Appointments to the ASO AC / NRO NC 2020

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NRO News

The following representatives have been selected by their respective RIR communities to serve on the Number Resource Organization Number Council / Address Supporting Organization Address Council (NRO NC / ASO AC) in 2020: AFRINIC:  Mike Silber (Jan 2020 – Dec 2022) APNIC: Aftab Siddiqui (Jan 2020 – Dec 2021) ARIN: Martin Hannigan (Jan 2020 – Dec 2022) RIPE NCC: Filiz… Read More

ASO Issues Inspection Request to ICANN

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On 27 December 2019, the Number Resource Organization (NRO), acting as the Address Supporting Organization (ASO), submitted the following correspondence to ICANN regarding the Internet Society’s proposed transfer of ownership of PIR, the .org registry, to Ethos Capital: From: Oscar Robles-Garay To: John Jeffrey CC: Maarten Botterman CC: Göran Marby CC: ecadmin [at] icann.org ICANN Secretary, The 5 Regional Internet… Read More

NRO at the IGF 2019 – Berlin, Germany

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The 14th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2019) was held from 25-29 November in Berlin, Germany. It welcomed around 3,600 delegates from 161 economies to participate on the main theme: ‘One World. One Net. One Vision‘, and three sub-themes: data governance; digital inclusion; and security, safety, stability and resilience. The IGF was presided at the highest level… Read More

Changes to NRO EC Roles

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Due to recent changes in leadership at both AFRINIC and the RIPE NCC, the NRO Executive Council (EC) has adjusted its role rotation schedule for the remainder of 2019 and for the coming two years. As of 15 November 2019, Oscar Robles, CEO LACNIC, will assume the roles of NRO Chair and the ICANN Empowered Community Decisional Participant Representative. As… Read More

ASO Use of Empowered Community Powers for ICANN Fundamental Bylaw Change

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On 13 September 2019, the NRO (fulling the role of the Address Supporting Organization – ASO) received an ICANN Board Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendment regarding the IANA Naming Function Review Composition. The notice states: “Moving forward with the Fundamental Bylaws Amendment Process is in direct response to the request of the ccNSO Council, and also supports… Read More

ASO and ICANN Sign Revised MoU

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Montréal, 7 November 2019: The five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), acting as the Address Supporting Organization (ASO), have today signed a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The revisions to the MoU include the recommended changes outlined in the 2017 Independent Review of the ASO.