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Launch of the Extended Process Similarity Review Panel in the IDN ccTLD Fast Track Process

4 December 2013

On 27 June 2013 the ICANN Board approved an amendment to the Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) Fast Track...

New gTLD Collision Occurrence Management Plan Frequently Asked Questions

3 December 2013

ICANN's mission and core values call for ICANN to preserve and enhance the operational stability, reliability, security, and global interoperability of the Internet's system of unique identifiers (...

Study on Whois Misuse

27 November 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 27 November 2013 Categories/Tags: Policy Processes Purpose (Brief):

This study, conducted by Carnegie Mellon University's Cylab (CMU), examines the extent to which public Whois contact information for...

Protection of IGO and INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs (PDP) Recommendations for Board Consideration

27 November 2013

Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 27 November 2013 Categories/Tags: Contracted Party Agreements Policy Processes Purpose (Brief): To obtain community input on the recommendations recently adopted by the...

Experts to Discuss Benefits of Open Internet

20 November 2013

Buenos Aires, Argentina… ICANN President and CEO Fadi Chehadé, ICANN Board Member Olga Madruga-Forti and ...

New ICANN 48 Session Added

19 November 2013

Another session has been added to Wednesday's meeting schedule. At 07:00 ART (10:00 UTC) tomorrow, the ICANN community is invited to attend a session discussing the multistakeholder meeting in Brazil. Scheduled for an hour and a half, the session will include a continental...

High-Level Panel Organizes to Address Future of Internet Governance

17 November 2013

LOS ANGELES – A diverse global group of stakeholders from government, civil society, the private sector, the technical community and international organizations has formed a Panel on the Future of Global Internet Cooperation. The Panel's first meeting is scheduled for December 12 – 13 in London.

Focusing on...

The Nominating Committee Announces Selection of a Member to the ICANN Board of Directors

15 November 2013

The 2013 Nominating Committee (NomCom) is pleased to announce the selection of Wolfgang Kleinwächter as a member to the ICANN Board of Directors.

The position became vacant following the recent resignation of Board member Ms. Judith Duavit Vazquez, selected by the...

ICANN Selects Lead for Development of Name Collision Occurrence Management Framework

11 November 2013

ICANN signed an agreement with JAS Global Advisors LLC to lead the development of the Name Collision Occurrence Management Framework, in cooperation with the community. The statement of work for the development of the Framework can be found...


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