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Singapore GAC Communiqué

27 March 2014

The Governmental Advisory Committee meeting at ICANN 49 in Singapore has issued its Singapore Communiqué. It is available for review at...

".Africa" Signing Ceremony Held at ICANN 49

26 March 2014

At ICANN 49 in Singapore today Akram Atallah, president of ICANN's Global Domains Division (GDD) and Lucky Masilela, CEO of ZA Central Registry (ZACR) participated in a symbolic signing ceremony that...

175+ New gTLDs Delegated

24 March 2014

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced at ICANN 49 in Singapore that the number of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) that have been delegated now tops 175...

ICANN Seeks Public Comment on 2013 RAA Data Retention Specification Data Elements and Legitimate Purposes for Collection and Retention

21 March 2014

ICANN has been in discussions with a number of Registrars regarding data retention waiver requests (“Waiver Requests”) submitted under the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (the "2013 RAA...

Notice of Preliminary Determination To Grant Registrar Data Retention Waiver Request for NAMEWEB BVBA

21 March 2014

ICANN has made a preliminary determination that it is prepared to grant a data retention waiver request submitted by Registrar NAMEWEB BVBA under the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (the "2013 RAA")....

Public Comment Invited: Proposal for the Use of Mandatory Policy Advisory Boards for Regulated Industry Sector and Consumer-Trust-Sensitive New gTLD Strings

21 March 2014

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 21 March 2014 Categories/Tags: Top-Level Domains Contracted Party Agreements Purpose (Brief): The purpose of this public comment period is to obtain feedback and collect broader community...

ICANN Expands Global Stakeholder Engagement Team

20 March 2014

Click here to watch an interview with Michael Yakushev:

Audio Files, Transcripts from Community Calls with ICANN Board Chair and CEO

19 March 2014

Were you unable to join the community call with ICANN Board Chair Steve Crocker and ICANN President and CEO Fadi Chehadé on Saturday? Don't worry that you missed out, because an audio file and...

Annual Independent Audit RFP

18 March 2014

ICANN is issuing today a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify audit firms interested in performing ICANN's annual independent audit.

Full information is given in the RFP which can be found...

Internet Technical Leaders Welcome IANA Globalization Progress

14 March 2014

The leaders of the Internet technical organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet infrastructure (IETF, IAB, RIRs, ccTLD ROs,...

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