ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 18 September 2009
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
18 September 2009 | The ICANN Board requested the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC), the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC), and the ICANN staff, including the IANA team, to study the potential issues regarding the addition of IDNs, IPv6 addresses, DNSSEC and substantial numbers of new TLDs to the root zone. Interisle was selected to perform this study. In the course of their study, they recommended that a modeling effort be undertaken with the assistance of TNO.
18 September 2009 | The ICANN Board Public Participation Committee will be holding a special public session on Monday 5 October at 15:00 UTC to discuss the Committee's work, focusing in particular on the Document Publication Operational Policy currently out for public comment.
17 September 2009 | As part ICANN's ongoing efforts to ensure the stability of the DNS, ICANN staff contracted with the DNS Operations, Analysis and Research Center as independent and well-respected experts to provide an analysis of the impact of adding IPv6, DNSSEC, and additional top-level domains to the ICANN-operated L root server.
16 September 2009 | ICANN has announced today that it has signed an exchange of letters with the country code top level domain (ccTLD) manager for .UA, Communications System Ltd.
16 September 2009 | As the result of the recent de-accreditation of registrar Red Register, Inc. (IANA ID 962), ICANN is seeking expressions of interest from ICANN-accredited registrars that might wish to assume sponsorship of the gTLD names that were previously managed by this registrar.
15 September 2009 | ICANN has terminated its accreditation agreement with registrar Red Register.
14 September 2009 | The GNSO is asking for public comments on issues relating to procedures for modifying registration information and transferring domain names between registers to inform the deliberations of the Working Group created to address these issues.
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