ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 9 October 2009
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
8 October 2009 | ICANN has authorized a bulk transfer of registrar Red Register Inc.'s domain names to DirectNIC Ltd., due to the de-accreditation of Red Register Inc.
7 October 2009 | As requested by Community Members, the deadlines of the three following public comment periods have been moved to the 22nd of November: SSAC review WG draft report; NomCom review WG draft report; and Board review draft final report.
5 October 2009 | This advisory is intended to clarify that Part B of the Transfer Policy does permit ICANN to approve a bulk transfer of all of a registrar's names in a particular gTLD without requiring simultaneous transfer of its names in other gTLDs.
4 October 2009 | In the past several days, ICANN has announced recent milestones regarding changes in how the Internet community will use the Internet in the near future. These important developments include the plan for deployment of Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the next few months and significant progress in developing the model for delegating new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).
3 October 2009 | In June 2007 Interisle Consulting Group was contracted to undertake the external review of the Nominating Committee. The NomCom Review Finalization Working Group issues now for presentation at the Seoul meeting and for public comment its draft report.
3 October 2009 | The Board appointed JAS Communications as the consultants for the independent review of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee—SSAC. Based on its analysis of the available evidence and on the numerous comments received, the SSAC review WG releases now its draft report for presentation in Seoul and public comments.
3 October 2009 | ICANN appointed the Boston Consulting Group/Colin Carter & Associates to perform the external review of its Board of Directors; The WG releases now its draft final report, which will be presented at the Seoul meeting.
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