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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 22 June 2012

22 June 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

Changes to New GTLD Program Management

21 June 2012 | Kurt Pritz has been appointed to take on direct oversight of the entire New Generic Top-level Domain Program in an interim capacity.

Security, Stability & Resiliency of the DNS Review Team (SSR RT) Final Report

21 June 2012 | The Security, Stability & Resiliency of the DNS Review Team (SSR RT) submitted its Final Report and Recommendations to the ICANN Board, and public comments are requested to inform subsequent Board consideration and action.

Period of 21 June – 01 July 2012: Public Comment Periods Approaching Closing Date

21 June 2012 | The Following Public Comment periods are approaching their Comment or Reply Period Close dates, 21 June – 01 July 2012.

IDN ccTLD Request From Mongolia Successfully Passes String Evaluation

20 June 2012 | ICANN is pleased to announce the successful completion of String Evaluation on proposed IDN ccTLD string for Mongolia.

Next CEO to be Announced at Prague News Conference

18 June 2012 | Board Chairman Dr. Stephen Crocker will introduce the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) at a news conference on Friday, 22 June in Prague, Czech Republic.

ICANN Relocates Offices in Brussels, Los Angeles

18 June 2012 | ICANN staff in Brussels, Belgium, and Los Angeles, California, took a break from unpacking moving boxes to share a virtual toast with colleagues in Silicon Valley, California, and Washington D.C.

Call for Volunteers: Developing the Process for Root IDN Table Creation and Maintenance

18 June 2012 | ICANN is seeking volunteers to work on advancing IDN capabilities in the DNS.


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