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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 13 April 2012

13 April 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

Statement on TLD Application System

12 April 2012 | Out of an abundance of caution, ICANN took the TAS system offline to protect applicant data. We are examining how this issue occurred and considering appropriate steps forward.

Period of 12-22, April 2012: Public Comment Periods Approaching Closing Date

12 April 2012 | For your convenience, we have included direct links below to comments that will soon close.

TAS Temporarily Offline

12 April 2012 | TAS will be shut down until Tuesday at 23:59 UTC – unless otherwise notified before that time.

.post Agreement Amendment

9 April 2012 | ICANN is posting for public comment the Universal Postal Union (UPU) request to amend its Sponsorship TLD agreement to remove the requirement to reserve the "previously-reserved IANA domain strings" at the second level.

Public Comment: Second Annual IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process Review

9 April 2012 | ICANN is now opening a public comment forum for the second annual review of the IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process.


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24 - 29 June 2012: 44th International Public ICANN Meeting - Prague

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