international domain news

international domain news

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 00:13:47 +1100 (EST)
Australian chosen to head ICANN
Australia's Dr Paul Twomey has been appointed the new
president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers (ICANN).,7204,6152415%5E15318%5E%5Enbv%5E15306,00.html,2000024993,20272996,00.htm

Aussies contend for top ICANN job
Two Australian domain name experts have captured the
attention of the US media after being tipped for the top
job at the international internet names regulator, ICANN.,7204,6141918%5e16123%5e%5enbv%5e,00.html

auDA chief says he's not in line for ICANN job
.au Domain Administration (auDA) chief executive officer
Chris Disspain says there is no truth in the rumour that he
may be in line to become the next chief of The Internet
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

auDA director gets say in next ICANN board
A director of auDA, Tony Staley, has been elected to
ICANN's Nominating Committee as the delegate of operators
of country code top-level domains (ccTLDs).,2000024981,20272927,00.htm

Domain name dispute decided in GlobalCenter's favour
The second domain name dispute settled by the World
Intellectual Property Organisation Arbitration and
Mediation Center, under the .au Domain Administration's new
naming rules, has found in favour of GlobalCenter Pty Ltd,
a commercial data and ISP hosting centre.

Afghanistan takes Internet domain name
War-battered Afghanistan takes a step towards rejoining the
modern world Monday when the country formally takes control
of its own internet domain, .af, the United Nations said.

Will China's .cn Lift the Sagging Internet?
An analysis of pre-registrations just released shows
surging interest in the newly opened .cn domain, the
official Internet address for the People's Republic of

Truth in Domain Names Act
To amend title 18, United States Code, to punish persons
who use false or misleading domain names to attract
children to Internet sites not appropriate for children.
(introduced 26/2/03)

Singapore Withdraws Internet Domain Trademark Application
Singapore's Internet registry on Friday withdrew its
trademark application for the country suffix for the
Internet domain name of ".sg", following a hostile public
reaction to the unprecedented move.

Croatian domain name registrations on the increase
The remarkable growth of Croatian internet can be seen from
the growing demand for the Croatian top-level domain,

ICANN loads dice in reform process
The last glimmer of hope that Internet overseeing
organisation ICANN may be planning to make itself more
relevant was snuffed out yesterday when it chose two key
people to push through this year's reform process.

ICANN Meetings in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ICANN's next round of meetings will be held 23-27 March
2003, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The meetings are free to
attend, and open to any interested person. ICANN encourages
broad participation in its bottom-up consensus-development
process. You can take part in these meetings by attending
in person, by taking part in the webcast and remote
participation opportunities, and/or by joining one of the
various ICANN-related mailing lists.

ICANN Rio de Janeiro Meeting Topic: Internationalized
Domain Names
Standards for ICANN Authorization of Internationalized
Domain Name Registrations in Registries with Agreements 

ICANN Rio de Janeiro Meeting Topic: Country-Code Names
Supporting Organization
Compiled Recommendations of the ccNSO Assistance Group

ICANN Rio de Janeiro Meeting Topic: ICANN Preliminary
Budget for 2003-2004
One topic to be discussed at the ICANN Public Forum on 26
March 2003 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the ICANN
Preliminary Budget for 2003-2004. Based on comments
received on the Preliminary Budget at the Public Forum, a
Proposed Budget will be prepared in mid-May 2003 and will
be presented to the ICANN Board for its consideration at
the Montreal meeting in late-June 2003.

Preliminary Fiscal Year 2003–2004 Budget
This Preliminary FY04 Budget has been prepared by the
incumbent President and CEO (Stuart Lynn) to provide
background materials for discussion of ICANN's 2003-2004
budget. This is the first posted step in the annual ICANN
budget process that will culminate with the Board adoption
of the Adopted FY04 Budget on 26 June 2003 following
posting – in accordance with the bylaws – of the Proposed
FY04 Budget on or about 15 May 2003.

ICANN Organization & Staffing
ICANN's functional organization is outlined. The various
boxes indicate the functional responsibilities. Also shown
are FY03 budgeted FTE and planned additional FTE for FY04
to meet requirements of ICANN 2.0.

IDNConnect - Interoperability event for internationalized
domain names: May 28-30, 2003 / San Francisco
IDNConnect is the first international, face-to-face event
for internationalized domain names (IDNs). The two purposes
of the event are to: 
help implementers of IDNs in programs, software libraries,
and DNS servers to test their software against other
programs and against reference implementations 
foster a discussion of issues with registering IDNs in
zones throughout the world.

Dynamic domain name service
THIS TIME NetSpeak has a look at a Net service called
dynamic domain name service that enables a netizen to
obtain static domain name for a Net server that is on a
dynamic IP-address.

VeriSign Lands UK Host
VeriSign said this morning it will offer its e-commerce
security technology through a domain
registration and hosting company serving the United Kingdom
and Europe.

New gTLDs Part II
Part I of this article explored some of the current
thinking and direction that key policy-makers seem to be
headed with the creation of new gTLDS. This part focuses on
a new alternative plan for the ongoing deployment of new

JPRS Will Start RFC-based Japanese JP Domain Name
Registration and Management Services from March.20.
- Internationalized Domain Name(IDN) Standard Published as
RFCs - Japan Registry Service Co., Ltd., the company
responsible for the management and administration of the
.JP top-level domain and operation of the domain name
system(DNS), announced today that its Japanese JP domain
name registration and management services will comply with
RFCs for Internationalized Domain Names(IDN) from March 20,
in accordance with the publishment of the RFCs, which
define the IDN-related technical standard, on March 7.

Lawscot domain dispute gets to court
The ongoing legal battle over domain between
the Law Society of Scotland and Glasgow resident Tommy
Butler finally ended up in court at the start of the month
- and promptly came back out again.


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