ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 11 January 2008
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
11 January 2008 | Following the posting of the Frameworks and Principles for Accountability and Transparency, ICANN published a document that countenances some possible additional improvements in dispute resolution mechanisms.
11 January 2008 | ICANN released the first version of a new 'Dashboard' that will offer measurements of ICANN's performance in numerous areas across the organization.
10 January 2008 | An updated table indicates the current status within each RIR for the foreseen Global Policy for remaining IPv4 address space.
10 January 2008 | An updated table indicates the current status within each RIR for the proposed Global Policy for ASNs.
10 January 2008 | ICANN released a final draft of a key accountability document that has been amended to incorporate additional community input, including that of the Governmental Advisory Committee.
9 January 2008 | ICANN made its formal submission to the Midterm Review of the Joint Project Agreement (JPA) between ICANN and the United States Department of Commerce.
8 January 2008 | ICANN posted hotel information to help participants prepare for ICANN's 31st International Public Meeting in New Delhi, India from 10-15 February 2008.
8 January 2008 | Public comments are invited until 15 February on recommendations for future studies on the WHOIS system.
7 January 2008 | The GNSO Initial Report on Domain Tasting has been posted for comment.
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12 January 2008 | Wellington lawyer Peter Dengate Thrush might seem an unlikely choice to head an international internet governance body. New Zealand, after all, is hardly a cyberspace superpower - we have yet to produce a Google, Amazon or MySpace.
10 January 2008 | ICANN announced on Wednesday that it has made its formal midterm review submission of the Joint Project Agreement between ICANN and the United States Department of Commerce. ICANN says that with the JPA showing more signs of closure, this will enable the organization to move closer towards transitioning the domain name system to the private sector, something it has envisioned since its establishment.
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