ASO Use of Empowered Community Powers for ICANN Fundamental Bylaw Change

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NRO News

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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NRO News

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.

ICANN Address Supporting Organization MoU – November 2019

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Documents

The revised ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the five Regional Internet Registries and ICANN on 7 November 2019. This document can be found here (signed pdf version and text version). This document replaces the previous ICANN ASO MoU signed on 21 October 2004.    

RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2019-Q2

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RIR Comparative Policy Overview

The RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2019-Q2 provides a comparative overview of policies across the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) system during the second 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… Read More