ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 5 June 2009
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
5 June 2009 | ICANN is immediately seeking expressions of interest for the 2010 Nominating Committee (NomCom) Chair.
5 June 2009 | ICANN in coordination with the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago ("NORC") has undertaken a study of domain name Whois contact data accuracy.
5 June 2009 | The ICANN Board has now received a fourth formal petition from the prospective City Top-Level Domain (CTLD) Constituency.
ICANN to Work with United States Government and VeriSign on Interim Solution to Core Internet Security Issue
3 June 2009 | ICANN will work with the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and VeriSign on the goal of an operationally Signed Root Zone as soon as feasible in 2009.
3 June 2009 | In order to ensure that the resources are prioritized and administered appropriately, the Travel Support Guidelines have been updated for FY10, as reflected in this Community Travel Support Guidelines for public comment paper.
1 June 2009 | "Improving Institutional Confidence: The Way Forward," was published for community review and follows from the work of the President's Strategy Committee (PSC).
1 June 2009 | ICANN and TJ TLD Registry, the manager for the Tajikistan country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) signed the 50th arrangement under the AF programme.
31 May 2009 | The second version of the Applicant Guidebook for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) generated continued public interest, as expressed by over 200 comments received.
31 May 2009 | One more paper is being included in the Fast Track Implementation package, Cost Analysis of IDN ccTLDs: Focus on Program Development and Processing Costs. This paper provides cost analyses of the IDN ccTLDs including the costs to process a request for a new IDN ccTLD as well as the development costs associated with IDN policy and the Fast Track process.
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