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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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Advancing the Operational Design Phase

We would like to thank the community for working constructively with the ICANN organization (org) on the Operational Design Phase (ODP). Thanks to this cooperation, we are pleased to share that the ICANN Board has reviewed the ODP process paper...

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Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Pre-ICANN70 Board Workshop

Ahead of the upcoming ICANN70 Virtual Community Forum, the ICANN Board is meeting for its second virtual workshop of 2021. This workshop will be an opportunity for the Board to further our discussions on a range of topics, such as...

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Information Transparency Initiative Update: Launching New Content Subscription Feature

As ICANN org’s President and CEO Göran Marby mentioned in this blog, the Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) will launch a new content subscription feature on 16 March 2021. This new feature is part of ITI’s commitment to improve the findability...

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ICANN70 Virtual Meeting Improvements

In January, the ICANN Board announced that ICANN70, originally scheduled as an in-person meeting in Cancún, Mexico, will be held as the fourth virtual ICANN Public Meeting. As part of ICANN org’s ongoing efforts to improve these virtual Public Meetings...

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Language Service Enhancements at ICANN70

ICANN’s multistakeholder model relies on the active participation of our global community. Providing language support in multiple languages for events and meetings is crucial to encouraging diverse participation. The shift from physical to virtual meetings has created unique challenges to...

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ICANN70 Virtual Meeting Improvements – ICANN

In January, the ICANN Board announced that ICANN70, originally scheduled as an in-person meeting in Cancún, Mexico, will be held as the fourth virtual ICANN Public Meeting. As part of ICANN org’s ongoing efforts to improve these virtual Public Meetings...

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An Update on Work Stream 2 Implementation

Since our last update, ICANN org has taken several important steps toward implementing the recommendations outlined in the Final Report of the Cross-Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability, Work Stream 2 (WS2). I would like to take this opportunity to...

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Information Transparency Initiative Update: Project to Reach Milestone on 16 March

I’m pleased to announce that on 16 March 2021, the Information Transparency Initiative (ITI) will reach a significant milestone. We will replace some content types on the current https://icann.org with our new ITI search experience and launch a new content...

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EU Initiatives Relevant to the DNS and DNS Service Providers: Feedback Period Still Open

In my 16 December 2020 blog, I reported that the European Commission had unveiled important initiatives that touch on the Domain Name System (DNS), including domain name registration data and DNS services providers. On 26 February, the ICANN organization held...

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Chair’s Blog: Recap of the January Remote Board Workshop

The ICANN Board convened virtually to hold its first workshop of the calendar year from 22-24 January 2021. As I mentioned in my preview blog, the Board continues to evolve how we collaborate and conduct our business. While the COVID-19...

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