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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 13 January 2012

13 January 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

ICANN Appoints New Vice President for Latin America [PDF, 355 KB]

11 January 2012 | Respected Mexican telecommunications and Internet expert Rodrigo de la Parra has been selected as ICANN's Vice President for Latin America.

ICANN Appoints New Vice President for Europe [PDF, 354 KB]

11 January 2012 | Highly-experienced governmental and regulatory expert Nigel Hickson has been appointed ICANN's Vice President for Europe.

New gTLDs Update: Applications Accepted Today; New Guidebook Posted; Financial Assistance for Qualifying Applicants

11 January 2012 | Starting today, ICANN begins accepting applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs). The world of .com, .gov, .org and 19 other gTLDs will soon be expanded to include all types of words in many different languages.

ICANN Community to Meet and Greet in Washington, D.C., January 10

9 January 2012 | As a member of the ICANN community, you are invited to attend an informal "meet and greet" with ICANN President and CEO Rod Beckstrom in Washington, D.C. Mr. Beckstrom will be in town as part of ICANN's ongoing efforts to promote awareness of the launch of the January 12 open application process for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs).

Join ICANN for a Discussion on the Next Big .thing New Top-Level Domains and the Expanding Global Internet

9 January 2012 | On January 12th, ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, will open a process that could trigger a dramatic expansion of the Internet and launch a new era of online innovation.


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