I* Post-NETmundial Meeting Statement

Leaders of the organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure (loosely referred to as “I* leaders”) met on 25 April in São Paulo, Brazil following the NETmundial meeting. During the 1-day I* leaders meeting, the group considered a range of issues where dialogue among Internet technical organisations is useful. In particular, the group highlighted that the NETmundial meeting has energised the multistakeholder discussions… Read More

ICANN’s New Vision and Five-year Strategic Plan – Community Input Requested

ICANN is seeking public input on eight areas of consideration for their new strategic plan: role clarity; community; users; internationalization and regional development; Internet governance; security and stability; operational excellence; and domain name industry engagement.  Details and a link to provide your input is available at: http://www.icann.org/en/about/planning/strategic-engagement This  public comment period runs until 2 September 2013. Additionally, ICANN is holding an open forum on the subject… Read More

ASO AC re-elects Kuo Wei Wu to ICANN Board

The ASO Address Council (AC) is pleased to announce that Mr Kuo Wei Wu has been re-elected to fill Seat 10 on the ICANN Board for a three-year term. Mr Wu’s term will start at the end of the 2013 ICANN Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Buenos Aires until the end of the 2016 ICANN AGM. The ASO AC would… Read More

NRO and ICANN comment on ITU Secretary General’s WTPF Report

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO) have written to the chair of the Informal Expert Group (IEG) of the World Telecommunication Policy Forum 2013 providing further comments on the International Telecommunication Union’s Secretary-General WTPF Report. In the letter to the Chair of the IEG Mr Petko Kantchev, ICANN and NRO –… Read More

Confirmed Candidates for ICANN Board Seat 10 Election

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is responsible for the appointment of a representative to serve on Seat Number 10 of the ICANN Board. The ASO AC is pleased to announce the following five candidates for its upcoming appointment: Hago Dafalla Charles Daniel Otine Edwin Martin Salazar Vega… Read More

ICANN GPP-IPv4-2011 Implementation Comment Period

ICANN has announced a Public Comment Period relating to the implementation of GPP-IPv4-2011: Global Policy Proposal for Post Exhaustion IPv4 Allocation Mechanisms by the IANA. The ICANN Board announced ratification of GPP-IPv4-2011 on 17 May 2012. The proposal had reached consensus in all Regional Internet Registry (RIR) regions and was reviewed by the NRO EC and the ASO AC prior… Read More

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

On 17 August 2012, the ASO AC called for nominations for the ASO appointment to Seat 10 on the ICANN Board of Directors. The nomination period will end on 19 October 2012. If you are considering nominating someone or yourself, please do not wait until the end of the nomination phase. Nominees will need time to sign and return a… Read More

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

Consistent with the ASO Memorandum of Understanding and ICANN Bylaws Article VI Section 8.1.e and 8.4, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) calls for nominations for Seat Number 10 on the ICANN Board. The ASO AC will announce the full timeline for the selection process after its September meeting. For ongoing information and notices about the selection process… Read More

NRO Acknowledges Awarding of IANA Functions Contract to ICANN

Letter from NRO Chairman regarding IANA functions contract On 10 July 2012 the Number Resource Organization acknowledged the decision by the U.S. Government Department of Commerce to award the IANA functions contract to ICANN. In this letter, from NRO Chair, John Curran, the NRO notes it looks forward to continuing its work with ICANN to facilitate community-driven policy development and… Read More