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Read More... 5 Things every Domain Name Registrant (That’s You!) should know about ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
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5 Things every Domain Name Registrant (That’s You!) should know about ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

5 Things every Domain Name Registrant (That’s You!) should know about ICANN‘s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and…

Read More... Minutes | Board Risk Committee (BRC) Meeting
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Minutes | Board Risk Committee (BRC) Meeting

BRC Attendees: Harald Alverstrand, Rafael Lito Ibarra (Chair), Merike Kaeo, Akinori Maemura, Kaveh Ranjbar, Matthew Shears, and Tripti Sinha Other…

Read More... Meeting Our Commitments to Accountability and Transparency: An Information Transparency Initiative Update
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Meeting Our Commitments to Accountability and Transparency: An Information Transparency Initiative Update

As you’re aware, ICANN has commitments to and requirements for accountability and transparency. Current and easy-to-find information in all six…

Read More... The First Message Transmission
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The First Message Transmission

NOTE: Fifty years ago, two things happened that changed the world. First a human being set foot on the moon,…

Read More... ATRT3 Review Team: Leading the Way to Further Empowering the Community
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ATRT3 Review Team: Leading the Way to Further Empowering the Community

The third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) had a face-to-face meeting in Singapore on 20-22 October 2019. Archives of…

Read More... ICANN org Seeks European Data Protection Board Input
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ICANN org Seeks European Data Protection Board Input

Today, the ICANN org sent to the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) a paper, “Exploring a Unified Access Model for…

Read More... Evolution of WHOIS Protocol to RDAP – What You Need to Know
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Evolution of WHOIS Protocol to RDAP – What You Need to Know

The WHOIS protocol, or Port 43, has been the standard to access domain name registration data for more than 35…

Read More... Board Blog: A Preview of the Montréal Board Workshop
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Board Blog: A Preview of the Montréal Board Workshop

From 30 October to 3 November, the ICANN Board will meet in Montréal, Canada, ahead of ICANN66, for its sixth…

Read More... About the FY20 Board Activities and Operational Priorities
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About the FY20 Board Activities and Operational Priorities

ICANN66 in Montreal, Canada, is just around the corner, and the ICANN Board would once again like to share its…

Read More... Future Policy and Outreach Ambassadors to Attend the Third At-Large Summit (ATLAS III)
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Future Policy and Outreach Ambassadors to Attend the Third At-Large Summit (ATLAS III)

Sixty future policy and outreach ambassadors are set to attend the third At-Large Summit (ATLAS III). The event, taking place…

Read More... Zoom Security Update
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Zoom Security Update

Zoom recently added new settings to increase security and ensure meeting privacy. These new settings will enforce a password on…

Read More... A Blog about Friendship
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A Blog about Friendship

  We have a Swedish saying for when someone you love passes away: He is missed in me. As you…

Read More... ¡Hola México! ICANN is Ready for ICANN67 in Cancún
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¡Hola México! ICANN is Ready for ICANN67 in Cancún

As we close 2019 with ICANN66 in Montréal, Canada, we now focus on the new year for ICANN67 in Cancún,…

Read More... Public Comment Guidelines for the ICANN Organization
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Public Comment Guidelines for the ICANN Organization

Public Comment is a mechanism that gives the ICANN community and other stakeholders an opportunity to provide input and feedback…

Read More... Canada’s Contribution to the Growth of the ICANN Community
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Canada’s Contribution to the Growth of the ICANN Community

Canada has been instrumental in the development of the ICANN community. It is home to one of the first country…

Read More... ICANN President & CEO Goals for Fiscal Year 2020
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ICANN President & CEO Goals for Fiscal Year 2020

Each year, I seek to focus the ICANN organization on strategic opportunities for improvement. A key element of this process…

Read More... Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Montréal, Canada
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Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Montréal, Canada

  Montréal, the second most populated city in Canada, has an old-world charm that embraces both history and modern culture….

Read More... Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Los Angeles Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Los Angeles Workshop

In this blog, I share some of the more significant discussions from the ICANN Board workshop that was held earlier…

Read More... Welcome to ICANN66!
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Welcome to ICANN66!

  Bonjour! Welcome to ICANN’s 66th Public Meeting, which is being held in Montréal, Canada. ICANN’s last Public Meeting held…

Read More... ICANN’s Carbon Footprint
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ICANN’s Carbon Footprint

As you may have seen in the Operating Initiatives document put out for Public Comment earlier this year, one of…

Read More... Enhancing and Streamlining ICANN’s Reviews: Issues, Approaches, and Next Steps
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Enhancing and Streamlining ICANN’s Reviews: Issues, Approaches, and Next Steps

As we prepare for a public session during ICANN66 in Montreal, on Monday 4 November 2019, I would like to…

Read More... EPDP Team Makes Key Progress in Phase 2 Work
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EPDP Team Makes Key Progress in Phase 2 Work

As the Chair of the Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team (EPDP Team),…

Read More... Discontinuing Support for ICANN-Rooms Hotel Networks
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Discontinuing Support for ICANN-Rooms Hotel Networks

ICANN has decided to use the hotel’s own Wi-Fi networks rather than creating ICANN’s service set identifiers (SSIDs) at the…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: ICANN66 Meeting & Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: ICANN66 Meeting & Board Workshop

With ICANN66 now behind us, I want to thank you all for your participation, whether you attended in-person or joined…

Read More... ICANN Takes DNS Discussions to the 14th Internet Governance Forum
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ICANN Takes DNS Discussions to the 14th Internet Governance Forum

The Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place in Berlin, Germany, from 25 to 29…

Read More... Recognizing Our Community
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Recognizing Our Community

Community-driven work is at the core of ICANN’s mission. Our community spends countless hours in working groups within ICANN’s Supporting…

Read More... A Blog About Leadership
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A Blog About Leadership

As ICANN66 comes to an end, so does an era. Nearly a decade ago, the Nominating Committee appointed Cherine Chalaby…

Read More... Secretary’s Notice | Secretary’s Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendment re IANA Naming Function Review Composition
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Secretary’s Notice | Secretary’s Notice of Board Approval of Fundamental Bylaws Amendment re IANA Naming Function Review Composition