ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 6 April 2007
A weekly electronic newsletter from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
VeriSign Notice of Fee Change [PDF, 32 KB]
5 April 2007
ICANN in the News
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5 April 2007 | Looking to fortify its charter, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently released a report indicating it would like to change its legal status and become a private entity ...
5 April 2007 | The master-keeper of Internet addresses ending in ".com" and ".net" — two of the most popular domain name suffixes — said Thursday it would raise fees charged to register those names ...
ICANN Featured Individual: Kim Davies, IANA Technical Liaison
Kim Davies joined ICANN as IANA Technical Liaison. His primary responsibilities are for DNS root zone management, and other domain name related aspects of IANA's work.
Kim's previous role was as Technical Policy Advisor to CENTR, the Council of European National TLD Registries. His role on the CENTR secretariat, and his representation of European country code managers in international fora, brought additional knowledge and expertise to ICANN as ICANN continues to strengthen its service to IANA customers, particularly TLD managers. Kim's appointment continues to show ICANN's commitment to serving a global Internet community.
Prior to his appointment at CENTR Kim held a number of appointments concerned with Domain and ISP management, including as Head of Web Services for iiNet, an Internet Access company. He was also on the board of the .au domain manager auDA from its founding through to 2005, and was responsible for commissioning and operating a key Australian Internet exchange point. Kim was also the Principal of Cynosure Innovation, an Internet consulting business.
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Proposed Budget Fiscal Year 2006 – 2007 [PDF, 180 KB]
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