Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 31 October 2008

31 October 2008

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers


Announcements This Week

ICANN Formalizes Relationship with ccTLD Manager for Cocos (Keeling) Islands (.cc)

31 October 2008 | ICANN has announced that it has signed an exchange of letters with the country code top level domain manager for .cc-Cocos (Keeling) Islands, eNIC Cocos (Keeling) Islands Pty Ltd.

EstDomains Update: Notice of Termination Stayed

29 October 2008 | ICANN received a response from EstDomains regarding the notice of termination. To assess the merits of the claims made in EstDomains' response, ICANN has stayed the termination process as ICANN analyzes these claims.

Public Comment: Morality and Public Order Memorandum

29 October 2008 | An additional explanatory memorandum was posted for public comments to assist with the understanding of the implementation work related to morality and public order objections in New gTLDs.

Expressions of Interest Sought for Bulk Transfer of Registrations

28 October 2008 | ICANN seeks expressions of interest from registrars to receive bulk transfer of names from de-accredited registrar EstDomains.

Public Comment: The Role Of Individual Internet Users in the GNSO

28 October 2008 | The ICANN Board has asked for additional community input on the appropriate role and representation of individual commercial and non-commercial Internet users in the Generic Names Supporting Organization.


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