ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 18 May 2007
A weekly electronic newsletter from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
18 May 2007 | ICANN performed a Registrar Website Compliance Audit of all ICANN-Accredited Registrars' websites to determine compliance with Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) requirements.
17 May 2007 | In accordance with its bylaws, ICANN has posted the Proposed Budget for fiscal year 2007-08.
17 May 2007 | ICANN is requesting proposals to provide gTLD registrar data escrow services.
17 May 2007 | ICANN advises that the public meeting scheduled to be held from 29 October through 2 November 2007 will take place in Los Angeles, California, USA.
16 May 2007 | ICANN seeks consultation on continuation of delegated policy-making authority to TLD Sponsors
14 May 2007 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has signed its first accreditation agreement with a Senegal-based Registrar – Kheweul.com SA from Dakar.
ICANN in the News
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The End User: Positions on ICANN, the Internet Addressing Agency, are Open (International Herald Tribune)
16 May 2007 | Has the novelty of the Internet worn off? Vinton Cerf, chief Internet evangelist for Google and one of the Internet's founding fathers, suspects that after 30-some years, it may well have.
16 May 2007 | The list of generalised "top-level" internet domains (gTLDs) continues to grow, but many applications can recognise only some of these new domain suffixes.
ICANN Featured Individual: Maria Farrell, GNSO Policy Officer
Maria Farrell is an Irish national and studied History and Politics at University College Dublin (1990 - 1994) and worked in film and television production in Ireland and the UK for four years. She received an MA in Interactive Media from the Dublin Institute of Technology in 1999 and an MSc in Government from the London School of Economics in 2000. She is currently pursuing an MBA part-time at the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium.
In her prior career, Maria was Policy Manager for E-Business, IT and Telecoms at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris from 2002 to 2004. Prior to this, she worked in London as Policy Executive on Electronic Law at the Law Society of England and Wales, and Policy Adviser on E-Business for the Confederation of British Industry.
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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