[AfrICANN-discuss] ICANN Weekly Newsletter

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 21:22:51 SAST 2010

 ICANN Weekly Newsletter

News from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

*http://www.icann.org/* *Week ending 30 July 2010 *

 Announcements This Week

*Expressions of Interest for 2010-2011 Nominating Commmittee Chair -
Deadline for Submission Extended to 30 August
The Board Governance Committee ("BGC") has decided to extend the deadline
for submitting expressions of interest to become the Nominating Committee
Chair for 2010-2011 term to 30 August 2010.
30 July 2010

*Composition of Affirmation Review Teams 2 and
Whereas a composition of the Affirmation Reviews 2 and 4 – Security
Stability and Resiliency of the DNS – and WHOIS Policy – was initially
announced at the Brussels meeting in June 2010, Selectors of Review Teams 2
and 4 – Mr. Rod Beckstrom and Mrs. Heather Dryden – are now circulating a
revised composition of both Review Teams.
29 July 2010

*Public Comments Requested on Interim Paper on Policy Aspects Regarding
Introduction of Single Character IDN
The joint ccNSO and GNSO IDN working group (JIG) is pleased to announce the
publication of the working group's Initial Report on the introduction of
Single Character IDN TLDs.
27 July 2010

*Bulk Transfer of Domain Names from 123 Registration to
ICANN has authorized the bulk transfer of 123 Registration, Inc.’s gTLD
domain names to 2030138 Ontario Inc. (dba NamesBeyond.com), due to a
compliance action taken by ICANN that resulted in the de-accreditation of
registrar 123 Registration, Inc. (123 Registration).
27 July 2010

*Call for Independent Experts – Preserving Security, Stability and
Resiliency of the DNS Review
ICANN now invites interested individuals to apply for a position of
Independent Expert on the Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS
Review Team.
26 July 2010

*Call for Independent Experts, Law Enforcement Representatives and Global
Policy Experts – WHOIS Policy Review
ICANN now invites interested individuals to apply for a position of
Independent Expert, Law Enforcement Representative or Global Policy Expert
on the WHOIS Policy Review Team.
26 July 2010

 Upcoming Events

*[image: 5 - 10 December 2010: 39th International Public ICANN Meeting -
Cartagena, Colombia] <http://cartagena39.icann.org/>5 - 10 December 2010:
39th International ICANN Meeting - Cartagena,

*ICANN Bylaws <http://www.icann.org/en/general/bylaws.htm>*

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, 2010 - 2013 <http://www.icann.org/en/planning/>*

*Adopted FY11 Operating Plan and
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