ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 29 May 2009
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
29 May 2009 | The Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) posted its Final Report on Trademark Protection in New gTLDs [PDF, 300 KB]. This Final IRT Report will be posted for a thirty (30) day comment period that closes on 29 June, 2009.
29 May 2009 | In response to community requests to view ICANN's expenses in reports more aligned with stakeholder interest areas, ICANN has developed a new financial report: Expense Area Group (EAG) reporting (formally known as Cost Analysis Group).
29 May 2009 | A wide range of amendments have been approved to the contract that defines the rules for the retail level of the Internet's domain name system.
29 May 2009 | Responding to a request from the ICANN Board, SSAC and RSSAC have commissioned a study of the potential impact on the operation of the root server system of adding IPv6 address records, IDN top level names, other new TLDs, and new records to support DNS security to the root zone.
28 May 2009 | An online question box where community members can ask questions directly to the ICANN Board and staff has opened.
28 May 2009 | On 26 May 2009, the GAC submitted a final letter responding to the ICANN Board's concerns about the ability to implement the provisions of article 2 of the GAC Principles regarding new gTLDs.
27 May 2009 | The final Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) report, originally called for by 24 May 2009 will be published on 29 May, 2009.
26 May 2009 | The Structural Improvements Committee approved for public comments the proposed Terms of Reference, which detail questions that would guide the independent review of ICANN's ccNSO.
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