1) Your Name:

Sam Lanfranco

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2) Stakeholder Group:Non-Commercial

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):


5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Independent Consultant in ICT & Development; Web23.io; (& Farmer)

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Prof Emeritus & Senior Scholar: York University; President: Internet Integrity Task Force (IITF); Advisor in Web23.io; Internet Ecologist & Farmer

7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Research and development in Internet Ecology & ICT4D; Internet governance & systems strengthening; digital citizenship stakeholder awareness & engagement; Strategic planning for Web23.io .

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


9) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimis stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

That the GNSO policy development process operate in and serve the public interest. As an NCSG/NPOC member my central concern is the Public Interest.

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

12) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

I participated in the terminated RDS Working Group. For 2017-18 had to be away. Now I am a participant in the new auction proceeds ccWG, I am the NCSG representative to the SSC, and I an acting chair of the NCSG Finance Committee and chair of the NPOC finance committee.

13) Additional Information (optional):

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