Ashley Heineman

Ashley Heineman

Director of Government and Industry Affairs at GoDaddy
Joined on May 8, 2023
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Ashley Heineman has been a leader in technical and public policy associated with the Domain Name System for over 15 years.

She is the Director of Global Policy at GoDaddy where she focuses on matters pertaining to the global DNS and registrar operations.

Prior to GoDaddy, Heineman worked at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) at the US Department of Commerce where she was the program lead for DNSSEC development and implementation at the DNS Root and the IANA Stewardship Transition.

Heineman is currently Chair of the ICANN Registrar Stakeholder Group and she served as the US government representative on ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee from 2016 to 2019.

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Mitigating DNS Abuse and Safeguarding the Internet

The internet is a beacon of global connectivity and information, but it has also become a battleground where malicious actors exploit vulnerabilities for various immoral purposes. Domain Name System (DNS) abuse stands has proven a constant in the internet threat landscape, posing risk to the overall digital trust. more

RDRS: Calling All Registrars!

Calling all registrars! ICANN is set to launch the Registration Data Request Service (RDRS), and the Registrar Stakeholder Group encourages ICANN registrars to participate. For those who haven't been closely following ICANN policy, the RDRS is a step on the path of policy development working to bring our registration data processing requirements into line with data protection laws. more

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Domain NamesPolicy & RegulationICANNDNSDNS SecurityCybersecurityInternet Governance

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