ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 18 April 2008
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
18 April 2008 | On 15 April 2008, the nomination period closed to be considered for one of the six open leadership positions. The Nom Com received 78 Statements of Interest from candidates worldwide.
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18 April 2008 | About 250 country-code domain names exist for various nations or territories around the world, used as suffixes in the Internet addresses crucial for computers to find Web sites and route e-mail. Outside the United States, these suffixes are often preferred over the global ".com" as a source of national pride. But deciding who gets to have one or keep one can be tricky.
Separatist won't have easy time getting distinct Quebec identity on the Internet (The Canadian Press)
15 April 2008 | A Parti Quebecois member of the provincial legislature who wants to create a distinct Quebec identity on the World Wide Web will first have to get the nod from a United Nations agency.
12 - 15 May 2008 - ITU Africa Telecom - Cairo, Egypt
20 June 2008 - EGENI Europe 2008 - Paris, France
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