ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 23 September 2011
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
20 September 2011 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has named Jim Trengrove as its Senior Director of Communications.
20 September 2011 | Whether you plan to participate in the upcoming ICANN meeting in Dakar remotely or in person, you're invited to a quick reminder of the background and current status of each major policy issue currently under discussion in ICANN.
19 September 2011 | ICANN today launched a micro website for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs), a program that heralds one of the biggest changes to the Internet in its history.
19 September 2011 | Having concluded the detailed stakeholder discussions on policy and implementation for the New gTLD Program, ICANN is preparing for its launch: applications for new gTLDs are planned to be accepted 12 January – 12 April 2012. (Note: all applicants must at least register in the online application system by 29 March 2012.)
19 September 2011 | This program seeks to facilitate partnerships with those seeking assistance in launching a new gTLD with those in the community able and eager to provide assistance.
19 September 2011 | ICANN has just launched a new "micro-site" as the online home for information about the New Generic Top-Level Domain (New gTLDs) Program. The micro-site is designed to help everyone interested in new gTLDs, regardless of their level of knowledge.
19 September 2011 | With a view to issuing a draft final report by the ICANN Dakar meeting, the WHOIS Policy Review Team will hold a two-day face-to-face meeting in Marina del Rey (Los Angeles) on 20-21 September 2011.
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