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Pre-Durban ICANN Policy Update Webinar Invitation 27 June 2013

3 June 2013

In order to participate, please RSVP via email to the GNSO Secretariat ( to receive the call details.

Whether you plan to participate in the upcoming...

Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from C I Host, Central Registrar, Power Brand Center, and Dotted Ventures to Astutium Limited

31 May 2013

ICANN has authorized the bulk transfer of gTLD domain names from three registrars: C I Host, Inc., Central Registrar, Inc. DBA, Power Brand Center Corp. to Astutium Limited due to compliance actions taken by...

NomCom Receives Largest Number of Applicants Since 2003

31 May 2013

The 2013 Nominating Committee application period closed on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 at 23:59 UTC.

At the deadline, the NomCom had received 110 Statements of Interest, more than in any one year after 2003, when there were also 110. This year, there are 12 candidates from Africa, 30 are from Asia/Australia/Pacific Islands, 32 are from Europe...

Security Studies on the Use of Non-Delegated TLDs, and Dotless Names

28 May 2013

ICANN's mission and core values call to preserve and enhance the operational stability, reliability, security, and global interoperability of the Internet. In pursuing these goals and following the direction of its Board of Directors as well as the advice of the Security...

Update on NGPC Progress on GAC Advice on New gTLDs

22 May 2013

The ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC) held a discussion in Amsterdam on 18 May 2013 regarding how and when it could address the Beijing GAC advice. The NGPC...

ICANN FY12 Form 990

14 May 2013

ICANN filed its Form 990 for the fiscal year ending 30 June 2012 with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on 14 May 2013 in compliance with the extended due date of 15 May 2013. The Form 990 is the United States return for organizations exempt from income taxes under...

FY14 Draft Operating Plan and Budget

10 May 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 10 May 2013 Categories/Tags: Operations-Finances ICANN Board/Bylaws Purpose (Brief):...

NGPC Progress on GAC Advice

10 May 2013

The ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC) wishes to share with the ICANN community its progress in consideration of the...

Whois Information Status Policy

10 May 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 10 May 2013 Categories/Tags: Top Level Domains Policy Processes Contracted Party Agreements Purpose (Brief):...

Location Recommendations Now Being Accepted for ICANN's 2015 Meetings in Africa, Latin America/Caribbean Islands, Europe

3 May 2013

ICANN is actively seeking locations for its three public meetings to be held 8-12 February 2015 in Africa, 21-25 June 2015 in Latin America/Caribbean Islands, and 18-22 October 2015 in Europe. Those in the geographic regions are invited to submit recommendations for...


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