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Summary of NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses

Summary of NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses Introduction On 21 October 2004, the Director of ITU TSB published a memorandum, “ITU and Internet Governance” for public comment. The text below is a summary of the Number Resource Organization’s (NRO) public response on behalf of the Regional Internet Registries: APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and… Read More

NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses

NRO Response to ITU Comments on the Management of Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses On 21 October 2004, the Director of ITU TSB published a memorandum, “ITU and Internet Governance” for public comment. The Number Resource Organization (NRO) respectfully offers this public response on behalf of the Regional Internet Registries: APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC and RIPE NCC. This response is limited to… Read More

ICANN and the NRO Sign MoU on the Address Supporting Organization that Safeguards Best Policies for Distribution of Internet Numbers

RESTON, VA – Today, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) signed a formal agreement that will allow those with the greatest interest in the strength and viability of the Internet to play a significant policy making role in the global distribution of Internet numbers. The agreement – a formal Memorandum of… Read More

NRO Statement made at “Consultations on the establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)” Geneva, Switzerland

NRO Statement made at “Consultations on the establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG)” Geneva, Switzerland Good afternoon, Mr. Chairman. Thank you for allowing me time to make a few short remarks. I am Raymond Plzak, the President of the American Registry for Internet Numbers, ARIN, one of the Regional Internet Registries. I am here this afternoon to… Read More

The Number Resource Organization Confirms Commitment to the Working Group on Internet Governance

The Number Resource Organization Confirms Commitment to the Working Group on Internet Governance The Number Resource Organization (NRO) has pledged USD 50,000 to the Working Group on Internet Governance (WGIG), as part of its continued commitment to this working group and the overall World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process. The main activity of the WGIG is to investigate… Read More

Global Addressing Policy forwarded to ICANN Board of Directors

Global Addressing Policy forwarded to ICANN Board of Directors The Address Council submitted the Global Addressing Policy ASO-001-2 for the approval of the ICANN Board of Directors. The policy describes the procedure by which IANA will make IPv4 allocations to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). ASO-001-2 has been approved in accordance with the four RIR’s local policy development processes. As… Read More

NRO Statement of Support for AFRINIC

NRO Statement of Support for AFRINIC The NRO (Number Resource Organization) was formed by the RIRs to formalize their co-operative efforts. One of the most important efforts undertaken by the NRO is to provide support to the emergence of AFRINIC. All of the RIRs have, through the NRO, provided and will continue to provide support to AFRINIC. We are encouraged… Read More

AFRINIC Progress Report, submitted to ICANN 20 July 2004

AFRINIC Progress Report, submitted to ICANN 20 July 2004 Paul Twomey President & CEO ICANN Subject: AFRINIC Activity Report Dear Dr. Twomey: The intent of this report is to provide you and the ICANN Board of Directors a summary of the recent activities in regard to the establishment of a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) in Africa. Representatives from the NRO… Read More

Call for Comments on Proposed MoU Between ICANN and the NRO

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO) have stated their intention to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) detailing the conditions under which and the manner in which the NRO will act as the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO). Final approval of this MoU is contingent upon public comment periods administered by… Read More