Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 3 October 2008

3 October 2008

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

European Hosts Sought for October 2009 Meeting

3 October 2008 | Are you interested in hosting an ICANN meeting in 12 months' time? Are you based in Europe? If so, ICANN's meetings team would like to hear from you.

ICANN Seeks Interest in IDN ccTLD Fast-Track Process

2 October 2008 | In recent weeks the CEO & President of ICANN has written to national governments about the introduction of IDNs at the lop level of the domain name system, and to seek their assistance in forecasting the number of countries and territories interesting in seeking an IDN ccTLD/s through the fast track: process.

Breach Notices Sent to and

1 October 2008 | ICANN has sent breach notices to two ICANN-accredited registrars, Beijing Innovative Linkage Technology Ltd., doing business as and, on 30 September 2008.

ICANN: 10 Years Old Today

30 September 2008 | On 30 September 1998, ICANN's articles of incorporation were officially filed, recognizing "a nonprofit public benefit corporation...not organized for the private gain of any person."

Upcoming Events

2 - 7 November 2008: 33rd International Public ICANN Meeting - Cairo, Egypt


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