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Finishing up the rules for new Internet extensions

Two very interesting things are happening today that may have an enormous impact on the Internet for many years to…

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New ICANN Board members: painful progress

Last week, the independent nominating committee of ICANN choose three new Board members: Bertrand de la Chapelle, Erika Mann and…

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ICANN Board briefing materials: more cover pages than information

At its recent meeting in Brussels, the ICANN Board resolved that it would publish the briefing materials that are supplied…

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Calendar for ICANN ATRT meetings

ICANN is currently being reviewed by an independent Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT). Their meetings are open, but I…

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ICANN’s two missing accountability clauses

Earlier this year, the organization that oversees the domain name system, ICANN, saw the first use of its Independent Review…

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Dot-xxx approved by ICANN Board

As flagged up yesterday, the ICANN Board has approved the dot-xxx Internet extension at its Board meeting just now in…

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Dot-xxx to be approved tomorrow

The domain name system’s overseeing body, ICANN, will approve the controversial Internet extension dot-xxx, designed for online pornography, at its…

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ICANN Day 3: Good news all around

I’ll be honest: I didn’t go to many Wednesday sessions at ICANN Brussels. At least not physically. The remote participation…

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Why ICANN doesn’t need to go back to the GAC over dot-xxx

This Friday, it looks as though the ICANN Board will follow the clear conclusions drawn by its independent review and…

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ICANN Day 2: The bells! The bells!

Nothing aids careful discussion and debate more than loud repetitive ringing. So thank you the Square Meeting Centre in Brussels…

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