ICANN‘s Board of Directors has approved a plan to usher in one of the biggest changes ever to the Internet’s Domain Name System. The Board vote was 13 approving, 1 opposed, and 2 abstaining. During a special meeting, the Board approved a plan to dramatically increase the number of Internet domain name endings — called generic top-level domains (gTLDs), readmore
ICANN 40 | Silicon Valley | 13-18 March 2011
Silicon Valley is in the southern part of the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California in the United States. The region is home to many of the world’s largest technology companies including Apple, Cisco, Google, HP, Intel and Oracle.
ICANN meetings are an opportunity for members of the global Internet community to convene in one place, connect with one another and participate in the development of key policies that shape the Internet’s future. Among many other important functions, these meetings integrate new members into the ICANN community. Read more »
In preparation for the ICANN Board-GAC consultation in Brussels on 28 February and 1 March 2011, ICANN has prepared briefing papers to address the 12 topics identified in the GAC’s Cartagena communiqué as “…outstanding and require additional discussion between the Board and the GAC.” As some of the topics were considered to overlap or be inter-related, more than one topic is covered in some of the briefing papers.
The aim of the briefing papers is to identify the areas of difference which remain between the ICANN Board and the GAC on the nominated topics to focus the discussion on the issues in Brussels.(more…)
In a Phone call with Aras Noori, ShowTech programm on KurdSat TV disucced “TLD for Kurds”.
“It is obvious that the question of getting a TLD for Kurds comes up whenever a Kurdish individual enters a domain name with an extension of .de for Germany, .se for Sweden, .ir for Iran or any other extension. Read more »