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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 24 June 2011

24 June 2011

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Announcements This Week

Historic Singapore Meeting Concludes After Significant Advances to Internet's Naming System

24 June 2011 | ICANN wrapped up one of its most historic meetings after approving a plan on 20 June to usher in a vast change in the Internet's Domain Name System.

Public Comment: How Do We Raise Global Awareness of New gTLDs?

24 June 2011 | ICANN is seeking public comment on a working draft of the plan that the ICANN Communications Department intends to follow in seeking to raise global awareness of new gTLDs during the rest of 2011.

ICANN Names Technology Public Policy Expert as its First Vice President of Europe

23 June 2011 | ICANN has named Thomas Spiller to the newly created position of Vice President, Europe.

Analysis of ICANN Turnover – FY10 and FY11 [PDF, 152 KB]

22 June 2011 | In a continuing effort to ensure that ICANN is a quality workplace and a "workplace of choice", ICANN has conducted an analysis of staff turnover from July 2009 through May 2011.

ICANN Approves Historic Change to Internet's Domain Name System

20 June 2011 | ICANN's Board of Directors has approved a plan to usher in one of the biggest changes ever to the Internet's Domain Name System. The Board vote was 13 approving, 1 opposed, and 2 abstaining.

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