ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 12 December 2014
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
Launch of the Implementation Advisory Group to Review Existing ICANN Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law
12 December 2014 | We are pleased to announce the launch of the Implementation Advisory Group to Review the Existing ICANN Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law (IAG-WHOIS Conflicts). Sixty-one (61) individuals responded to the Call for Volunteers.
11 December 2014 | A Registry Services Evaluation Policy (RSEP) request was submitted by Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft to allow the release of country and territory names for .BMW and .MINI top-level domains (TLDs).
Nomination Period Opens For 2015 ICANN Multistakeholder Ethos Award | Award Presentation Planned for ICANN 53 | Nominations Close 02 March 2015
10 December 2014 | ICANN is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination period for ICANN's 2015 Multistakeholder Ethos Award Program. This award program seeks to recognize long-standing community members who have served in leadership roles in multiple ICANN working groups or committees and demonstrated collaboration with different supporting organizations and/or advisory committees.
9 December 2014 | ICANN is posting for public comment the proposed agreement for renewal of the 2005 Registry Agreement for .JOBS which is set to expire on 5 May 2015.
RSSAC Approves Advisories on Service Expectations of Root Servers and Measurements of the Root Server System
9 December 2014 | At its regular meeting on 20 November 2014, the RSSAC approved RSSAC001 and RSSAC002, the first two formal advisories produced by the RSSAC under its reorganized structure.
8 December 2014 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) Nominating Committee (NomCom) invites interested individuals to submit applications and/or to recommend candidates for ICANN's key leadership positions.
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