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Hello World: Enabling Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)
ICANN’s Senior Director, International Domain Names and Universal Acceptance Programs, Sarmad Hussain, discusses how the technical community, ICANN, and volunteers around the world have been working together to internationalize the Domain Name System (DNS) to promote linguistic diversity on the Internet.
Now Open: Request for Information on Identity Verification Methods for SSAD
ICANN has opened a Request for Information (RFI) to better understand what may be commercially available in the marketplace to deliver some or all of the System for Standardized Access/Disclosure to Non-Public Registration Data (SSAD), including existing methods for identity verification. Click on the above title to learn more.
A Preview of ICANN71 Participation Metrics
ICANN’s Vice President of Global Meeting Operations, Nick Tomasso, provides a brief preview of ICANN71 participation metrics. More than 1,330 attendees participated from 147 countries and territories. Thank you to everyone who helped make the ICANN71 Virtual Policy Forum a success. Click the link in the title to learn more.
ICANN71 Governmental Advisory Committee Communiqué Now Available
At each ICANN Public Meeting, the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) drafts a communiqué reporting on discussions held during the meeting. The GAC met via remote participation, from 14 to 17 June 2021. Click the title above to read the ICANN71 GAC Communiqué.
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Draft North America Engagement Plan FY21-25
This Public Comment proceeding solicits input on an engagement plan for the North America region. The Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) North America team incorporated the feedback collected from a shared document and public webinars into the draft plan.
Close Date: 2 July 2021
Initial Report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team – PHASE 2A
This Public Comment proceeding seeks to obtain input on the Initial Report of the Phase 2A EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team. Phase 2A was tasked to address the following two topics: 1) the differentiation of legal vs. natural persons' registration data and 2) the feasibility of unique contacts to have a uniform anonymized email address.
Close Date: 19 July 2021
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