ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 10 June 2011
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
10 June 2011 | The Second Milestone Report is being published for public comment. It deals with a very important issue: how can ICANN assist applicants from developing economies to increase their participation in the new generic Top-Level Domain (New gTLD) Program?
10 June 2011 | ICANN is issuing today a Request for Proposal (RFI) to identify a Contact Center Service Provider capable of supporting ICANN's New gTLD Applicant Support Center operations.
9 June 2011 | On April 20, 2011, ICANN announced its approach to move forward with the IDN Variant TLDs Issues Project. This project is dedicated to identifying the issues involved in the delegation of IDN Variant TLDs. We are pleased to announce the formation of six case study teams, comprising a total of 66 experts from 29 countries and territories.
Public Comment: The GNSO Council is Requesting Your Input on the New GNSO Policy Development Process
9 June 2011 | As part of the GNSO Improvements Process, which has as its objective to improve the structure and operations of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO), the Policy Development Process Work Team (PDP-WT) has now submitted to the GNSO Council its Final Report that outlines the proposed new GNSO Policy Development Process in the form of forty-seven (47) recommendations, an outline of the proposed new Annex A – GNSO Policy Development Process for the ICANN Bylaws as well as a supporting document that is envisioned to be included in the GNSO Council Operating Procedures as the PDP Manual.
9 June 2011 | In anticipation of the Singapore meeting, the WHOIS Policy Review Team wishes to solicit input from the Community on their Discussion Paper, which calls for feedback on issues identified by the Review Team.
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