domain name & WSIS news - 27 June

domain name & WSIS news - 27 June

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 22:20:01 +1000 (EST)
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the latest domain news. By COB 30 June, a more recent
edition of the news will normally be posted to the
auDA web site. The domain name news is supported by

nz: Transfer to Another Registrar Policy Review
InternetNZ, through the Office of the Domain Name
Commissioner, is reviewing its policy regarding the
transferring of domain names between registrars. The
current policy can be seen at:

my: Our man in ICANN
MEET Mohamed Sharil Tarmizi. He may not look or sound
familiar but search out his name on Google and you'll
get no fewer than 600 hits.

Live Nude Domain Names
ICANN announced recently that it has begun
negotiations with an applicant for another 'sponsored'
(non-open) top level domain, .XXX. There has been a
fair amount of coverage, for and against.

eu: Communiqué of the 26th CENTR General Assembly
CENTR, the Council of European National Top Level
Domain Registries, welcomed over 60 participants to
its twenty-sixth General Assembly in Trondheim,
Norway. The meeting, which took place on 16-17 June
2005, held discussions on Internet governance and
other topical matters between the managers of 44 top
level domains.

First Irish .eu registrar named
EURid, the Registry appointed by the European
Commission to manage the new .eu domain name, has
appointed IE Internet as its first registrar in

fr: Saint-Exupery estate wins 'cybersquatting' case
The literary estate of French author Antoine de
Saint-Exupery on Friday won a cybersquatting case to
evict a Virgin Islands operator whose Web Site sells
memorabilia linked to the creator of "The Little

APTLD Singapore: Draft Meeting Agenda

eNom, Inc., Announces That It Will Be the Largest
Domain Registrar to Offer the New .Jobs Top Level
Domain (news release)
eNom, along with Employ Media, announced it is
offering customers .jobs domain registrations. eNom,
Inc., one of the top registrars in the world with over
6.4 million domains hosted, will be the largest domain
registrar to offer the .jobs domain.

ENom Offering .Jobs Domain
Domain name registrar eNom and Employ Media announced
on Thursday that eNom is now offering .jobs domain
registrations, making the company the largest domain
registrar to offer the .jobs domain.

U.S. Department of State and WSIS
The U.S. Department of State has a section devoted to
WSIS. On the site there are a number of documents
including a call for comments from Americans on the UN
Working Group on Internet Governance.

us: IGP Hosts Event to Assess WGIG Report in
Washington DC
The UN Secretary-General’s WGIG will release its
long-awaited report on July 18. On July 28, IGP and
three other university programs will co-sponsor a
symposium in Washington, DC to assess the final report
of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance. The
event, titled  "Regime Change on the Internet?
Internet Governance After WGIG" will be the first
major public event in the US to review the WGIG report
and look towards the future of Internet governance,
leading up to the WSIS Summit in Tunisia and beyond.
The event will be held on July 28, in Washington, DC.

WSIS as a case of information capitalism?
A conference in Amsterdam last week brought together
many info-activists and critical intellectuals for
reflections on the “information for development”
discourse. Themes of the “Incommunicado” event ranged
from multi-stakeholderism at WSIS to the global
political economy of information. It also was the
largest gathering of people involved inside and
outside the WSIS that provided a critical look at “the
big picture”. Timing was well, as discussions like
this have been going on implicitly and informally for
a while.


Sources include Quicklinks <> and
BNA Internet Law News <>.


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