ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 13 April 2007
A weekly electronic newsletter from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
Afilias Notice of Fee Change [PDF, 217 KB]
13 April 2007 | Letter from Afilias Vice President Roland LaPlante to ICANN President and CEO Dr. Paul Twomey regarding fee change ...
ICANN in the News
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13 April 2007 | A programme to kick-start the use of internet communications in space has been announced by the US government. The Department of Defense's Iris project will put an internet router in space by the start of 2009 ...
11 April 2007
Writing in National Journal's Technology Daily, Andrew Noyes discusses the possibility of a massive Internet blackout caused by a distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on the backbone infrastructure of the 'Net...
9 April 2007 | Last week, a member of the board of the Internet Corporation for the Assignment of Names and Numbers, Susan Crawford, who is also founder of OneWebDay and a professor of law at the Cardozo Law School, analyzed various forms of Internet security failures during a lecture at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C. ...
ICANN At Work
- ICANN staff attended the International Conference on Security and Trust in Moscow, Russia.
- Jacob Malthouse, Regional Liaison for the Caribbean and Canada, visited Antigua for a meeting with NicAG and Montserrat for a first meeting with local officials. The goal of the meetings was to make introductions and to provide an overview of ICANN and information on the upcoming ICANN meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico in June 2007.
ICANN Featured Individual: Nick Ashton-Hart
Nick Ashton-Hart [full profile] is Director of At-Large for ICANN, where he is responsible for assisting and supporting the community of Individual Internet Users engaged in ICANN represent their views and in providing the staf and technical infrastructure to help them do so.
Previously to his engagement to ICANN, he was engaged in providing specialised services to non-governmental organisations, civil society representatives, for-profit and non profit industrial representatives in coalition-building, multilateral treaty development and strategies for being successful in interaction with UN agencies and member states. He specialises in helping disparate groups find common ground on difficult issues and then helping take that consensus and effectively represent it to audiences across the spectrum, political, industrial, for-profit and non-profit.
Our bylaws are very important to us. They capture our mission of security, stability and accessibility, and compel the organization to be open and transparent. Learn more at www.ICANN.org.
Adopted Budget Fiscal Year 2006 - 2007 [PDF, 172 KB]
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