Michael D. Palage

Michael D. Palage

Intellectual Property Attorney and IT Consultant
Joined on August 31, 2006
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About

Michael Palage is an intellectual property attorney and an information technology consultant. He has been actively involved in ICANN operational and policy matters since its formation in both an individual and leadership role, including a three-year term on the ICANN Board of Directors.

Palage is President and CEO of Pharos Global, Inc. that provides consulting and management services to domain name registration authorities and other technology related companies. He has testified before the United States Congress regarding the accuracy and access of domain name Whois data, and as an expert witness in several Internet legal proceedings on behalf of such clients as 3M, Ford Motor Company, NCAA, and the Florida Attorney General. Palage holds a B.S.E.E. from Drexel University, and a J.D. from the Temple University School of Law.

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2013 - Apr 23 on gTLD Contention Auction in May: Request for Comments
2013 - Apr 23 on gTLD Contention Auction in May: Request for Comments
2013 - Jan 10 on Rationale for New gTLD Applicant Auctions to Resolve String Contentions
2013 - Jan 10 on Rationale for New gTLD Applicant Auctions to Resolve String Contentions
2011 - Dec 01 on IANA Checkmate - Fool Me Once, Shame on You, Fool Me Twice Shame on Me
2011 - May 02 on What ICANN Can Learn from Humpty Dumpty
2011 - May 02 on What ICANN Can Learn from Humpty Dumpty
2011 - May 01 on What ICANN Can Learn from Humpty Dumpty
2011 - Apr 30 on What ICANN Can Learn from Humpty Dumpty
2011 - Mar 15 on GAC New gTLD No Fly Zone
2011 - Mar 10 on Inquiring About the "Unthinkable"
2011 - Mar 10 on Inquiring About the "Unthinkable"
2011 - Feb 23 on Missing in Action - ICANN's 2010 Annual Report
2011 - Jan 26 on New gTLD Auctions and Potential Unintended Consequences
2011 - Jan 14 on Confirmed: Bill Clinton to Address ICANN Meeting in SF
2011 - Jan 14 on Confirmed: Bill Clinton to Address ICANN Meeting in SF
2011 - Jan 14 on Confirmed: Bill Clinton to Address ICANN Meeting in SF
2011 - Jan 12 on Missing in Action - ICANN's 2010 Annual Report
2011 - Jan 12 on Missing in Action - ICANN's 2010 Annual Report
2010 - Sep 15 on MOPO - The Latest Speed Bump on ICANN's New gTLD Superhighway
2010 - Sep 12 on MOPO - The Latest Speed Bump on ICANN's New gTLD Superhighway
2010 - Sep 12 on MOPO - The Latest Speed Bump on ICANN's New gTLD Superhighway
2010 - Aug 27 on ICANN's Tokyo Meeting Provides a Little More Clarity on the New gTLD Program
2010 - Aug 18 on Openness and Transparency: ICANN Takes an Important Step in the Right Direction
2010 - Aug 18 on Openness and Transparency: ICANN Takes an Important Step in the Right Direction
2010 - Jun 13 on ICANN May Not Be Perfect, But It Is Working
2010 - Jun 13 on ICANN May Not Be Perfect, But It Is Working
2010 - Jun 11 on ICANN Reloaded - Will They Ever Learn?
2010 - Jun 11 on ICANN Reloaded - Will They Ever Learn?
2010 - Jun 06 on Can ICANN Please Stop Shooting Itself in the Foot?
2010 - May 03 on ICANN Documentary Information Disclosure Policy Request
2010 - May 03 on ICANN Documentary Information Disclosure Policy Request
2010 - Mar 12 on ICANN Board Meeting Spoiler Alert
2010 - Mar 12 on ICANN Board Meeting Spoiler Alert
2010 - Mar 12 on ICANN Board Meeting Spoiler Alert
2010 - Mar 06 on ICANN and Its Responsibilities to the Global Public Interest
2010 - Feb 20 on ICANN Openness and Transparency: Actions Speak Louder than Words
2010 - Jan 22 on Top Three Reasons to Just Say No to ICANN’s Current EOI gTLD Proposal
2009 - Nov 24 on New gTLDs: Let the Gaming Begin (Part I - TLD Front Running)
2009 - Nov 17 on The ITU and IPv6 Transition: Controversy at the IGF
2009 - Jul 30 on Domain Name Registry-Registrar Vertical Separation: The Economic, Anti-Trust Red Herring
2009 - Jul 29 on Domain Name Registry-Registrar Vertical Separation: The Economic, Anti-Trust Red Herring
2009 - Jan 07 on ICANN's gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?

Topic Interests

DNSNew TLDsDomain NamesCybersecurityICANNCensorshipMultilinguismInternet GovernanceDomain ManagementUDRPLawPolicy & RegulationRegistry ServicesDNS SecurityRegional RegistriesVoIPIPv6 Transition

Recent Blogs

The Death of TLD Front Running

IANA Checkmate - Fool Me Once, Shame on You, Fool Me Twice Shame on Me

Inconsistencies in ICANN New TLD Application Fees

ICANN Hubris Knows No Ends

Bring a Responsible Closure to the New gTLD Process - The Home Stretch

Popular Posts

ICANN’s gTLD Proposal Hits a Wall: Now What?

Tiered (Variable) Pricing Compromise?

ICANN Board - GAC Geneva Meeting: Open to Observers?

What ICANN Can Learn from Humpty Dumpty

Domain Name Registry-Registrar Vertical Separation: The Economic, Anti-Trust Red Herring