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First Public Comment Period begins on Draft Criteria for .net

28 May 2004

The GNSO has completed initial work to provide the ICANN Board with guidance on the criteria for designating a subsequent operator for the .net registry. The public is invited to submit comments on the...

ICANN publishes criteria for selecting independent evaluators of sTLD proposals.

6 May 2004

6 May 2004

ICANN is selecting a team of outside technical, business/financial and legal advisors to assist it in its review of sTLD applications. The panel members will be required to evaluate responses to the criteria and questions posted in the...

Public Comment period for sTLD applications has been extended

30 April 2004

ICANN has extended its Public Comment period for all of the new sTLD applications until 23.59 UTC 14 May. Interested parties are further encouraged to submit comments....

ICANN Issues Call for Transfer Dispute Resolution Service Providers

21 April 2004

ICANN is seeking expressions of interest from dispute resolution service providers wishing to handle second-level dispute resolution proceedings under the Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy and the corresponding Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy.

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2004 Nominating Committee Begins Work with New Chair

20 April 2004

At its Board meeting in Rome, ICANN announced the appointment of Jean-Jacques Damlamian as Chair of the 2004 Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee is an important part of ICANN's commitment...

Details on July 2004 ICANN Meeting to be Held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

16 April 2004

ICANN's next round of meetings will be held 19-23 July 2004 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The meetings are free to attend and open to any interested person. ICANN encourages broad participation in...

Announcement | ICANN Calls for Proposals to Host Meetings in 2005 and 2006

5 April 2004

ICANN is actively soliciting proposals from organizations seeking to host an ICANN Board of Directors Meeting in 2005 and 2006. In Rome the...

Announcement | Letter of Intent by ICANN and the NRO

2 April 2004

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO) are pleased to announce the signing of a letter of intent concerning a ...

ICANN Releases Request for Proposals for Sponsored Top Level Domain Names

1 April 2004

ICANN is inviting applications from all parties wishing to apply for new sTLDs. Interested parties can view the Request for Proposals (RFP) on...


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