ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 8 June 2007
A weekly electronic newsletter from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
8 June 2007 | ICANN is opening a comment period on the proposed amendment [PDF, 25 KB] to implement the new registry service proposed by NeuStar to offer Bulk Transfer After Partial Portfolio Acquisition (BTAPPA) to consenting registrars in the circumstance where one ICANN-accredited registrar purchases, by means of a stock or asset purchase, merger or similar transaction, a portion but not all, of another ICANN-accredited registrar's domain name portfolio in the .BIZ top-level domain.
ICANN Response to One World Trust Review of ICANN's Accountability and Transparency — Structures and Practices and Update on Management Operating Principles Development Consultation
7 June 2007 | ICANN commissioned the One World Trust (OWT) organisation (http://www.oneworldtrust.org) to review ICANN's transparency and accountability as one of a number of initiatives aimed at further improvements in this area. ... The attached document outlines ICANN's response to each of the recommendations in the OWT report.
7 June 2007 | On 11 May 2007, ICANN opened a public comment period on a proposal from Telnic Ltd. to amend the terms in the .TEL Registry Agreement concerning the public display of Whois information, www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-11may07.htm. In accordance with requests, ICANN is extending the public comment period through 28 June 2007.
6 June 2007 | ICANN has announced an accountability framework with the country code top level domain (ccTLD) manager for .sv, delegated to SVNet in 1994, a not-for-profit organization based in El Salvador.
4 June 2007 | ICANN has launched a new media registration service for journalists planning on covering the 29th International Public Meeting being held in San Juan, Puerto Rico 25-29 June, 2007.
ICANN in the News
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7 June 2007 | Imagine if each time a British internet user entered an e-mail or website address, they would be required to include a Chinese or Cyrillic character. For millions of non-English speakers around the world, this is precisely what they experience when they use the internet as the domain name system is unable to fully accommodate their local language.
6 June 2007 | More than a dozen years after companies and individuals first began to snap up Internet domains, demand continues to be strong.
ICANN Featured Individual: Steve Antonoff, Director of Human Resources
Steve Antonoff joined ICANN as Director of Human Resources in March 2007. In this capacity Steve is responsible for the global human capital activities of the organization with a particular emphasis on performance management, sourcing qualified individuals to join the ICANN team, and developing efficiencies in process and procedure.
Steve's previous experience includes senior level Human Resources positions with such diverse organizations as Hyundai Motor America, LA Gear, QANTAS Airways, and Mercury Air Group. He holds a B.S. in Political Science from Hofstra University (Hempstead, New York), an MBA in Accounting from New York University, and attended law school at Seton Hall University Law School (Newark, New Jersey).
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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