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ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 27 June 2008

27 June 2008

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

Biggest Expansion to Internet in Forty Years Approved for Implementation

26 June 2008 | The Board of ICANN today approved a recommendation that could see a whole range of new names introduced to the Internet's addressing system.

ICANN Concludes Successful 32nd Meeting in Paris

26 June 2008 | ICANN concluded its 32nd International Public Meeting in Paris today after four days of discussions that will shape the future of the Internet.

GNSO Invites Comments On Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy - Denial of Transfers (Reasons #8 and #9)

26 June 2008 | At its 25 June 2008 meeting in Paris, France the GNSO Council decided to post for public review and comment proposed new language that seeks to clarify two portions of the existing Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP).

Now Available: Board Proposal IDNC WG, the Final Report IDNC WG on Fast Track Process for IDN ccTLDs

26 June 2008 | The IDNC WG has produced its draft final report for discussion by the GAC and the ccNSO pursuant to the charter of the IDNC WG.

French Minister Besson Addresses 32nd International Public Meeting in Paris

25 June 2008 | Focus is on the evolution of the domain naming and addressing system and its coordination.

ICANN Formalizes Relationship with Costa Rica ccTLD Manager

25 June 2008 | ICANN is another step closer to formalized relationships with all Latin American ccTLDs with the signing of its ninth accountability framework in the region.

GNSO Council Opens Public Comment Forum for Top Level GNSO Improvements Implementation Plan

25 June 2008 | At its 25 June 2008 meeting in Paris, France the GNSO Council voted to invite public comments on the 21 June 2008 version of the GNSO Improvements - Top Level Plan prepared by the GNSO Improvements Planning Team.

ICANN Policy Issue Briefs Now Available in French and Spanish

24 June 2008 | ICANN released French and Spanish versions of ICANN Policy Issue Briefs in furtherance of ICANN's internationalization efforts and to help better inform the community on important areas of Internet policy development.

Comment Period Closed; Updated Draft Final Report IDNC WG on Fast Track Process for IDN ccTLDs Now Available

24 June 2008 | The IDNC WG has produced its draft final report [PDF, 97 KB] for discussion by the GAC and the ccNSO pursuant to the charter of the IDNC WG.

Update of Draft Final Report of IDNC WG on Fast Track Process for IDN ccTLDs Now Available

22 June 2008 | On 13 June 2008 the IDNC WG published its draft Final Report. The IDNC WG now publishes now an update of its first draft to include the results of the various face-to face meeting discussions of the first draft.

Paris Meeting Official Shuttle Service Launches

21 June 2008 | ICANN is glad to announce a free shuttle service for attendees of its Paris meeting.


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