ICANN staff informed the Registrar Stakeholder Group at the meeting in Seoul, Korea, that 638 registrars have either signed the new RAA or are in the process of signing it. While it may prove difficult to encourage all registrars to signup voluntarily ie. prior to contract expiry it's encouraging to see that the bulk of domain registrations are now covered by the new … [Read more...] about ICANN Registrars Switching to new RAA Update
Archives for October 2009
ICANN's website contains a LOT of information. Some of it is useful, some of it is fascinating, but it's all valuable (to someone)The problem with the current site is that has grown so much over time that it is practically unusable. Unless you spend a silly amount of time using it (and I do!) it's nigh on impossible to find anything. Even when you spend a lot of time using the … [Read more...] about ICANN Site Revamp Unveiled
The independent review of the ICM Registry bid for .xxx was held towards the end of September in Washington and the documents from this are now available onlineI'd love to summarise them, but there is a very large volume of information (hundreds of pages)If you have the time to read over them all they include witness statements from Vint Cerf, Milton Mueller, Paul Twomey and … [Read more...] about ICM Registry (.xxx) Independent Review Documents Available
PIR, which is behind the .org (dotOrg) registry, has issued a call for statements of interest from people interested in joining their board.According to the announcement on the ISOC site PIR is looking for two directors for the period covering July 2010 to July 2013.Full details of what they're looking for and the application process may be found hereWhile the announcement does … [Read more...] about PIR (dotOrg) Call For Directors
AFNIC, which runs the .fr registry, has published its Action Plan for 2010.While the "old chestnut" of DNSSEC is on the agenda (no surprise there!), there's also reference to a change in the registration rules. Under the current registration rules registrants need to supply an address in France. The proposed change is intended to open up registration to all French nationals … [Read more...] about AFNIC To Relax Registration Rules?