ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 13 July 2007
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
11 July 2007 | The North American region of At-Large has reached a consensus on the contents of a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") between the region and ICANN.
9 July 2007 | At the San Juan ICANN meeting, the ccNSO and GAC joint IDN working group finalized an issues paper relating to the introduction and selection of IDN ccTLDs associated with the ISO 3166-1 two letter codes. The paper can be found here [PDF, 41 KB].
9 July 2007 | Registrars and ICANN have negotiated a reduction in the transaction fees paid for each domain name registration. It is the second such reduction in two years, which means a drop from US$0.25 to US$0.20 cents.
ICANN Featured Individual: Daniel Halloran, Deputy General Counsel
Dan Halloran is ICANN's Deputy General Counsel. One of ICANN's longest-serving employees, having joined the organization in May 2000, Dan has previously served ICANN as a Registrar Liaison, Chief Registrar Liaison, and was the corporation's Acting Secretary before General Counsel John Jeffrey assumed that responsibility.
As Deputy General Counsel, Dan works along side John Jeffrey on all ICANN-related legal matters. Dan has particular knowledge and experience with gTLD registrar and registry matters.
Dan is a 1999 graduate of Loyola Law School and a member of the State Bar of California. He has fourteen years of legal experience including work as a private investigator, paralegal, law clerk, and litigation associate. He received paralegal certification from UCLA Extension (1994), has studied at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, and holds an AB degree from the University of Chicago (1990). Dan speaks and writes Spanish fluently, is familiar with Portuguese and has studied Mandarin Chinese.
22-27 July 2007 - 69th IETF - Chicago, IL, USA
26-27 July 2007 - Asian ICANN Registrar and Registry Gathering - Hong Kong, China
29 August - 7 September 2007 - APNIC 24 - New Delhi, India
29 August - 7 September 2007 - SANOG 10 - New Delhi, India
23 - 28 September 2007 - AfriNIC 7 - Durban, South Africa
17-19 October 2007 - ARIN XX - Albuquerque, NM, USA
22-26 October 2007 - RIPE 55 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Adopted Budget Fiscal Year 2007 - 2008 [PDF, 426 KB]
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