ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 1 May 2015
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
1 May 2015 | The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) today announced that it has published its process for handling comments submitted to the ICG Forum
1 May 2015 | On the 26 April 2015, the Board met in Los Angles, California, and approved the ICANN Five-Year Operating Plan (FY16-FY20)
30 April 2015 | 30 April 2015 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that the first phase of its investigation into a data exposure issue in the New gTLD Applicant and GDD (Global Domains Division) portals has concluded. These portals contain information from applicants to ICANN's New gTLD Program and new gTLD registry operators. No other systems were affected.
28 April 2015 | The Cross Community Working Group to Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal for Naming Related Functions (CWG-Stewardship) released its 2nd draft proposal for public comment on 22 April. Following the opening of the public comment proceeding, the CWG-Stewardship Chairs hosted two briefing webinars on 24 April.
27 April 2015 | ICANN is releasing a set of documents that present an overview of the tasks of a Generation Panel as well as additional orientation and guidance.
Maximal Starting Repertoire Version 2 (MSR-2) for the Development of Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone
27 April 2015 | To support IDN labels in the root zone, the ICANN community, at the direction of the Board, undertook several projects to study and make recommendations on their viability and delegation. In the context of the implementation of the procedure, ICANN is pleased to announce that the Integration Panel has released the second version of the Maximal Starting Repertoire (MSR-2).
27 April 2015 | 27 April 2015 – ICANN today announced that the effective date of the Additional Whois Information Policy (AWIP) and Whois advisory is 31 January 2016. In addition, ICANN has published an updated Whois advisory based on input from the community.
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