ICANN Formally Announces GPP-IPv4-2011 Ratification

ICANN has formally announced news that the ICANN Board has ratified the Global Policy Proposal for Post Exhaustion IPv4 Allocation Mechanisms by the IANA. The policy GPP-IPv4-2011 was sent to the ICANN Board by the Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Address Council on 13 March 2012. ICANN then posted the proposal for public comment from 14 March 2012 through 4 April… Read More

RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2012-01

RIR Comparative Policy Overview (version 2012-01) (version 2012-01) The goal of this document is to provide a comparative overview of policies across the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) system. It is not a policy statement by the RIRs, but serves as a reference for the Internet community. While this document was accurate on the date of publication, it may be outdated… Read More

NRO Response to ITU SG Working Group Report for WTPF 2013

Letter from NRO Chairman to ITU Secretary-General regarding the Working Group Report for WTPF 2013. On 15 May 2012, John Curran, Chair of the Number Resource Organization (NRO) wrote to the Honorable Dr. Hamadoun I. TourĂ©, Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), with comments to the first draft of the Secretary General’s Report for the 5th WTPF and… Read More

LACNIC Elects New Representative to the NRO NC / ASO AC

LACNIC is pleased to announce the election of Ricardo Patara as the representative of the LACNIC region to the ASO Address Council/NRO Number Council. The election was held on May 11th, 2012, during the LACNIC XVII meeting in the city of Quito, Ecuador. Ricardo was elected to occupy a seat in the Address Council from January 1, 2013 until December… Read More

Outreach Letter to ITU BDT Director

Letter from NRO Chairman to Brahima Sanou, Director, ITU BDT. On 14 May 2012, John Curran, Chair of the Number Resource Organization (NRO) wrote to the Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT), International Telecommunication Union. The communication referenced a letter sent in March 2011 offering the NRO’s collaboration on IPv6 capacity building for developing countries.

Joint NRO / ASO AC Response to ASO Review Report

Response to ASO Review Report. On 30 April 2012, the Number Resource Organization and the Address Supporting Organization Address Council, submitted a joint response to the 26 recommendations of the ASO Review Report and the one recommendation received during the ICANN public comment period.

Joint NRO / ASO AC Response to ASO Review Report

In accordance with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Bylaws, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) undertakes independent periodic reviews of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO). ITEMS International, a consultancy engaged by the NRO to conduct this current review, delivered its report in early 2012. A public comment period closed on 6 April 2012. On 30 April 2012… Read More