RIRs Message to the AFRINIC Community

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PDF VERSION This is a message to the AFRINIC community from the undersigned Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). The five RIRs ensure the uniqueness of Internet number resources across the world. A key strength of the RIRs is that our regional basis allows distinct communities with their own histories, cultures, political systems and needs to determine the policies that best govern… Read More

Notice to Empowered Community on ICANN Standard Bylaws Amendments

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Dear RIR Community, On 1 May 2022, the ICANN Board of Directors approved Standard Bylaws Amendments to Article 10 of the ICANN Bylaws. The resolution approving the Standard Bylaws Amendment is available at https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2022-05-01-en#2.c. The approved Standard Bylaws Amendments are identical to the proposed amendments posted for Public Comment at https://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/proceeding/icann-bylaws-amendments-ccnso-proposed-changes-to-article-10-and-annex-b-21-01-2022. Delivery of the Secretary’s Notice on 10 May triggered… Read More

RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2022-Q1

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RIR Comparative Policy Overview

The RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2022-Q1 provides a comparative overview of policies across the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) system during the first quarter of the year. It is not a policy statement by the RIRs, but serves as a reference for the global Internet community. Please note that while this document was accurate on the date of publication, it may be… Read More

2021 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report Published

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The IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) is pleased to announce that it has published the 2021 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report. The IANA RC was formed in 2016 and is responsible for publishing an annual report as advice to the NRO EC for its evaluation of the IANA numbering services. This report follows a 30-day public comment period on the IANA Performance Matrix Summary Report published… Read More

Notice to the ASO Community on Rejection Action to ICANN Board Resolution on IANA FY23 Budget

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Dear RIR Community, On 24 February 2022, the ICANN Board of Directors approved the IANA FY23 Budget. The resolution approving the FY23 IANA Budget is available at https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2022-02-24-en#2.a. The approved IANA FY23 Operating Plan and Budget is available at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/iana-fy23-operating-plan-budget-28feb22-en.pdf This resolution (FY23 IANA Budget) is subject to Rejection Action Petitions from the community. As a Decisional Participant, the Address… Read More

Call for Public Comments on the 2021 IANA Performance Matrix Summary Report

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Dear colleagues, As a result of the successful IANA Stewardship transition in 2016, the IANA Numbering Services are currently managed through a Service Level Agreement between ICANN and the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). As part of the result of the IANA Stewardship transition, the IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) was established in 2016. The IANA RC is composed of representatives from… Read More