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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 24 August 2012

24 August 2012

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

SSAC Report on Dotless Domains

24 August 2012 | This purpose of this public comment period is to bring to your attention of the SSAC's report on dotless domain [PDF, 183 KB] and to solicit your input on ICANN's implementation of the recommendations in this report.

IDN Variant TLD Program Update

23 August 2012 | The IDN Variant TLD Program has the following two updates: (I) Volunteer Team formed to assist the development of the Label Generation Ruleset Process for the Domain Name System (DNS) Root Zone, (II) Updated IDN Variant TLD Program posted.

New gTLD Update for Applicants

20 August 2012 | This week we have updates on several aspects of the new gTLD program that you should be aware of, and here they are: Metering/Batching Comments, Clarification Questions Pilot, Application Withdrawals, New gTLD Milestone Timeline, and Next Applicant Webinar.

Call for Expressions of Interest for 2012-2013 NomCom Chair

20 August 2012 | ICANN is immediately seeking expressions of interest for the 2012-2013 Nominating Committee (NomCom) Chair.

Update to DNS Risk Management Framework Consultant RFP – Responses to Questions Received

20 August 2012 | ICANN is providing the questions received and responses in this update so all parties interested in responding to the call for proposals may have the same information.


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