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Date Correspondence Sender Affiliation Issue Related Correspondence
12 February 2018 Letter from SO/AC Chairs to SSR2 Review Team [Published 21 February 2018] SO/AC Chairs SSR2 Review Status

Letter from GNSO Council to SO/AC Leaders [Published 21 February 2018]

Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Patrik Fältström [Published 22 December 2017]

Letter from Patrik Fältström to ICANN Board & SSR2 Review Team [Published 9 November 2017]

Letter from Chris Disspain to SO/AC/SG/C Leaders [Published 30 October 2017]

Letter from Steve Crocker to SSR2 Review Team [Published 28 October 2017]

12 February 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Manal Ismail [Published 12 February 2018] Chair | ICANN Board of Directors GAC Communiqué GAC Communiqué – Abu Dhabi, UAE [Published 7 November 2017]
09 February 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Alan Greenberg [Published 12 February 2018] Chair | ICANN Board of Directors Enabling inclusive, informed, and meaningful participation at ICANN.  
09 February 2018 Letter from Akinori Maemura to Ted Hardie & Rod Rasmussen [Published 12 February 2018] Chair | ICANN Board IDN Working Group Review of IDN Implementation Guidelines  
09 February 2018 Letter from Alan Greenberg, Cathrin Bauer-Bulst & Susan Kawaguchi to Cherine Chalaby [Published 13 February 2018]

Chair | RDS-WHOIS2
Vice-Chair | RDS-WHOIS2
Vice-Chair | RDS-WHOIS2

RDS-WHOIS2 - Terms of reference & work plan  
08 February 2018 Letter from Matan Uziel to Akram Atallah, Susanna Bennett, Duncan Burns & John Jeffrey et al. [Published 13 February 2018] Real Women Real Stories Question about .WOMEN domains  
07 February 2018 Letter from Karla Hakansson to Joseph Weissman [Published 7 February 2018] Director, Registry Services | Global Domains Division | ICANN O.COM RSEP

Letter from Joseph Weissman to John Jeffrey [Published 24 January 2018]

Letter from Joseph Weissman to John Jeffrey [Published 16 January 2018]

07 February 2018 Letter from Roberto Viola to Göran Marby [Published 07 February 2018] Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology | European Commission Technical input on Proposed WHOIS Models on behalf of the European Union Letter from Dimitris Avramopoulos, Věra Jourová & Sir Julian King to Göran Marby [Published 29 January 2018]
06 February 2018

Letter from GNSO Council to SO/AC Leaders [Published 21 February 2018]

GNSO Council Input of the GNSO Council on the current status and next steps of the Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS Review Team

Letter from SO/AC Chairs to SSR2 Review Team [Published 21 February 2018]

Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Patrik Fältström [Published 22 December 2017]

Letter from Patrik Fältström to ICANN Board & SSR2 Review Team [Published 9 November 2017]

Letter from Chris Disspain to SO/AC/SG/C Leaders [Published 30 October 2017]

Letter from Steve Crocker to SSR2 Review Team [Published 28 October 2017]

02 February 2018 Letter from Constantine Roussos to Göran Marby [Published 13 February 2018] Founder | DotMusic DotMusic Analysis of .MUSIC CPE Process & FTI Reports for ICANN Board

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board & Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC) [Published 19 January 2018]

Letter from ICANN to Arif Ali [Published 11 July 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Chris Disspain & Jeffrey LeVee [Published 19 June 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Jeffrey LeVee[Published 31 May 2017]

Letter from Jeffrey LeVee to Arif Ali [Published 16 May 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Göran Marby and the ICANNBoard [Published 3 May 2017]

02 February 2018 Letter from Akram Atallah to Kostyantyn Yun [Published 02 February 2018] President, Global Domains Division | ICANN Registrar Accreditation Letter from Kostyantyn Yun to Göran Marby [Published 09 December 2017]
02 February 2018 Letter from Karla Hakansson to Zak Muscovitch [Published 02 February 2018] Director, Registry Services | Global Domains Division | ICANN Release of Single-Character Domains

Letter from Zak Muscovitch to John Jeffrey & Karla Hakansson [Published 08 January 2018]

Letter from Aaron D. Hoag to John O. Jeffrey [Published 15 December 2017]

31 January 2018 Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published on 05 February 2018] Dechert LLP New gTLD Application for .GAY CPE Review

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 19 January 2018]

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 30 January 2018]

31 January 2018 Letter from Becky Burr & Maarten Botterman to Erika Mann & Ching Chiao [Published 01 February 2018] ICANN Board Liasons to the CCWG-AP New gTLD Auction Proceeds Letter from Erika Mann & Ching Chiao to ICANN Board [Published 21 December 2017]
31 January 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Ted Hardie [Published 01 February 2018] Chair | ICANN Board of Directors Employing Root Zone Label Generation Rules for IDN TLDs Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Support Organizations & Advisory Committees [Published 29 January 2018]
29 January 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Support Organizations & Advisory Committees [Published 29 January 2018] Chair | ICANN Board of Directors Employing Root Zone Label Generation Rules for IDN TLDs Letter from Cherine Chalaby to Ted Hardie [Published 01 February 2018]
29 January 2018 Letter from Dimitris Avramopoulos, Věra Jourová & Sir Julian King to Göran Marby [Published 29 January 2018] European Commission Concerns Regarding GDPR and WHOIS Letter from Roberto Viola to Göran Marby [Published 07 February 2018]
25 January 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Hon. Robert Latta [Published 25 January 2018] President & CEO | ICANN New gTLD Application for .CPA Letter from Hon. Robert Latta to Göran Marby [Published 12 January 2018]
24 January 2018 Letter from David Conrad & Akram Atallah to Jeff Neuman & Cheryl Langdon-Orr [Published 25 January 2018]

Chief Technology Officer | ICANN

President, Global Domains Division | ICANN

Subsequent Procedures Maximum Delegation Rate for New gTLDs Letter from Avri Doria & Jeff Neuman to David Conrad & Akram Atallah [Published 12 November 2017]
23 January 2018 Göran Marby to Claudia Selli [Published 23 January 2018] President & CEO | ICANN ICANN Compliance for WHOIS and GDPR Letter from Andrew Mack to Göran Marby [Published 14 December 2017]
23 January 2018 Göran Marby to Brian Winterfeldt [Published 23 January 2018] President & CEO | ICANN Concerns Regarding GDPR and WHOIS Letter from Brian Winterfeldt to Göran Marby [Published 20 December 2017]
20 January 2018 Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 30 January 2018] Dechert LLP New gTLD Application for .GAY Reconsideration Request

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published on 05 February 2018]

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 19 January 2018]

19 January 2018 Letter from Cherine Chalaby to David J. Redl [Published 19 January 2018] Chair | ICANN Board of Directors Suspension of the Security and Stability Review Letter from David J. Redl to Cherine Chalaby [Published 13 December 2017]
18 January 2018 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Mohamed El Bashir [Published 19 January 2018] Senior Vice-President | Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives AFRALO/AFRICANN Abu Dhabi Joint Community Statement - GDPR Letter from Mohamed El Bashir to ICANN Board of Directors [Published 30 November 2017]
16 January 2018 Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board & Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC) [Published 19 January 2018] Dechert LLP New gTLD Application for .MUSIC Reconsideration Request and CPE Review

Letter from Constantine Roussos to Göran Marby [Published 13 February 2018]

Letter from ICANN to Arif Ali [Published 11 July 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Chris Disspain & Jeffrey LeVee [Published 19 June 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Jeffrey LeVee[Published 31 May 2017]

Letter from Jeffrey LeVee to Arif Ali [Published 16 May 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Göran Marby and the ICANNBoard [Published 3 May 2017]

15 January 2018 Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 19 January 2018] Dechert LLP New gTLD Application for .GAY and CPE Review

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published on 05 February 2018]

Letter from Arif Ali to ICANN Board [Published 30 January 2018]

Letter from Chris Disspain to Arif Ali [Published 10 October 2017]

Letter from ICANNto Arif Ali [Published 11 July 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Chris Disspain & Jeffrey LeVee [Published 19 June 2017]

Letter from Christine Willett to Jamie Baxter et al. [Published 17 May 2017]

Letter from Jamie Baxter to Steve Crocker [Published 8 May 2017]

Letter from Jeffrey LeVee to Arif Ali [Published 16 May 2017]

Letter from Arif Ali to Göran Marby and the ICANNBoard [Published 7 April 2017]

Letter from Arif H. Ali to Göran Marby and Members of the Board [Published 1 February 2017]

15 January 2018 Letter from Göran Marby to Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin [Published 16 January 2018] President and CEO | ICANN General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Letter from Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin to Cherine Chalaby and Göran Marby [Published 06 December 2017]
13 January 2018 Letter from Zahid Jami, Hans Petter Holen & J. Damon Ashcraft to Cherine Chalaby & Göran Marby [Published 22 January 2018] Chairs | NOMCOM Request for Administrative and Operational Support  
13 January 2018 Letter from Brian Winterfeldt to Göran Marby [Published 19 January 2018] President | Intellectual Property Constituency Models for GDPR Compliance
12 January 2018 Letter from Joseph Weissman to John Jeffrey [Published 24 January 2018] Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burnsm LLP O.COM RSEP

Letter from Karla Hakansson to Joseph Weissman [Published 7 February 2018]

Letter from Joseph Weissman to John Jeffrey [Published 16 January 2018]

4 January 2018 Letter from Yong Wan Ju to Jia-Rong Low [Published 15 January 2018] Vice President | Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) Establishment of a partnership center, known as the Internet and DNS Engagement Center in Seoul Letter from Jia-Rong Low to Yong Wan Ju [Published 15 January 2018]
4 January 2018 Letter from Jia-Rong Low to Yong Wan Ju [Published 15 January 2018] Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Asia Pacific | ICANN Establishment of a partnership center, known as the Internet and DNS Engagement Center in Seoul Letter from Yong Wan Ju to Jia-Rong Low [Published 15 January 2018]
2 January 2018 Drazen Lucic to Göran Marby [Published 28 January 2018] President of Council | Hakom Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries GDPR Impact on WHOIS Compliance  
2 January 2018 Letter from Theresa Swinehart to Middle East Community [Published 3 January 2018] Senior Vice President, Multistakeholder Strategy & Strategic Initiatives | ICANN Middle East ICANN Community Statement Letter from Middle East Space to ICANN Board of Directors [Published 27 November 2017]
Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."