Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 20 January 2012

20 January 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

Public Comment: .CAT WHOIS Proposed Changes

20 January 2012 | ICANN opened the public comment period for the Fundacio puntCAT's, request to change its Whois according to EU data protection legislation.

CEO Search Committee Announces Deadline for Submitting Applications

19 January 2012 | To ensure full consideration, candidates for the CEO position should submit their application by February 17, 2012.

Application Window for New Top-Level Domain Names Successfully Passes One-Week Mark [PDF, 298 KB]

19 January 2012 | One week after ICANN began accepting applications for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs), the application system is functioning without a hitch.

Public Comment: Framework for the FY 13 Budget

17 January 2012 | The release of the Framework for the FY 13 Budget kicks off the operational planning process for ICANN, providing the community with their first look at the current and planned work, along with estimated financial resources required for FY13.

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11 - 16 March 2012: 43rd International Public ICANN Meeting - Costa Rica


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