NRO News

Comparison Table of Proposed ICANN Governance Models

This document provides an analysis from Caplin & Drysdale of the key characteristics of the empowered designator model. It includes a comparison with Community Mechanism as Sole Member Model, Community Mechanism as Sole Designator Model & ICANN Board Proposal. Full document

NRO Statement on IANA Stewardship Transition and ICANN Accountability

The NRO takes this opportunity to comment on the current discussions of ICANN accountability, prior to the series of meetings coming up in Dublin, Ireland, during October 2015. The NRO has worked to ensure that to the extent possible, relationships between ICANN, RIRs and the global numbering communities are established in formal relationships that provide necessary definition and separation of… Read More

ASO AC Call for Nominations on Seat 10 on the ICANN Board

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) calls for nominations for Seat Number 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors. Nominations will close at 23:59 UTC on Sunday, 13 December 2015. The time frame for the selection process is as follows: – Nomination Phase – 30 September 2015 to… Read More

Susan Chalmers to Lead Efforts on IPv6 Best Practices Forum

The five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) have jointly engaged Susan Chalmers to lead efforts around a Best Practices Forum (BPF) that will examine “Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption” for the upcoming Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa, Brazil in November. Susan was appointed to the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) in May 2013 and will be working… Read More

Creating an Enabling Environment for IPv6 Adoption Survey

As part of 2015 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) activities, the Best Practice Forum (BPF) for IPv6 has launched a global survey to collect examples of “Best Practices” to help to create an environment for the adoption of IPv6 and are seeking community input. The objective of the BPF for IPv6 is to collect the experiences and practices from different stakeholders… Read More

Fujisaki and Siddiqui to continue to serve on ASO AC / NRO NC

APNIC is pleased to announce the re-election of Dr Tomohiro Fujisaki and re-appointment of Aftab Siddiqui as representatives of the APNIC region to the ASO Address Council (ASO AC) / Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) at APNIC 40. Tomohiro Fujisaki has been an appointed member of ASO AC / NRO NC for the APNIC region since 2009, and… Read More

NRO Call for Community Support of the IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal

For the past 12 months, many in the Internet community have worked hard to formulate a plan for the transition of stewardship of the IANA functions away from the U.S. Government and into the hands of the broader Internet community. Working with and on behalf of the Internet Number Community, the CRISP Team built a plan for the IANA numbering… Read More

Joint RIR Stability Fund Established

The Number Resource Organisation (NRO) has established a joint RIR Stability Fund to help ensure reliable operation of the Internet’s IP address management system globally. This fund will be available to assist in the event of unforeseen disruptions or emergencies affecting the stability of one or more of the Regional Internet address Registries. Each RIR has each pledged an amount… Read More

Call for Comments for the Second Draft SLA for the IANA Numbering Services

CALL FOR COMMENTS FOR THE SECOND DRAFT SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT (SLA) FOR THE IANA NUMBERING SERVICES. NRO – PUBLIC CONSULTATION Open until: 31 August 2015, 23:59 UTC Background On 15 January, 2015, the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team submitted the Internet Number Community Proposal to the request for proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG). One… Read More