The Argentinian GAC member speaking in the ICANN public forum today forcibly voiced their objection to a new TLD application. The application that has been submitted for .patagonia that has been received by ICANN was made by a company and not by the region of Argentina. … [Read more...] about Argentinian GAC Opposes New TLD Application
Archives for June 2012
This weekend the 44th ICANN public meeting kicked off in Prague. Yesterday's big news came early in the morning with the announcement that "Digital Archery" had been "suspended". Whether it will come back to haunt new TLD applicants at a later date or not is not clear, though many attendees are hoping that it won't. Yesterday also saw the meeting between the GNSO and … [Read more...] about ICANN 44 Weekend Meetings
Yesterday afternoon ICANN held a press conference in Prague to announce two things: the new CEO who would replace Rod Beckstrom the interim CEO who would fill the role between Beckstrom's departure and October 1 The new CEO from October 1 2012 will be Fadi Chehadé but until he takes the reins ICANN's Chief Operating Officer Akram Atallah will be interim CEO. So this … [Read more...] about ICANN Leadership Confusion?
The Registrar Stakeholder Group has issued a statement on the RAA negotiations this evening. This is in response to the text and documents released by ICANN a couple of weeks ago. Statement from the Registrar Stakeholder Group The Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG) would like to provide this statement regarding the current status of RAA negotiations and the update posted on … [Read more...] about Registrar Stakeholder Group Issues Statement on RAA Negotiations
RIPE have announced that the 1000th LIR has signed up for RPKI. Considering that only a few months ago there was a distinct possibility that RPKI would be halted entirely in the RIPE region this milestone is of extra significance. Resource Certification offers LIRs validatable proof of holdership. In addition, it allows LIRs to make cryptographically verifiable statements … [Read more...] about RIPE RPKI Breaks 1000 Barrier