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ICANN Budget out for Comment

As happens every year ICANN has put their budget and plans out for public comment. The organisation’s overall budget has grown significantly over the last 10 years, as has the organisations staff headcount, number of offices and other aspects of its operations. However this year’s budget is going to be quite different from those of […]

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PIR Board Seats up for Grabs

PIR, which runs the .org domain name registry, is currently seeking applicants for positions on their board of directors. There are three positions available, one which starts immediately and two whose terms runs from the middle of 2018. Board positions have a 3 year term. If you’re interested the nominations are open until February 1st, […]

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Kelly Salter Elected to Nominet Board

The Nominet elections for a non-executive board member has concluded. Kelly Salter was elected and will serve on the Nominet board. The other votes, including the slightly controversial one to expand the board, yet exclude members will be voted on during the Nominet AGM tomorrow. The election results are broken down in the PDF below: […]

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RIPE Executive Board Nominations Close Next Week

RIPE NCC’s executive board will have 3 openings this year, as three of its current members finish their terms. The board positions are honorary, but RIPE NCC will cover costs and expenses involved with carrying out the board duties. Interested? You don’t need to be a RIPE member to join the board, but you will […]

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IEDR 2015 Annual Report Reveals Registrations Up 13%

The IEDR have published their annual report for 2015. Some key takeaways from it: IE ccTLD registration volumes are up 13% Domain renewal rate is 88.6% 54.34% of IE domains are registered by incorporated companies IEDR’s expenditure on marketing and related activities has increased significantly Overall company turnover is up 5% One of the possible […]

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Afnic Selects New Board Members

Afnic, the .fr domain name registry, held it’s General Assembly on June 10th. During the meeting they elected both a new chair to the Afnic board, as well as several new board members. Board members are drawn from a number of eligible groups. The new board members are: Two members for the “Registrars” college: Mr. Eric […]

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Cruz Sees Himself As Protector Of Internet Freedom

It looks like Senator Cruz’ letter writing campaign isn’t going to end any time soon. While previously the Senator and former US presidential hopeful was happy exchanging salvoes with ICANN he’s now switched gears and is instead focussing on NTIA and the US Department of Commerce. The latest letter is focussed on a very strange […]

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