Sam Paltridge and Karine Perset talk to Rod Beckstrom at the OECD (10 Dec 09)
On 10 December 2009, Rod Beckstrom met Pier Carlo Padoan, OECD Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist and Sam Paltridge and Karine Perset. The OECD has done work on the economic and policy aspects related to Internet numbers for more than one decade. Issues of importance to the OECD include the Internet role to support innovation, economic and social development. ICANN participated in the OECD Ministerial on the Future of the Internet as part of the Internet Technical Community and recently participated as part of ITAC in OECD's ICCPs Working Party for Communication and Infrastructures and Services Policy (CISP), including deployment of IPv6.