Cataldo has maintained that however tragic Roy's death, his client has committed no crime and should not be charged as an adult."This is clearly just speech," Cataldo said in a courthouse interview in November, "There was no physical action taken by Michelle Carter in connection with the death. And words alone need to be a true threat in order not to be protected by the first amendment." The criminal case has stretched on for nearly a year.
This includes contracting for Emergency Backend Registry Operator, Registry and Registrar Data Escrow, operating the CZDS, and Registry Services Evaluation Process.More than two months after defense attorney Joseph Cataldo filed an appeal seeking the dismissal of the case, Supreme Judicial Court Justice Margot Botsford made her decision last month -- one that does not bring the matter closer to an end.Botsford referred the case to the full Supreme Judicial Court and is targeting a May hearing, according to her Feb. At that hearing, the court will decide whether the manslaughter charge against Carter can go forward, whether Carter should be charged as a juvenile or whether the case should be dismissed entirely.Office of the Chief Technology Officer supports improving the Security, Stability, and Resiliency of Internet’s system of unique identifiers; researches issues related to those identifiers; provides capacity building training for DNS, DNSSEC, and Security; participates in technical and security community groups (IETF, regional TLDs, Anti Phishing)Part of ICANN Operational functions include the maintenance or key Global Registries (Protocol Parameters, Top level IP number Prefixes and Top level Domain name delegation) under the IANA functions, and the Time Zone Database which contains the code and data that represents local time around the globe Office of the Chief Information Officer monitors and maintains ICANN systems and technical operations, corporate security, and Information Technology.The DNS Engineering Team administers ICANN's DNS network services and the global L-root constellation.