NetChoice Steve was an investor and ACTBoard Member of eRealty. He represents NetChoice at [[ICANN]] meetings and com, an online real estate broker featured in the Business Constituency.<ref>[http://www.circleidcbsnews.com/membersvideos/3698hi-tech-real-estate-moves-in/ circleida segment on ''60 Minutes''].com]</ref>
He is a Member of the [[OPOC Working Group]]. He hold Steve holds a degree in Engineering and another one in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He did received his MBA rom from the Wharton School.<ref>[http://www.netcaucus.org/biography/steve-delbianco.shtml netcaucus.org]</ref>==New gTLDs==At [[ICANN 42]] in Dakar, DelBianco outlined 4 standing issues that the CBUC had with the current new [[gTLD]] [[Applicant Guidebook]]. These points were later picked up by TLD critics, including [[ANA]] and [[CRIDO]], and are likely to influence a December 8th U.S. Senate hearing on new TLDs.<ref>[http://news.dot-nxt.com/2011/12/02/senate-hearing-gtlds Senate Hearing gTLDs]</ref> Those four points are:# '''Terms of Use Compliance'''- there is nothing witten into the current new gTLD registry contract requiring new registries to follow the approach and model that they publicly state they will.# '''Applications for gTLD IDNs'''- the value of gTLD [[IDN]]s was stressed by the CBUC, but they pointed out that ICANN had yet to recognize or publicize this exciting development for the global Internet.# '''Trademark Protection'''- While there are 3 trademark mechanisms in place, one of them, the [[Trademark Claims Notice Service]], can be turned off the day after [[Sunrise]].# '''Registrar Code of Conduct'''- A new [[registry]] agreement was developed for the new gTLD program, but ICANN neglected to do something similar for [[registrar]]s.<ref>[http://news.dot-nxt.com/2011/10/25/bc-four-holes-in-gtld-process BC Four Holes in gTLD Process, news.dot-nxt.com]</ref>
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