ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 8 October 2010
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
8 October 2010 | Global input and ideas will be on the rise at the 39th International Public Meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers thanks to ICANN's on-going Fellowship program.
7 October 2010 | ICANN and UNESCO, in a letter of intent, have Identified the first area of joint collaboration in furtherance of the December 2009 Cooperation Agreement.
6 October 2010 | ICANN is releasing two documents pertaining to its ongoing efforts to ensure DNS (Domain Name System) stability of in light of potential root zone growth due to the delegation of new gTLDs (generic Top-Level Domains). Both documents are for public comment until 5 November.
6 October 2010 | ICANN has authorized a bulk transfer of 4Domains, Inc.'s gTLD domain names to Internet.bs Corp., due to a compliance action taken by ICANN that resulted in the de-accreditation of registrar 4Domains.
5 October 2010 | ICANN is launching the 12th round of applications for the Fellowship program, to facilitate participation in ICANN's 40th International Public Meeting to be held San Francisco, California on 13-18 March 2011.
5 October 2010 | As announced earlier within the updated Plan for Enhancing Internet Security, Stability & Resiliency, ICANN is posting the Safety and Security Plan for ICANN International Public Meetings.
Updated - Public Comment: FY 11 Update to Plan for Enhancing Internet Security, Stability & Resiliency
4 October 2010 | ICANN is providing an update to the public comment period on the FY 11 SSR Plan, with the posting of translations in Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish (note – the Chinese translation will be added early next week). Accordingly, the comment period is being extended to 3 November 2010 23:59 UTC.
4 October 2010 | The ICANN Participation and Engagement Staff, in conjunction with the work of the Board Public Participation Committee (PPC), provided two webinar briefing sessions on Monday 27 September at 15.00 and 24.00 UTC. If you are not able to participate in either of the two live sessions, we would like to encourage you to go through the slides and the MP3 file and to provide your feedback.
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