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ccNSO Regions Working Group Report of the ICANN Geographical Regions Posted for Public Comments [PDF, 65 KB]
22 June 2007
Summary and Analysis of Responses to Request for Public Comments and Dialogue on ICANN's Performance
20 June 2007 | On May 8 2007, as part of an ongoing interest in continuous improvement, ICANN sought community feedback about its performance ...
ICANN Posts Request for Proposals for Independent Evaluator for At-Large Advisory Committee Review, and Final Terms of Reference for This Review
20 June 2007 | Request for Proposals for Independent Evaluator for At-Large Advisory Committee Review [PDF, 17 KB] and Final Terms of Reference [PDF, 29 KB]
19 June 2007 | As announced previously in the IDN program status report, in the draft IANA Root Zone Procedures for Test IDN Deployment, and the draft IDN TLD Root Server Performance / Tolerance, ICANN has developed a plan for insertion of IDN TLDs in the root zone for evaluation.
19 June 2007 | The Board Governance Committee's GNSO Review Working Group (BGC WG) spent the past several weeks considering reviews of the GNSO and its Council and extensive input on GNSO improvements to determine whether, in general, the GNSO has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure and, if so, whether any change in structure or operations is desirable to improve its effectiveness (as required in the Bylaws)...
18 June 2007 | In preparation for the San Juan meeting and to provide better insight into the plan for the eventual deployment of internationalized top-level labels, ICANN released today a status report describing IDN Program activities.
18 June 2007 | The DNS Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) has been asked for a statement on ICANN's proposed next steps for IDN deployment in the root zone...
ICANN Featured Individual: David Conrad - General Manager IANA
David Conrad works for ICANN as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) General Manager. A long time participant in Internet technical circles, David first began working with Internet technologies in 1983 leading teams developing Internet-related products and services. Living in Japan from 1991 to 1998, he was employee #7 at Internet Initiative Japan, one of the first commercial ISPs in Japan and was founder and the first Director-General of the Asia-Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) from 1993 to 1998. Returning to the US in 1998, he was Executive Director of the Internet Software Consortium (ISC) from 1998 - 2001 and founder and CTO of Nominum, Inc. from 2001 - 2005. David also served as a board member of the North American regional IP address registry, ARIN, from 2000 to 2005 and as ARIN treasurer from 2004 to 2005.
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Adopted Budget Fiscal Year 2006 - 2007 [PDF, 172 KB]
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