[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Newsletter

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Sun May 31 11:07:33 SAST 2009

 Announcements This Week

*Public Comment: IRT Final Report on Trademark Protection in New
The Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) posted its Final Report on
Trademark Protection in New
300K]. This Final IRT Report will be posted for a thirty
(30) day comment
closes on 29 June, 2009.
29 May 2009

*ICANN Expense Analysis: by Stakeholder Interest
In response to community requests to view ICANN’s expenses in reports more
aligned with stakeholder interest areas, ICANN has developed a new financial
report: Expense Area Group (EAG) reporting (formally known as Cost Analysis
29 May 2009

*New Registrar Contract Approved by
A wide range of amendments have been approved to the contract that defines
the rules for the retail level of the Internet's domain name system.
29 May 2009

*Root Server System Root Scaling
Responding to a request from the ICANN Board, SSAC and RSSAC have
commissioned a study of the potential impact on the operation of the root
server system of adding IPv6 address records, IDN top level names, other new
TLDs, and new records to support DNS security to the root zone.
29 May 2009

*Ask a Question Direct to the Board in
An online question box where community members can ask questions directly to
the ICANN Board and staff has opened.
28 May 2009

*GAC Responds to Board on Geographic
On 26 May 2009, the GAC submitted a final letter responding to the ICANN
Board's concerns about the ability to implement the provisions of article 2
of the GAC Principles regarding new gTLDs.
28 May 2009

*Timing of IRT Report*<http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-27may09-en.htm>
The final Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) report, originally called
for by 24 May 2009 will be published on 29 May, 2009.
27 May 2009

*Public Comment: ccNSO Review (Terms of
The Structural Improvements Committee approved for public comments the
proposed Terms of Reference, which detail questions that would guide the
independent review of ICANN's ccNSO.
26 May 2009

 Upcoming Events

*[image: 21 - 26 June: 35th International Public ICANN Meeting - Sydney,
Australia] <http://syd.icann.org/>21 - 26 June 2009: 35th International
Public ICANN Meeting - Sydney, Australia <http://syd.icann.org/>*
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Our bylaws are very important to us. They capture our mission of security,
stability and accessibility, and compel the organization to be open and
transparent. Learn more at *www.ICANN.org* <http://www.icann.org/>.

*Strategic Plan, July 2007 - June 2010 <http://www.icann.org/en/planning/>*

*Adopted FY09 Operating Plan and
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