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From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 23:30:45 +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

EURID Selected as .eu Registry
The European Union has issued a draft decision (here in PDF
format) selecting European Registry for Internet Domains,
"EURID," as the registry for the new ".eu" ccTLD.

ICANN proposal would halve fees
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN) may temporarily halve the fees paid by ccTLD
(country code top level domain) registries to encourage
them to enter agreements with it.,10801,79473,00.html

Rio de Janeiro Meeting Proceeding as Scheduled
To the ICANN Community: On March 8 ICANN requested feedback
from the community regarding whether attendees' plans to
travel to the ICANN meeting in Rio de Janeiro would be
affected in the event of the outbreak of war. The
overwhelming majority of respondents said that their plans
to travel would not be affected, although a couple
indicated that they would need to wait to see what

Message from Louis Touton (ICANN General Counsel) to Harold
Feld and Marc Schneiders (Representing Non-Commercial Users

World Wide Alliance of Top Level Domain ccTLD Rio Meeting
Draft Agenda

Interim results from GNSO Election of ICANN Board seat 14
February - March 2003

Melb IT, CommBank hit by fraud
Police are investigating two fraudulent spam attacks in the
same day, as both the country's largest bank and domain
name registrar were targeted by fraudsters. Melbourne IT
confirmed that deceptive emails luring its customers into
paying a third party for domain name renewal had been
referred to the Australian Federal Police, while the
Commonwealth Bank was also targeted by emails sent to some
of its Netbank users, which attempt to deceive them into
entering their account and password details at a non-CBA

Airports Encouraged to "Land" a .Aero Domain
The .aero domain name, quietly introduced for the aviation
community in 2001 along with the much better known names
.biz and .info is beginning to gain momentum within its
community of interest.

Madrid loses fight for
The Madrid City Council has lost its attempt to recover the
domain name from a company that uses it to
provide free e-mail addresses. The arbitration ruling goes
in the opposite direction to a previous ruling over

World Wide Alliance of Top Level Domain - AdCom
Teleconference Minutes  Home |About ccTLD| Who is who |
Contact Details |Meetings |Helpdesk  
Minutes of the AdCom Teleconference on 12 March 2003, 20:00
GMT Chaired by: Patricio Poblete

China .cn Internet addresses now open to all
For the first time, businesses around the globe are able to
establish a China-facing Internet presence by registering a
.CN domain name - China's Internet address - under a new
open policy.

CENTR Vacancy: General Manager
CENTR is a not for profit organisation, incorporated in the
UK, and with staff currently based in Oxford and Salzburg.
CENTR was created and funded by country code top level
domain registries (ccTLDs) in Europe and beyond. CENTR's
members manage the national Internet domain name registries
for names registered under their two-letter code (.fr, .uk,
.de etc)

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