NRO and ICANN Reaffirm Commitment to Relationship

Cooperative approach continues to meet the challenge of Internet development Cooperative approach continues to meet the challenge of Internet development The Number Resource Organization (NRO) calls upon participants at IGF 2008 next week in Hyderabad to support the collaborative multi-stakeholder approach adopted by the Internet Governance Forum. The NRO encourages all stakeholders to continue working together in the open and… Read More

Global Policy for Allocation of ASN Blocks to Regional Internet Registries ratified by ICANN Board (Ratified by ICANN Board on 31 July 2008) (Obsoleted September 2010) Abstract This document describes the policy governing the allocation of Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) from the IANA to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). This policy document does not stipulate performance requirements in the provision of services by the IANA to an RIR. Such requirements will be specified by… Read More

Midterm review of the ICANN/DoC Joint Project Agreement

The Number Resource Organisation (NRO) is pleased to submit this attached document in response to the Notice of Inquiry by the Honorable John M. R. Kneuer, related to the midterm review of the ICANN/DoC joint project agreement (Docket No¬† 071023616-7617 -01). The NRO believes that the Joint Project Agreement between the DoC and ICANN should be concluded and to this… Read More

NRO and ICANN Reaffirm Commitment to Relationship

In December 2007, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) exchanged letters reaffirming their commitment to formalizing the legal relationship between the two organizations. The NRO letter, jointly-signed by the executives of the five Regional Internet Registries, stated the NRO’s commitment to supporting ICANN, sought ICANN’s acknowledgement of certain aspects of the… Read More

2007 ICANN Nominating Committee Issues Formal Call for Statements of Interest ICANN’s Nominating Committee invites Statements of Interest from the Internet community as it seeks qualified candidates to assist in ICANN’s technical and policy coordination role. Interested individuals are invited to submit a Statement of Interest to this year’s Committee for the following positions: Three members of the ICANN Board of Directors Two members of the Council of the Generic… Read More

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.

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

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.