Greg Thomas

Greg Thomas

Founder of DNSDecrypt
Joined on April 26, 2016
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Greg Thomas is founder of The Viking Group and publisher of DNSDecrypt—Decoding Internet Politics and Policy.  He is a former key strategist and head of external affairs for VeriSign (2009-2010 & 2013-2016) and has held various roles at Microsoft, Symantec, and Cisco.  While at Microsoft, Greg helped redefine the public conversation about Microsoft and open source software which laid the foundation for the company’s rapid transformation from “Evil Empire” to respected industry leader in less than a decade.  He is a globally recognized expert on Internet, cybersecurity, and competition-related policy and is the author of How to Save the Internet in Three Simple Steps: The Netizen’s Guide to Reboot the Root.  He can be reached at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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2022 - Jan 13 on ICANN's Accountability Mechanisms – in Name Only?
2021 - May 18 on Multistakeholderism Is Working: Even in Exile
2021 - May 05 on Leaked Documents Reveal Xi Jinping's Communist Chinese Plan to Control the Internet's Root
2021 - Apr 27 on Is NIST's Recent Letter on o.com a Bureaucratic Coup d'Etat?
2021 - Apr 23 on Is NIST's Recent Letter on o.com a Bureaucratic Coup d'Etat?
2021 - Apr 19 on The Insult and Injury of the U.S. Government's Failure to Enforce ICANN's Contractual Obligation
2021 - Apr 14 on The Insult and Injury of the U.S. Government's Failure to Enforce ICANN's Contractual Obligation
2021 - Apr 10 on Why ICANN Rejected ISOC's Billion-Dollar Attempt At Feathering Its Own Nest With .org Sale?
2021 - Apr 10 on Why ICANN Rejected ISOC's Billion-Dollar Attempt At Feathering Its Own Nest With .org Sale?
2021 - Apr 07 on An Anti-Competitive .com Fait Accompli?
2021 - Mar 22 on Is ICANN Running a Racket?
2021 - Mar 17 on Ending U.S. Government Amnesia About Its Legacy Internet Registries is in the Public Interest
2021 - Jan 19 on .com Is A Clear and Present Danger to Online Safety
2021 - Jan 16 on .com Is A Clear and Present Danger to Online Safety
2020 - Dec 21 on NTIA Objects to Planned o.com Auction
2020 - Dec 20 on NTIA Objects to Planned o.com Auction
2020 - Oct 02 on The Pay-To-Play Reality of ICANN's Inclusion Illusion
2020 - Sep 30 on The Pay-To-Play Reality of ICANN's Inclusion Illusion
2020 - Sep 30 on The Pay-To-Play Reality of ICANN's Inclusion Illusion
2020 - Sep 30 on The Pay-To-Play Reality of ICANN's Inclusion Illusion
2020 - Sep 30 on The Pay-To-Play Reality of ICANN's Inclusion Illusion
2020 - Jul 25 on The State of DNS Abuse: Moving Backward, Not Forward
2020 - Jul 24 on The State of DNS Abuse: Moving Backward, Not Forward
2020 - Jul 13 on Addressing Anticompetitive Behavior in Internet Standards Bodies
2020 - May 12 on What's Next for Ethos
2020 - Apr 29 on .ORG and Change
2019 - Sep 11 on Keeping a Free and Open Internet Starts at the Root
2019 - Jul 17 on The Ageless Warning of Icarus
2019 - Mar 14 on Portrait of a Single-Character Domain Name
2019 - Mar 13 on Portrait of a Single-Character Domain Name
2018 - Oct 17 on The Road Less Traveled: Time Is Running Out for NTIA-Verisign Cooperative Agreement
2018 - Oct 17 on The Road Less Traveled: Time Is Running Out for NTIA-Verisign Cooperative Agreement
2018 - Oct 11 on The Road Less Traveled: Time Is Running Out for NTIA-Verisign Cooperative Agreement
2018 - Oct 11 on The Road Less Traveled: Time Is Running Out for NTIA-Verisign Cooperative Agreement
2018 - Oct 11 on The Road Less Traveled: Time Is Running Out for NTIA-Verisign Cooperative Agreement