NRO News

ASO Call for Nominations for ICANN Board Seat

In compliance with the ASO MoU and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Council hereby calls for nominations to the ICANN Board to fill the ASO seat currently held by Raimundo Beca, whose term expires in June of 2007. This nomination period will close on 21 February 2007.

The NRO at ITU Telecom World in Hong Kong, China

The ITU Telecom World will take place in Hong Kong, China, from 4-8 December 2006. The NRO will participate in the Internet Pavilion, part of the Exhibition Hall related to the meeting. The Internet Pavilion, co-sponsored by the NRO, ICANN, and ISOC, will be located in Stand 8053 in Hall 8 of the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Through the Internet… Read More

IGF in Athens

In 2006 the NRO participated in the first annual Internet Governance Forum in Athens, Greece. Statements: Date Published Title of Document 17.05.2006 NRO Represented in Internet Governance Forum Advisory Group 15.02.2006 Input on the Internet Governance Forum

Call for Comments on IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions

IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions and their Pros and Cons This document attempts to address all the IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions and their Pro’s and Con’s, put forward by the Internet Community as a collective. The use of this document is intended for the sole purpose of providing clarification of the IPv6 Multi-homing Solutions and their pro’s and con’s, in order to assist… Read More

ICANN Ratifies Global Policy for Allocation of IPv6 Address Space

On 7 September 2006, the ICANN Board ratified the Global Policy for Allocation of IPv6 Address Space. This policy provides for the allocation of IPv6 address space from ICANN to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). On 13 July 2006, the Secretary of the Address Supporting Organization Address Council forwarded to ICANN the proposed global policy for allocation of IPv6 address… Read More

NRO Comments to NTIA on ICANN

NRO Comments to NTIA on ICANN The NRO has submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which sought input on the transition of the technical coordination and management of the Internet DNS to the private sector. The NRO endorses the current model for coordinating the Internet domain name and addressing system and believes… Read More

NRO Represented in Internet Governance Forum Advisory Group

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan named Raúl Echeberría, Executive Director of LACNIC and Adiel Akplogan, CEO of AFRINIC, to serve on a 46-member Advisory Group. This Advisory Group will assist the Secretary General in convening the Internet Governance Forum, and is comprised of representatives from governments, the private sector and civil society. The Group will prepare the agenda and programme… Read More

ASO AC Selection of ICANN Board Member

At their May 3, 2006, meeting the ASO AC selected David L. Wodelet to serve a three year term on the ICANN Board of Directors. Mr. Wodelet’s term will begin in June 2006. He will fill the ICANN Board seat being vacated by Mouhamet Diop, as his term expires.

ASO Candidates for ICANN Board Announced: Open Call for Statements of Support

Following a public nomination period, the ASO Address Council (ASO AC) selected the final set of candidates to fill the ASO seat on the ICANN Board currently held by Mouhamet Diop, whose term expires in June 2006. The candidates are: Envir Fraser Uchenna Ibekwe Jordi Palet Martinez Dave Wodelet On May 3, 2006, the ASO AC will make its final… Read More

NRO Comment on IANA RFI

On 21 February 2006, the US Department of Commerce published a Sources Sought Notice, exploring options for Contractor performance of the IANA functions. The Number Resource Organization (NRO) will not, at this time, take part in this activity, as we currently do not foresee bidding for the contract. It is the NRO’s mission “to protect the unallocated Number Resource pool,”… Read More