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ICANN 59 Full Schedule Published

The full schedule for ICANN 59, the policy forum, which is being held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from June 26 – 29 has been published. As this is a “policy forum” there are fewer frills ie. no big opening ceremony, gala or board meeting. As they’ve been doing for the last few […]

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León Felipe Sánchez Ambía Elected to ICANN Board

León Felipe Sánchez Ambía has been elected by ALAC to the ICANN Board. Mr Sánchez Ambía will be seated at ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi in November. The current ALAC appointee to the Board Rinalia Abdul Rahm was seated 3 years ago. León bio is below: León Felipe Sánchez Ambía is an intellectual property attorney graduated from the […]

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ICANN CEO to Speak at WHD Global

ICANN CEO Göran Marby will be speaking at WHD Global next month in Germany. Marby is scheduled to speak on Wednesday March 29th. The title of his talk suggests that he’ll be trying to get more of the hosting community to engage with ICANN: “Shape the future of the Internet: Your business depends on it.” […]

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ICANN Appoints Jamie Hedlund to Contractual Compliance & Consumer Safeguards Role

ICANN has announced a replacement for Allen Grogan. Grogan had been the head of Contractual Compliance, but announced several months ago that he was leaving the organisation. With today’s announcement ICANN fills the position quite quickly, though whether or not the appointment of one of their existing senior staff makes sense or not remains to […]

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ICANN Seeking Volunteers for WHOIS Review

ICANN announced yesterday that it is seeking volunteers for the WHOIS review team. To be more precise, the review is actually focussed on the “Registration Directory Service”, as the terminology and technology is evolving. There are currently quite a few other “whois related” activities going on within ICANN’s policy development system. So why is ICANN […]

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