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IANA Naming Function Review Bylaws Changes

9 March 2023

Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) opened a new Public Comment proceeding.

ICANN seeks input on the proposed changes to the ICANN Bylaws that define IANA Naming Function Reviews. The first IANA Naming Function Review (IFR) Team recommended a Bylaws update to remove a duplication. There are also additional changes recommended that address composition issues faced by the RySG and ccNSO and clarifications to remove questions for the consideration of future IFR Final Reports.

For more information and to participate in this proceeding, please visit this webpage.

Open for Submissions Date: Thursday, 09 March 2023

Closed for Submissions Date: Tuesday, 18 April 2023


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