ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 1 February 2008
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
Public Comments Requested on Initial Draft Fast-Track Mechanism for Introduction of a Limited Number of IDN ccTLDs
1 February 2008 | This is a first Discussion Draft of the Initial Report of the IDNC Working Group (IDNC WG). It is published for comment and input from the ICANN community.
31 January 2008 | In advance of the ICANN meeting in New Delhi, India, this announcement is to inform the community that ICANN is exploring a potential initiative for the certification of backend registry operators for new gTLDs.
31 January 2008 | The Automomica test raised no issue regarding the ability of root-severs and iterative mode resolvers to handle IDN TLD queries.
29 January 2008 | ICANN is looking to effectively end domain tasting with a proposal to start charging the annual ICANN fee on registrar domain registrations.
28 January 2008 | The Nominating Committee for ICANN is looking for volunteers to help it with the global task of coordinating the Internet's unique identifiers.
Extension Request for Input on the Preparation of the Issues Report from the IDN ccPDP Issues Manager
28 January 2008 | At its meeting on 2 October 2007, the ccNSO Council requested the creation of an Issue Report as a first step in launching a ccPDP.
ICANN in the News
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30 January 2008 | A proposal by the overseer of the Internet's addressing system could make it a lot easier for people to reserve the domain name they want for their Web site.
Wanted: Six Volunteers To Help Coordinate the Internet's Unique Identifiers (i-Technology News Desk)
28 January 2008 | "ICANN's work coordinating the Internet's addressing system is at the foundation of the Internet and its future - and we are always looking for people who want to make a contribution," said Hagen Hultzsch, Chair of the Nominating Committee of ICANN as he announced today that ICANN is looking for 6 volunteers. "The Internet is the most powerful communications tool in human history - and the incredible story is how much of this has been accomplished by dedicated volunteers."
26 January 2008 | The chairman and board of directors of ICANN, Chairman, Mr. Peter Dengate Thrush, says ICANN has 'outgrown' the expectations of the JPA.
Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Mid-term Review of the Joint Project Agreement between NTIA and ICANN (National Telecommunications and Information Administration)
18 January 2008 | The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S.Department of Commerce Department, will hold a public meeting on February 28, 2008, to discuss the mid-term review of the Joint Project Agreement (JPA) between the Department and ICANN.
4 February 2008 - ESNOG 1 - Madrid, Spain
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