ASO AC Call for Nominations for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) calls for nominations for Seat Number 9 on the ICANN Board of Directors. Nominations will close at 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, 31 December 2014. The time frame for the selection process is as follows: – Nomination Phase – 24 October 2014 to… Read More

Ron da Silva Reappointed to NRO Number Council

The ARIN Board reappointed Ron da Silva as member of the NRO Number Council. Ron will begin serving a three-year term on 1 January 2015. Information on the NRO Number Council can be found at:

IANA Stewardship: Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal Team

The five Regional Internet Registries today published a process for producing a single proposal from the global IP addressing community to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S Government. This process, which establishes a Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) team drawn from RIR community members and staff, is open for public comment. The CRISP team will… Read More

RIR Accountability Questions and Answers

The NRO has published a set of Questions and Answers, addressing some of the key issues of Regional Internet Registry accountability and governance. This follows the publication of the RIR Governance Matrix in August 2014, and the two documents work in combination to provide all Internet stakeholders with a overview of the RIR governance. These issues are particularly important as the… Read More