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ICANN: IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group to Issue Request for Proposal (RFP) to Fulfill Secretariat Function

ICANN: IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group to Issue Request for Proposal (RFP) to Fulfill Secretariat Function

The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) to select a suitable contractor through ICANN process to perform its secretariat function.

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Stress Test: Reconsideration Request on Accountability Process Filed with ICANN Board by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

Stress Test: Reconsideration Request on Accountability Process Filed with ICANN Board by Philip Corwin, Internet Commerce Association

In a rapid follow-up to the unprecedented joint letter sent on August 26th by all members of the ICANN community questioning the proposed Accountability Process imposed by ICANN staff, three of the groups that signed that letter have now submitted a formal Reconsideration Request (RR) to the ICANN Board....

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.CLUB Claims First Of New gTLDs To Reach 100,000 Domains Sold

.CLUB Claims First Of New gTLDs To Reach 100,000 Domains Sold

.CLUB announced last Friday they are the first of the new gTLDs to reach 100,000 domain names sold - and in just over 100 days. It appears there are around 200 to 400 .club domains continuing to be registered every day.

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Nominet takes another step to increase the security of the UK namespace

Nominet takes another step to increase the security of the UK namespace

[news release] Nominet is boosting the security of the UK namespace to help protect it from attack and exploitation. As part of this, we’ll be offering two-factor authentication access to our Online Services (OS) to registrars later on this year. Two-factor authentication is a two-step verification...

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GNSO, ccNSO, GAC, ALAC and SSAC Issue Unprecedented Joint Letter Questioning ICANN's Staff-Imposed Accountability Process

GNSO, ccNSO, GAC, ALAC and SSAC Issue Unprecedented Joint Letter Questioning ICANN's Staff-Imposed Accountability Process

In another unpredicted development the entire community of ICANN stakeholders has sent a joint letter to CEO Fadi Chehade and the ICANN Board that strongly questions the “Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance – Process and Next Steps” document published by ICANN staff on August 14th over...

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ICANN: New L-Root Instance in Puerto Rico Will Help Mitigate Network Outages and Deliver Improved Internet Experience

ICANN: New L-Root Instance in Puerto Rico Will Help Mitigate Network Outages and Deliver Improved Internet Experience

[news release] Gauss Research Laboratory, Inc. (NIC.pr) announced today that it has successfully installed an L-Root instance in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This new instance will provide Internet resiliency to the region and reduce the response time their customers experience when making Domain Name System...

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Hosting.co.uk Launches New 'Flexible Approach' For Its Super-Affiliates

Hosting.co.uk Launches New 'Flexible Approach' For Its Super-Affiliates

Leading UK Web Hosting provider Hosting.co.uk have launched a new 'flexible approach' to its super-affiliate program designed to maximise affiliate marketers profits whilst providing UK consumers with low cost, best-in-class web hosting.

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ICANN: Implementing Rights Protection Mechanisms in the Name Collision Mitigation Framework

ICANN: Implementing Rights Protection Mechanisms in the Name Collision Mitigation Framework

Brief Overview: To determine the requirements on the appropriate Rights Protection Mechanisms for names removed from registry SLD Block Lists.

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Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Town Hall Meeting to take place at Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul

Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Town Hall Meeting to take place at Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul

ICANN staff invites all interested stakeholders to a Town Hall Meeting to discuss the Enhancing ICANN Accountability and Governance Process during the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey.

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ICANN: Call for Candidates: Seeking Advisors to the ICANN Accountability & Governance Coordination Group

ICANN: Call for Candidates: Seeking Advisors to the ICANN Accountability & Governance Coordination Group

In Short: The Accountability & Governance Public Experts Group is asked to select up to seven advisors to the ICANN Accountability & Governance Coordination Group. As part of executing its mandate, the Public Experts Group is issuing a Call for Candidates to encourage nominations from the community....

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