ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 19 March 2010
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
ICANN Accredited Registrar, Lead Networks, Placed Under the Responsibility of a Court Appointed Receiver
17 March 2010 | Bret Fausett, Of Counsel at Adorno Yoss Alvarado & Smith, was appointed receiver of ICANN-accredited registrar, Lead Networks, Pvt. Ltd., by the United States District Court for the Central District of California in the action entitled VERIZON CALIFORNIA INC., et al. v. LEAD NETWORKS DOMAINS PRIVATE LIMITED et al, Case No. CV-09-00613 ABC (CWx).
16 March 2010 | ICANN received 25 candidatures following the Call for Applicants for volunteer Review Team Members on the Accountability and Transparency review. SO/ACs will inform ICANN of the candidatures they wish to endorse by March 17th.
15 March 2010 | In closing ICANN's 37th international meeting in Nairobi, ICANN's Board chose to continue with the current implementation plans leading to launch of the New gTLD Program, rather than pursuing a proposal to institute a system of Expressions of Interest, a pre-registration process for those wishing to apply for a new generic top-level domain.
12 March 2010 | The GNSO Council has initiated a policy development process on the topic of Vertical Integration between Registrars and Registries. At its 10 March 2010 meeting, the GNSO Council formed a working group to perform the activities of this PDP, and is now seeking volunteers to serve on the working group. If you would like to participate in this working group as a volunteer, kindly respond by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 22 March.
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