NRO Statement on ICANN-VeriSign Agreement

NRO Statement on ICANN-VeriSign Agreement The Number Resource Organization (NRO), acting in its capacity as the Address Supporting Organization (ASO) has read the proposed settlement agreement between ICANN and VeriSign. The ASO has noted the various aspects of the agreement and comments that have been made by various ICANN constituencies. We are concerned that regardless of the legal propriety of… Read More

NRO comments submitted to ICANN regarding Policy Proposal Review Procedure

NRO comments submitted to ICANN regarding Policy Proposal Review Procedure The Number Resource Organization submitted to ICANN the following comments to the Proposed Review Procedure for ASO Policy Proposals. Proposed review procedure steps 1. The ASO Address Council sends the proposed policy to the ICANN Board Secretary who formally shall acknowledge receipt of the proposal within one business day. In… Read More

NRO document presented to the WGIG during its 4th open consultation meeting

NRO document presented to the WGIG during its 4th open consultation meeting This statement is made by the Number Resource Organization (NRO), representing the 5 Regional Internet Registries, and pertains to the question of Internet technical coordination, one of the key topics of the recent Internet Governance discussions. The NRO has been supportive of the ICANN model as the most… Read More

AFRINIC Progress Update submitted to ICANN

AFRINIC Progress Update submitted to ICANN 28 March 2005 Paul Twomey President & CEO ICANN Dear Dr. Twomey, Progress report on the African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is pleased to present you and the ICANN Board of Directors an updated report detailing the activities and progress of AFRINIC’s transition to being recognized as a new… Read More

ICANN has called for a 21-day public comment period on the new IANA policy for allocation of IPv4 Address Space to Regional Internet Registries

ICANN has called for a 21-day public comment period on the new IANA policy for allocation of IPv4 Address Space to Regional Internet Registries Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Policy For Allocation of IPv4 Blocks to Regional Internet Registries 09 March 2005 On 3 September 2004 the ASO Address Council forwarded a new IPv4 policy concerning IANA allocations of IPv4… Read More

NRO Response to ICANN Strategic Plan

NRO Response to ICANN Strategic Plan The Number Resource Organization (NRO), on behalf of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), welcomes the opportunity to comment on some of the issues raised by the draft strategic plan recently published by ICANN. This comment of the draft strategic plan will focus on four main areas: Important aspects of the draft plan where the… Read More

AFRINIC Progress Update submitted to ICANN

AFRINIC Progress Update submitted to ICANN 21 February 2005 Paul Twomey President & CEO ICANN Dear Dr. Twomey, The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is pleased to present you and the ICANN Board of Directors this report. It summarizes the transition activities and implementation in the establishment of the African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) as a new Regional Internet Registry (RIR)…. Read More

AFRINIC Moving Closer to Final Recognition as an RIR

Since its inception in October 2003, the Number Resource Organization (NRO) has provided its full support to the emergence of the African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) as a new Regional Internet Registry (RIR). The work towards its emergence, as outlined in a July 2004 NRO and AFRINIC Activity Report to ICANN, has continued to accelerate with the sustained support of… Read More