ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 30 August 2013
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
30 August 2013 | Los Angeles, California… ICANN’s Generic Domains Division announced today the conclusion of the Initial Evaluation (IE) phase of the new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLD) program. More than 1,700 applications have now moved to the next steps in the program.
30 August 2013 | At its meeting on 13 August 2013, the ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee (NGPC) adopted a resolution affirming that "dotless domain names" are prohibited.
29 August 2013 | Please join us for a webinar on Wednesday, 4 September 2013 at 14:00 – 15:00 UTC during which we will update the community on the project background and status.
28 August 2013 | Los Angeles, California… Theresa Swinehart, a leading expert on international Internet governance and policy and a major force in ICANN’s historical evolution, has been named Senior Advisor to the President on Global Strategy.
27 August 2013 | On 22 August 2013, the ICANN Board approved the FY14 Operating Plan and Budget. This document describes the planned core operations and project activities, aligned with the required funding, for the 2014 fiscal year.
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