Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 2 March 2012

2 March 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

Public Comment: Proposal to Protect International Red Cross and International Olympic Committee Names at the Top Level in New gTLDs

2 March 2012 | Public comment is being sought by the IOC/RC Drafting Team established by the GNSO Council on an expedited basis as a matter of urgency on a proposal developed in collaboration with the GAC and the IOC/RC Drafting Team to implement certain protections for Red Cross/Red Crescent and International Olympic Committee names at the top level commencing with the first round of New GTD applications.

Call for Videos: New gTLD Applicant Stories and Learnings Sought

2 March 2012 | If you'd like to share your own applicant story with the ICANN community, this is your opportunity. Our social media initiative aimed at highlighting applicant stories will continue during calendar 2012.

ICANN and Registrar Negotiation Team Post Summary of RAA Negotiations

1 March 2012 | In advance of the Costa Rica meeting, ICANN and the Registrar Negotiation Team have prepared a summary of the negotiations on the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA).

REMINDER NOTICE: 29 March is Last Day to Register as New gTLD Applicant

29 February 2012 | In one month, ICANN will close registration in its TLD Application System (TAS).


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11 - 16 March 2012: 43rd International Public ICANN Meeting - Costa Rica

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