ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 6 February 2015
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
6 February 2015 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that over 500 new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) have now been introduced into the Internet.
6 February 2015 | The CWG-Stewardship has created a Discussion Document for the ICANN 52 meeting in Singapore.
IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group - Fourth Face-to-Face Meeting & Public Session at ICANN 52
5 February 2015 | The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) will be holding its next face-to-face meeting from Friday, 6th to Saturday, 7th February 2015 from 09:00-17:00 SGT/ 01:00-09:00 UTC in Singapore.
4 February 2015 | In December, ICANN solicited Statements of Interest for inclusion on a Design Team to provide expert input into the plan to change the current DNS Root Zone Key-Signing-Key.
4 February 2015 | Veteran Internet technology expert Adiel Akplogan is joining ICANN in the newly created role of Vice President for Technical Engagement.
3 February 2015 | ICANN's 52nd Public Meeting is taking place in Singapore from 8 -12 February at the Raffles City Convention Centre. This meeting comes at a critical time especially with the recent developments since the historic NTIA announcement to transition stewardship of the IANA functions to the multistakeholder community last March 4, 2014.
3 February 2015 | ICANN is pleased to announce that the Generation Panel for the Armenian Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR) has been seated.
2 February 2015 | ICANN is posting a draft review report on the rights protection mechanisms (RPMs) established as safeguards in the New gTLD Program.
2 February 2015 | The Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) has elected Tripti Sinha, Assistant Vice President and Deputy CIO for the Division of Information Technology at the University of Maryland, as co-chair effective 1 January 2015.
2 February 2015 | The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG)'s Request for Proposals from the operational communities noted the following: "While the ICG is requesting complete formal proposals through processes convened by each of the operational communities, and that all interested parties get involved as early as possible in the relevant community processes, some parties may choose to provide comments directly to the ICG about specific aspects of particular proposals, about the community processes, or about the ICG's own processes. Comments may be directly submitted to the ICG any time via email to email@example.com."
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