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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 7 May 2010

7 May 2010

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

WEBINAR: Policy Development at ICANN

6 May 2010 | On Thursday 20 May, ICANN Policy Staff will host a webinar that introduces newcomers to the world of ICANN and policy development. The webinar will provide an overview of ICANN as an organization, what issues ICANN policy addresses, who develops policy at ICANN (and how), and most importantly, how you can become involved and help ICANN to shape the future of the Internet.

First IDN ccTLDs Available

5 May 2010 | For the first time in the history of the Internet, non-Latin characters are being used for top-level domains. The first IDN country-code top-level domains were inserted in the DNS root zone earlier today.

Accountability and Transparency Review Team – Audio Streaming of F2F Meeting (5-6 May 2010)

1 May 2010 | The first F2F meeting of the Affirmation mandated Accountability and Transparency Review Team was held in Marina Del Rey on Wednesday, 5 May 2010 and Thursday, 6 May 2010.

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20 - 25 June 2010: 38th International Public ICANN Meeting - Brussels, Belgium


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Strategic Plan, 2010 - 2013

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