ICANN needs a new CEO. The current CEO has tendered his resignation and will be vacating the position early in 2016. So who is going to replace him? Will the new CEO be American? Will they be a woman? What kind of background will they have? While nobody has the answers to any of those questions yet, we now know what kind of criteria ICANN is seeking in their new … [Read more...] about Want To Be The CEO of ICANN?
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RIPE NCC, the RIR for EMEA, has announced a new 24/7/365 emergency hotline. The hotline comes as a result of feedback from RIPE members: RIPE NCC members told us that they needed to reach us 24/7 in emergency situations following the reverse DNS outage in June 2012. Our members asked and we listened. Full details of the new emergency hotline are available on their … [Read more...] about RIPE NCC Announce Emergency Hotline
ARIN is running a trial service that gives users access to historical IP whois data ie. it will tell you who was responsible for an IP address or block of IPs. The service is not automated and if you want to access it you will need to submit a request via email with information about not only what you want to know, but why you are interested in accessing the … [Read more...] about ARIN Trials WhoWas Service