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Last Call to Establish ARIN Voter Eligibility

Tuesday, 21 September, is the deadline for ARIN member organizations to confirm they have an eligible Designated Member Representative (DMR) to vote in this year’s election for the ARIN Board of Trustees, Advisory Council (AC), and Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). A short voter requirements FAQ is available at: https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/voterfaq.html The final list Read more…


IPv4 IANA Allocations Post Exhaustion

Global Policy for IPv4 Allocations by the IANA Post Exhaustion I have been working with a team of other concerned netizens on a new global policy proposal since the spring ARIN meeting in Toronto. It started as a lunch time conversation and grew from there. The idea was spurred by last year’s attempt to enact […]

IPv4 IANA Allocations Post Exhaustion is a post from don't panic – One Network Architect's view of Life, the Internet, and Everything.


Is ICANN Handling Too Many Policy Issues?

Earlier this month, DomainNameWire.com published an article about ICANN’s policy development process. The author, Andrew Allemann, strives for balance but overall leaves the impression that ICANN has “policy overload,” handling too many policy efforts at once. Andrew also cites the technical and complex topics we ask the public to comment upon. Since I was quoted […]


August 30th, 2010 by | Posted in ICANN | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment

IGF-USA 2010 at Georgetown Law Center in DC July 21

The second IGF-USA will take place July 21, 2010 at the Georgetown Law Center, in Washington, D.C. The one-day event will offer expert panels and workshops on important global Internet governance issues, as well as a plenary session on the continuation of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum. If you are interested in receiving information about the 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…


Chapter update: Washington DC

Contributed by Hannah Miller
DC Policy and Technology Slam!
At INET-DC on 29 April at the Capital Hilton, the Washington DC Chapter of Internet Society held an unique event – a “Technology and Policy Slam” – modeled after the tradition of a spoken-word poetry slam. The Slam, mixed in with a day of panels hosting FCC and […]


May 24th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

ARIN Advocate Affiliation Now Available

American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) Member Services recently announced the availability of a new “Advocate Affiliation.” Details from their message: The ARIN Advocate program offers a way for organizations that are ineligible for membership to show support for the community-driven model of Internet number resource policy development and ARIN’s role as a Regional Internet Read more…


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: , , , |

News from the front: Challenges for research and development of the future Internet identified by the EIFFEL Think Tank

Contributed by Borka Jerman-Blaži?, ISOC Slovenia Chapter and ECC
Discussions about Future Internet challenges are ongoing around the world in different groups, such as the commercial, regulatory, and academic worlds, with an aim to define and envisage the nature and process of arriving at the Future Internet. One such group, consisting of US and EU based […]


July 20th, 2009 by | Posted in IETF, ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |