Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 3 April 2009

3 April 2009

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

Public Comment: Phased Equitable Reallocation of Non-Compliant .INFO Sunrise Domain Names

3 April 2009 | ICANN is opening a public comment forum on a proposed amendment from Afilias to Appendix 7 of the .INFO Registry Agreement.

Deadline Approaches for Applications for ICANN Board and Leadership Positions

2 April 2009 | The deadline for applications through the Nominating Committee for leadership positions on the Board, At Large Advisory Committee, Country Code Names Supporting Organization and Generic Names Supporting Organization is Wednesday, 15 April 2009.

ICANN Extends Deadline for Independent Evaluator Applications

2 April 2009 | ICANN is soliciting Expressions of Interest from firms capable of performing independent evaluations as part of the new gTLD process.

Collaborative Communication: New gTLD Overarching Issues

2 April 2009 | In response to the Public Comments regarding the draft Applicant Guidebook posted 24 October, 2008, ICANN has created a dedicated WIKI space entitled, "New gTLD Overarching Issues."

Upcoming Events

13 - 17 April 2009: AfTLD Meeting - Arusha, Tanzania

21 - 26 June 2009: 35th International Public ICANN Meeting - Sydney, Australia


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