ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 18 January 2008
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
18 January 2008 | Colorful graphics and a modern design outfit this new-look website with improved functionality and usability for visitors. The site is not only an important resource for on-site meeting participants, but also an essential element for those who wish to participate remotely.
18 January 2008 | ICANN is seeking expressions of interest from entities experienced in developing and managing auction processes. ICANN has identified several areas where auctions might be an appropriate tool, such as the efficient disposition of data from terminated registrars and registries, the allocation of single-character second-level domain names, and perhaps, resolution of contention between competing commercial applicants for identical strings in the application process for new generic Top Level Domains.
ICANN in the News
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14 January 2008 | The internet could soon be burst wide open to a broad spectrum of alphabets, including Arabic, Chinese and Cyrillic. Testing of domain names in non-Latin alphabets is being carried out by the U.S.-based ICANN.
14 January 2008 | Regulation of NGN unavoidable even if undesirable, say experts.
ICANN at Work
Leo Vegoda attended the 9th UKNOF meeting in London this week. He gave a talk about measuring DNS queries received at the root DNS servers for unallocated IPv4 addresses (http://www.uknof.org.uk/uknof9/Vegoda-Unallocated.pdf). About 80 people attended the event. A webcast of the event is available from the web site at http://www.uknof.org.uk/uknof9/.
10 - 18 January 2008 - SANOG - Dhaka, Bangladesh
4 February 2008 - ESNOG 1 - Madrid, Spain
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