While the launch of .africa has been delayed the launch of .capetown, .joburg and .durban is going ahead on schedule. Tomorrow, July 1st, will see the opening of the sunrise and landrush: They've also released a video to explain how the process will work: http://youtu.be/uLa5w59qIVk … [Read more...] about South African DotCities Sunrise Open Tomorrow
I've written about Google and their "closed generic" applications several times over the last 18 months. I also had the pleasure of being on a discussion panel on the topic at the most recent ICANN meeting in Durban, South Africa. So it's pretty clear where I stand on the issue. So the latest letter to ICANN's board on the subject of Google's proposed changes to their … [Read more...] about Google’s .Cloud Application Coming Under Fire (Again)
ICANN's first public meeting of 2013 will be held in Beijing in April, but they've opened registration for the subsequent one in Durban, South Africa in July. The July meeting - ICANN 47 - will be held in Durban International Convention Centre with hotel accommodation available in the surrounding area. However attendees need to be careful when booking as the cancellation … [Read more...] about Going To ICANN 47 Durban? Check The Hotel Restrictions!
ICANN's 47th public meeting will take place in Durban, South Africa from 14th to 19th July 2013. The meeting location was confirmed in the most recent ICANN board minutes. The .za Domain Name Authority will be the local hosts. Here's the relevant snippet from the board resolution: Whereas, ICANN intends to hold its second Meeting for 2013 in the Africa region as per … [Read more...] about ICANN 47 Confirmed For Durban South Africa