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Call for applications to the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee Chief Executive Secretary position

Dear Colleagues, Because of previously expressed interest by many in our community, we would like to share with you a recently published call for applications for the position of Chief Executive Secretary for the ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC). The Chief Executive Secretary (CES) will manage a GAC Secretariat comprised of the CES, as well Read more…

Application Round Opens for San Francisco Fellowships

Dear All, Applications are now being accepted for Fellows to attend the 40th ICANN Meeting to be held in San Francisco, California, USA on 13-18 March 2011. The complete announcement, including eligibility requirements and application instructions are available at: The deadline for the applications is 12 November 2010. Kind regards, Heidi Ullrich, Matthias Langenegger, Read more…

Applicants Sought from Internet User Community for Seat on Board of Directors

The ICANN group representing individual Internet users is calling for applications from those who may be interested in helping to develop policy while serving on the organization’s Board of Directors. ICANN’s At-Large community (representing individual Internet users) is undertaking a global search to fill a Board seat reserved for an Internet user who does not Read more…

September 2nd, 2010 by | Posted in ICANN, Take Action | Tags: , , , , |

CO ISOC now an ICANN At-Large Structure!

CO ISOC is now a certified ICANN At-Large Structure (ALS)! Congrats all around! Here is an excerpt from the email I received earlier today: Dear Chris, ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is pleased to inform you that ISOC Colorado has been certified as an At-Large Structure (ALS).  The ALAC greatly appreciates your group¹s interest in Read more…

ICANN Seeks Input on Post-Expiration Domain Name Recovery

Let your voice be heard: The GNSO Post-Expiration Domain Name Recovery (PEDNR) Policy Development Process (PDP) Working Group published its Initial Report [PDF, 1.02 MB] on 31 May. The PEDNR WG was tasked to address questions in relation to what extent registrants should be able to renew their domain names after they expire. At issue Read more…

Leadership Positions Now Available at ICANN

There are several key openings at ICANN this year and we highly encourage you to apply yourself or recommend someone who you feel will serve the Internet community well. Whatever your thoughts on ICANN, they are a very important organization within the Internet ecosystem and proper guidance is crucial. The best way to ensure that Read more…

March 1st, 2010 by | Posted in Take Action | Tags: , , , , , , |

Internet Society Commends New Framework Announced by ICANN And U.S. Department of Commerce

ICANN and DOC help move Internet’s domain name and addressing system towards increased transparency and accountability
Washington, D.C., USA and GENEVA, Switzerland–30 September 2009–The Internet Society today applauds the United States Department of Commerce (DOC) and ICANN’s (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) announcement of a new framework as an historic turning point in […]

September 30th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

Contributed by Holly Raiche
Many of us at ISOC Australia Chapter had a very busy June with the ICANN meeting in Sydney, and ISOC events around that meeting. One of the highlights was the reception we held for Lynn St Amour and other ISOC people during that week. The focus of our activities for July was […]

July 26th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , |

Contributed by Joly MacFie
Members of ISOC-NY attended, and webcast, two recent events in New York City.
One was a public hearing by the City Council on Open Government Data Standards. This included some interesting sparring between Council Member Brewer and a representative of the Mayor’s Office – the Mayor had just proposed publishing limited sets of […]

July 24th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Your Input Needed: Root Server System Scaling Study

We noticed an email sent to us from Bill Manning via NANOG today requesting input on DNS scaling and the impact on the root of adding IPv6 records, new TLDs (Top Level Domains) and security records and other impending changes to the system. Mr. Mannning’s message is included.

June 13th, 2009 by | Posted in Input Needed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment