Newsletter

New Contributors To The Standing Panel Wanted

New Contributors To The Standing Panel Wanted

A press release from ICANN states recently that there is a current intention of expanding the Standing Panel which was used to manage the Public Interest Commitment Dispute Resolution Procedure. Members of the community who have worked in this field and want to contribute to the Internet community...

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ccTLD Approved for Macao

ccTLD Approved for Macao

A new ccTLDstring was released for Macao by ICANN, at their official meeting in Seoul, after going through the evaluation and approval process requested in such cases. There are also other countries who have been submitting similar requests, since 16th of November 2009, following the rule that the territory...

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New Sets of Suggestions from RSSAC

New Sets of Suggestions from RSSAC

Latest RSSAC’s meetings have resulted in two documents, namely RSSAC001 and RSSAC002, which come with a set of recommendations regarding the performance of the DNS root system.   In these documents, one could read about the best practice that root servers can offer and gives a guideline about...

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ICANN’s Global Commitment Within Internet Governance Today

ICANN’s Global Commitment Within Internet Governance Today

During the last ten years attention has been laid more and more on the organization of the Internet governance. That is why ICANN deals with an increasing degree of skepticism regarding its role in safeguarding the IANA functions. To these doubts and questions ICANN decided to answer with a series...

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BABY And .MLS Found Their Owners

BABY And .MLS Found Their Owners

A new string contention has been given to Power Auctions (ICANN’s authorized auction organizer) to be solved for the strings of . BABY and .MLS recently.   Due to the fact that the applicants could not find an amiable solution between themselves, the next step to be taken was to make a decision...

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Conclusions After ICANN and ISOC Conference

Conclusions After ICANN and ISOC Conference

A press statement from ISOC and ICANN was released about the meeting they had with the management of IETF and IAB to talk about the IANA supervising process and the NETMundial initiative. The conclusion of this meeting was that more efforts need to be done in order to ensure a successful and free...

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ICANN’s Survey Indicates High Degree Clients Gratitude

ICANN’s Survey Indicates High Degree Clients Gratitude

A new review ordered by ICANN and conducted by Ebiquity revealed a high level of clients gratitude of almost 93%.   This kind of indicator is studied every year and it usually takes into account five of the IANA functions, among which there are the domain names, protocol indicators and security...

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New Attack on ICANN’s Systems Stopped

New Attack on ICANN’s Systems Stopped

A report about an attack on ICANN’s infrastructure has been revealed recently and the results of it have been published.   Thus, the intrusion seems to have happened in November last year and it took the shape of electronic messages appearing to be sent from ICANN's domain to members of their...

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ICANN’s Donation Gives a New Boost to Internet Supervising Organizations

ICANN’s Donation Gives a New Boost to Internet Supervising Organizations

ICANN has made public through the voice of its CEO, Mr. Fadi Chehade, a new donation of $50.000 to the internet organizations that watch for its good operation.   This action came as part of ICANN’s commitment to take part to the strengthening of the Internet operational system and it will grant...

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ICANN To Evaluate Websites Access Possibilities

ICANN To Evaluate Websites Access Possibilities

An announcement from ICANN has informed recently about their search for a provider who will have to make an evaluation about website access possibilities following the rules concerning W3C Web Content.   This assessment will have to identify which are the most efficient tools and strategy to implement...

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