ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 16 February 2007
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Announcements This Week
16 February 2007
15 February 2007 | The ICANN Office of the Ombudsman has released a report [PDF, 65 KB] concerning the At-Large Advisory Committee and its handling of an application for At-Large Status. The Ombudsman's Report contains twelve recommendations.
RSSAC and SSAC Seek Community Feedback on DNS Resolver Support for IPv6 DNS Records and DNS Extensions (EDNS0)
12 February 2007 | The joint committees are soliciting feedback from the Internet community on whether DNS servers (software and hardware appliance) organizations use to provide recursive name service will operate correctly when IP version 6 (type AAAA) resource records are added to the root hints file and root zone.
12 February 2007
ICANN in the News
16 February 2007
12 February 2007
7 February 2007
ICANN Featured Individual: Patrick Jones, Registry Liaison Manager
Patrick Jones is ICANN's Registry Liaison Manager. In that capacity he manages the process for new registry services, and assists gTLD registries with any ICANN-related issues. Patrick is currently serving as project manager for ICANN's registry failover plan and data escrow review. Patrick is also providing support to the 2007 Nominating Committee.
Patrick joined ICANN in March 2006 after working for nearly five years in a law firm in Washington DC, where he assisted with e-commerce issues, domain name protection and intellectual property enforcement for a variety of clients, including the International Olympic Committee and the American Red Cross. In addition, Patrick provided government relations and policy consulting on new TLDs. From 2001 – 2005, he maintained UDRPlaw.net, an informational website on domain name disputes. UDRPlaw.net was one of the first informational websites on the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy.
Before working in Washington, Patrick served as a law clerk in the Office of General Counsel to the National Collegiate Athletic Association in Indianapolis, Indiana. Patrick holds a law degree from Indiana University School of Law — Indianapolis and is a 1996 graduate of Wabash College with a degree in Political Science (international relations specialization).
22 – 23 February 2007 — GNSO Top Level Domain Committee Meeting, Los Angeles, USA
The GNSO Council's new Top Level Domain Committee is meeting in Los Angeles 22 & 23 February 2007 to continue its consultation on policies for the introduction of new top level domains. The Committee's work over the last twelve months can be found at http://gnso.icann.org/issues/new-gtlds/. The Committee will be revising the draft Final Report (found at http://gnso.icann.org/drafts/GNSO-PDP-Dec05-FR-14Nov06.pdf [PDF, 132 KB]) in time for ICANN's Lisbon meeting. The meetings are open to observers and will be accessible through a teleconference bridge for remote participants.
24 – 25 February 2007 — Meeting of GNSO's Task Force on Policies for Contractual Conditions for Existing Registries (PDP Feb06), Los Angeles, USA
The GNSO's Task Force on Policies for Contractual Conditions for Existing Registries (PDP Feb06) will be meeting in Los Angeles on 24 & 25 February 2007 to complete its work on the Task Forces draft recommendations. The working documents of the Task Force can be found at http://gnso.icann.org/drafts/GNSO-PDP-Feb06-TFR-07nov06.pdf [PDF, 276 KB]. The meetings are open to observers and will be accessible through a teleconference bridge for remote participants.
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Strategic Plan, July 2007 – June 2010 [PDF, 72 KB]
Proposed Budget Fiscal Year 2006 – 2007 [PDF, 180 KB]
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