Joint NRO / ASO AC Response to ASO Review Report

In accordance with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Bylaws, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) undertakes independent periodic reviews of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO). ITEMS International, a consultancy engaged by the NRO to conduct this current review, delivered its report in early 2012. A public comment period closed on 6 April 2012. On 30 April 2012… Read More

NRO Welcomes Public Comments on the ASO Review Report

In accordance with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Bylaws, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) undertakes independent periodic reviews of the Address Supporting Organization (ASO). ITEMS International, a consultancy engaged by the NRO to conduct this current review, has delivered its report. The report is open for public comment and is available for download as a PDF… Read More

ASO Review Report Published

After its review of the ASO, ITEMS International has produced its report, which has now been accepted by the NRO.  This report has been submitted to ICANN, which will shortly launch a public comment process. At the completion of that process, the NRO will publish its considered response to the survey, to its recommendations, and to community feedback received.

Comment Period for ICANN Board Seat 9 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 9 of the ICANN Board. The ASO AC is pleased to announce the following four candidates for its upcoming appointment. The Candidates are: Thomas Eric Brunner-Williams Martin J. Levy… Read More

Reminder: ASO AC Call for Nominations for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board

We are about halfway through the ICANN Board Seat 9 nomination phase, which ends on 16 January 2012. If you are considering nominating someone, do not wait until the end of the nomination phase. Nominees will need time to complete the necessary documents, and furthermore, the ASO AC Qualification Review Committee will need time to review those documents and select… Read More

ASO AC Call for Nominations for Seat 9 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 9 on the ICANN Board. The nomination period will close at 23:59 UTC on 16 January 2012. All candidates must sign a Letter of Certification detailing previous conduct and character. We will send this letter to… Read More

Call for Survey Participation: Review of ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO)

The consultancy firm ITEMS International is conducting an organizational review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO). The aim of the survey is to assess how well the ASO has been performing within the ICANN system and to determine whether any change in its structure or operations is desirable to improve its effectiveness. As part of this review, ITEMS is… Read More

NRO Communication to ICANN on RPKI Global Trust Anchor

Inicio del mensaje reenviado: De: Raul Echeberria Fecha: 28 de agosto de 2011 17:45:24 GMT-03:00 Para: Elise Gerich Asunto: RPKI Global Trust Anchor Dear Elise: On behalf of the NRO, I’d like to request a meeting with you, and with ICANN management, regarding future steps towards an ICANN-hosted global trust anchor for the RPKI system. In our last correspondence with ICANN, the NRO… Read More

ASO AC Workshop Held at ICANN 41

Representatives of the ASO Address Council (AC) hosted a workshop on regional IP addressing activities on 22 June 2011 at ICANN 41, held in Singapore. The ASO AC invited members of the technical community, representatives from government and business groups, and all others interested in the continued growth of the Internet from established regions of the world and developing economies… Read More

NRO letter to ICANN: the future of the IANA contract

NRO Letter to ICANN: the future of the IANA contractOn 14 March, the NRO sent a letter to ICANN endorsing a cooperative agreement on IANA functions to replace the contract between ICANN & US Government. The full text is available at: https://www.nro.net/wp-content/uploads/nro_to_icann_re_iana.pdf NRO Secretariat