ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 8 June 2012
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
8 June 2012 | The Following Public Comment periods are approaching their Comment or Reply Period Close dates, 07 – 17 June 2012.
Open-Source Reference Implementation of a Domain Name RESTful Whois Server - Responses to RFP Questions
8 June 2012 | The following 26 questions were submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org between 16 May and 5 June 2012. The full set of questions and responses are being posted on ICANN's website for the benefit of all the respondents.
6 June 2012 | Given the large number of new generic top-level domain (gTLD) applications, we will divide and evaluate them in batches.
5 June 2012 | To receive public comment on the Report prepared by the team of independent international experts as part of their review of ICANN's conflicts of interest and ethical frameworks.
4 June 2012 | As part of ICANN's ongoing focus on improving how the ICANN Board addresses conflicts of interest, as well as enhancing ICANN's ethical culture, ICANN is posting the work of the team of international ethic experts in this regard.
4 June 2012 | In advance of the Prague Meeting, ICANN is posting a group of documents on the status of negotiation of amendments to the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA).
4 June 2012 | As requested by the ICANN Board, ICANN is publishing the updated Roadmap for the coordination of the technical and policy discussions necessary to implement the recommendations outlined in SAC 051.
4 June 2012 | ICANN staff is seeking community input on the Preliminary GNSO Issue Report on the Protection of International Organization Names in new gTLDs.
4 June 2012 | ICANN has issued today a new version of the gTLD Applicant Guidebook.
4 June 2012 | The purpose of this public comment period is to obtain feedback and collect input on the proposed development timeline that will later inform the final version of the 2013-2016 Strategic Plan for approval.
4 June 2012 | This survey, conducted by the Interisle Consulting Group in Boston, MA, USA, is intended to help the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council determine the feasibility of conducting an extensive analytical study ("full study") into communication Relay and identity Reveal requests sent for gTLD domain names registered using Proxy and Privacy services.
4 June 2012 | The Generic Names Supporting Organization's (GNSO) Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) Part C Working Group has published its Initial Report and is looking for community input on its proposed recommendations for changes to the existing IRTP.
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