ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 5 June 2015
News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
Announcements This Week
5 June 2015 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") is seeking provider(s) to develop Label Generation Rules (LGRs) for multiple languages (and scripts) for use at the second level, based on a new machine readable formal representation available at https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-davies-idntables.
5 June 2015 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") is seeking one or more providers to conduct a technical study examining the impact of the New gTLD Program (the Program) on the DNS root system.
Advisory Concerning Registrar Obligations to Provide Data to ICANN Pursuant to Section 3.4.3 of the 2013 RAA
5 June 2015 | Section 3.4.3 of the 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement (the "2013 RAA") requires registrars to provide certain data, information, and records to ICANN upon request and incorporates a procedure by which ICANN and registrars can agree to limitations, protections, or alternative solutions in the event a registrar believes that the provision of such data to ICANN would violate applicable law or legal proceedings.
4 June 2015 | ICANN is seeking expressions of interest for leadership roles in the 2016 Nominating Committee (NomCom) - that of the 2016 NomCom Chair and Chair-Elect.
4 June 2015 | COREHUB S.R.L. ("Registrar") submitted to ICANN a Registrar Data Retention Waiver Request ("Waiver Request") on the basis of Registrar's contention that compliance with the data collection and/or retention requirements of the Data Retention Specification in the 2013 RAA violates applicable law in Spain.
ICANN Announces New Members Of The Public Interest Commitment Dispute Resolution Procedure (PICDRP) Standing Panel
3 June 2015 | The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has selected and entered into contracts with four new members of the Public Interest Commitments Dispute Resolution Procedure (PICDRP) Standing Panel.
3 June 2015 | Following Public Comment periods in December 2014 and April/May 2015, the Cross Community Working Group to Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal for Naming Related Functions (CWG-Stewardship) is working to finalize its proposal and aims to deliver it to SO/AC chartering organizations by 11 June.
1 June 2015 | The purpose of this Public Comment posting is to request community feedback on the Draft Report issued by Westlake Governance Limited (Westlake) on the Review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO).
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