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Announcements This Week
24 October 2008 | ICANN requested CRAI to perform economic research pursuant to two resolutions of the ICANN Board of Directors: 1) the 18 October 2006 resolution of ICANN's Board of Directors seeking more information relating to the registry and registrar marketplace; and, 2) the 26 June 2008 resolution of ICANN's Board, directing the development and completion of a detailed implementation plan for the new gTLD Policy.
23 October 2008 | ICANN is pleased to make the Draft Implementation Plan for the IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process available for public discussions.
How to Apply for a New Generic Top-Level Domain: Draft Applicant Guidebook Now Available for Comment
23 October 2008 | A draft 'Applicant Guidebook' for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) is now available for review and comment.
23 October 2008 | The ALAC Review Working Group (WG) has released its Mid-point Consultation Report for discussion with the ICANN community.
20 October 2008 | As part of its annual planning cycle, ICANN is seeking comments on a draft of the priorities for the strategic plan.
21 October 2008 | In the lead up to ICANN's Cairo public meeting, the new generic top-level domain (gTLD) Applicant Guidebook, also called the "draft Request for Proposal (RFP)", will be released for public comment.
21 October 2008 | As a result of the de-accreditation of registrar Esoftwiz Inc., ICANN initiated a process to identify a gaining registrar to receive Esoftwiz's gTLD names.
20 October 2008 | ICANN opened a public comment period on the draft implementation plan for the AGP Limits Policy.
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