ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 10 February 2012
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
Public Comment: Further Bylaw Changes Following Adoption of Revised Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Policy Development Process (PDP)
10 February 2012 | The proposed revisions are put out for public comment prior to Board consideration of incorporating revisions into the Bylaws.
10 February 2012 | Take a few minutes and send us your thoughts via ICANN's 2011 NomCom Survey today. All ICANN community members are invited to participate.
ICANN Reaffirms Commitment to Second Round in New gTLD Program, Seeks Public Comment on Trademark Protections, and Moves Forward on Applicant Support Program
9 February 2012 | On 7 February 2012, the ICANN Board reaffirmed ICANN's commitment to opening a second round of applications in the New gTLD Program as expeditiously as possible.
ICANN Board Reaffirms Commitment to Open Second Application Window for Generic Top-Level Domain Program [PDF, 292 KB]
9 February 2012 | ICANN's Board of Directors has passed a resolution reaffirming the organization’s commitment to open a second round of applications for the New generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) Program as expeditiously as possible.
Volunteers Sought to Help Evaluate Generic Top-Level Domain Applicants Seeking Financial Support [PDF, 293 KB]
7 February 2012 | ICANN is seeking volunteers who will assist in the evaluation of those organizations seeking financial support to apply for a new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD).
6 February 2012 | As the time of the opening of the new gTLD application window drew near, parties stated their perception that they will need to submit "defensive" gTLD applications as a means to protect their trademarks. ICANN is seeking public comment on the sources of this perception and how it can be addressed.
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