ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 31 August 2007
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
31 August 2007 | An updated version of the proposed .MUSEUM sponsorship agreement is posted today for public comment.
ICANN in the News
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30 August 2007 | An aggressive price promotion in China of website domain names with the ".cn" top-level domain helped spur a fivefold increase in the number of websites using the suffix, according to the company that operates many of the web's core directories.
28 August 2007 | William Tan discusses ICANN's IDN TLD test bed plan which includes translations of the string .test into eleven written languages (Arabic, Chinese-simplified, Chinese-traditional, Greek, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Russian, Tamil and Yiddish) and ten scripts (Arabic, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Greek, Han, Hangul, Hebrew, Hiragana, Katakana, Tamil).
ICANN Featured Individual: Kurt Pritz, Senior Vice President, Services
Kurt Pritz is a qualified and practicing attorney with an impressive 20-year Corporate career in Executive Operational roles. As Vice President, Production at Walt Disney Imagineering, Mr. Pritz directed the engineering and manufacture of theme park shows worldwide. Prior to that, he worked as Plant Manager supervising over 200 employees for Eaton Corporation, the manufacture of electronic assemblies and avionics sub-systems. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Physics, an M.B.A. and a J.D.
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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