NRO News

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

ASO AC Appoints Brajesh Jain to the 2019 ICANN Nominating Committee

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to announce that Mr Brajesh Jain has been appointed as its delegate to the 2019 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). About the NomCom The ICANN NomCom is an independent committee tasked with selecting eight members of the Board of Directors and other key positions within ICANN’s structure. More information about the… Read More

2017 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report Published

The IANA Numbering Services Review Committee (IANA RC) has published the 2017 IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Report  following a 30-day public comment period. The IANA RC was formed in 2016 and is responsible for publishing an annual report as advice to the NRO EC with its evaluation of the IANA numbering services. The report is based on the 2017 IANA Performance Matrix Summary… Read More

RIPE NCC Launches Global IPv6 Survey 2018

The RIPE NCC has launched the 2018 Global IPv6 Survey. The aim of the survey is to compile an overview of IPv6 deployment around the world and assess how this is seen from the perspective of ISPs and Enterprise users. The 2018 survey is a follow-up to similar surveys run between 2008 and 2013 and will serve as a comparison… Read More

Call for Public Comments on the IANA Performance Matrix Summary Report

Dear colleagues, As you may be aware, as a result of the successful IANA Stewardship transition in 2016, the IANA Numbering Services are today being managed through an SLA between ICANN and the five RIRs. IANA Numbering Services Review Committee The Internet Number Community, produced a proposal on the IANA Stewardship transition, outlining the concept of such an SLA. The proposal also called for the… Read More

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

Ricardo Patara Appointed as ASO AC Vice Chair

During the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO) Teleconference, held on 7 February, Ricardo Patara (LACNIC) was appointed as Vice Chair and will serve a one-year term. He joins Kevin Blumberg (ARIN), who was appointed as Vice Chair during the ASO AC’s January Teleconference.  

Candidate Johan Mikael Helsingius Withdraws Nomination for ICANN Board

Johan Mikael “Julf” Helsingius has withdrawn his nomination for the election of the Address Supporting Organization’s (ASO) representative to the ICANN Board of Directors (Seat 9). Three candidates remain: Kris Seeburn Ron da Silva William Michael Cunningham The comment period is open and will close on 18 March 2018. For more information on the elections and remaining three candidates, please… Read More

ASO Review Consultation

The most recent ASO Review concluded with 18 recommendations, which the NRO has resolved to accept. The first 17 recommendations are well defined and practical, and can be implemented by actions of the NRO Secretariat, or of the ASO Address Council, with respect to administrative procedures, documentation, or in some cases adjustments to agreements which are expected to be non-controversial. The… Read More