NRO Process for Review of the ASO

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) Process for Review of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO) document (November 2018) outlines the process by which the independent periodic review of the ASO role within ICANN shall be initiated, conducted, and concluded. This process is established in response to Recommendation #3 as identified in the last ASO Review conducted by ITEMS International in their… Read More

NRO Continuing Cooperation Brochure 2018

The world’s five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) are responsible for the regional management of Internet number resources. Together, the RIRs formed the NRO to serve as a coordinating body, providing industry partners with a single point of contact. Updated annually, Continuing Cooperation gives an overview of the global work undertaken by the NRO throughout the year.

NRO Statement of Support for Paris Roadmap for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

The NRO has noted its support for the “Paris Roadmap for Trust and Security in Cyberspace”. To: David Martinon From: German Valdez Subject: Statement of support for the the Paris Roadmap by the NRO  Date: 1 November 2018 Dear Ambassador Martinon, With this note, I confirm the Number Resource Organization’s (NRO) support for the “Paris Roadmap for Trust and Security in… Read More

NRO EC Endorses Final CCWG Acc WS2 Report

The NRO EC has endorsed the Final Report of the ICANN CCWG-­Accountability WS2. From: Paul Wilson To: Bernard Turcotte Cc: NRO EC Subject: Re: CCWG-Accountability WS2 – Approval of final report Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2018 01:33:28 +1000 Dear Bernard, On behalf of the ASO, the NRO Executive Council endorses the Final Report of the CCWG-­Accountability WS2, as an excellent way… Read More

Input by the NRO Executive Council on the Public Consultation to Determine the Future Structure of the ASO

Proposed Next Steps In January 2018, the NRO Executive Council responded to the 18 resulting recommendations that were issued following the second independent review of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO) carried out in 2017 by ITEMS International. The last of these Recommendations was that a public consultation be held in each of the five RIR communities to determine the future structure of the ICANN… Read More

NRO Response to the NTIA Notice of Inquiry 2018

On 17 July 2018, the NRO submitted a joint response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on International Internet Policy Priorities. The response can be found  here.

NRO EC and ASO AC Joint Response to the 2017 Independent ASO Review Recommendations

In 2017, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) engaged ITEMS International to conduct the second independent review of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO). The objective of this review was to determine whether the ASO has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, whether any change in structure or operations of the ASO would be desirable to improve its effectiveness in the ICANN structure,… Read More

NRO Brochure: IPv6 Around the World

The NRO has published the 2017 version of its information brochure, IPv6 Around the World, which documents the spread of IPv6 deployment.  

Regional Internet Registries are preparing to deploy “All Resources” RPKI Service

By 30 September 2017, each RIR will have moved from an RPKI Trust Anchor that reflects their current holdings to one that reflects all holdings (0/0), as further detailed in the “All Resources Applicability Statement” dated 21 January 2017: “This document provides an applicability statement for the use of multiple, over-claiming ‘all resources’ (0/0) RPKI certificate authorities (CA) certificates… Read More