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Sticky ssNIC Registration Launch Timelines

The National Communication Authority (NCA) is the current registry administrator for the .SS domain name and by this notice it wishes to inform the general public of the launching phases and procedure of the .SS domain name. The registration process...

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ICANN’s Evolving Engagement and Support in European Regional Internet Governance Initiatives

As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted physical events across Europe in early 2020, the Internet community quickly came together to explore new ways of engaging. Key engagement events, such as those organized by the National and Regional Initiatives (NRIs) on Internet...

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Join An ITI Webinar and Get a Preview of the Changes Coming to icann.org

In September 2020, the ICANN org’s Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) team announced that we had added new content and improved previously released content to https://preview.icann.org. We also announced that we would hold two webinars on Tuesday 1 December 2020 to...

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Improving Our Public Meetings: Timelines and Milestones

In an October 2020 blog post, ICANN President and CEO Göran Marby outlined the steps that the ICANN Board and the organization (org) are taking, at the community’s request, to help facilitate a dialogue on improving our support for ICANN...

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New Resources Available to Domain Name Holders (Registrants)

This week, the ICANN organization’s Registrant Program published Volume 4 of the ongoing ‘Issues and Challenges Impacting Domain Name Registrants’ report series, which contains updated data collected by the ICANN org’s Global Support Center (GSC) and Contractual Compliance teams from...

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ICANN Support for Registrants and Those Impacted by Net 4 India Limited

In April 2019, the ICANN organization (org) became aware of the insolvency proceedings commenced against the registrar Net 4 India Limited (IANA 1007), located in India. In response, ICANN org has been taking actions to protect registrants. These actions include...

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Chair’s Blog: ICANN69 Virtual Annual General Meeting

Last month, the ICANN community convened its Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was also our third virtual ICANN Public Meeting. We continue to make the best of the circumstances, and I want to thank you for joining and working together...

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A Peek into the ICANN Org Engineering “Factory” and an Update on CZDS

During the recent ICANN69 Prep Week Q&A with the ICANN org executive team, I was asked how the Engineering & Information Technology (E&IT) function prioritizes its work overall, and in particular how work on the Centralized Zone Data Service (CZDS)...

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With Sympathies: Marilyn Cade – ICANN

On behalf of ICANN, it is with great sadness that I offer condolences on the passing of Marilyn Cade. Marilyn was a long-time member of the ICANN community and a strong and constant advocate for our work. Through more than...

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What ITHI Can Tell Us About Resolver Concentration

In July 2020, we published a blog in which we presented one of ICANN’s research initiatives – the Identifier Technology Health Indicators (ITHI) – describing why it is important for the Internet ecosystem and why we are keen to welcome...

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ICANN at the 15th Internet Governance Forum

The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which will be held virtually due to COVID-19, officially opens on 9 November and closes on 17 November. Pre-events and other working sessions will be held from 2 to 6...

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