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    Changes to IANA Contract
    posted by michael on Tuesday November 08 2005, @12:45PM

    Danny Younger on the GA list, notes the following:
    A new "Process for IANA Root Management Requests" as well as new metrics for IANA performance reports are detailed in the recently posted Modification #4 to the IANA Functions contract (dated September 29, 2005):

    [The NTIA]

    As far as I know, these details do not appear on the ICANN website.




     
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    Huh?
    by KarlAuerbach on Tuesday November 08 2005, @04:53PM (#16442)
    User #3243 Info | http://www.cavebear.com/
    Looking at pages 7 and 8 it seems that this purchase order establishes a rather complex handshake for IANA to receive change requests.

    But nowhere does it say that IANA actually changes anything.

    Rather at the very end on page 8 it seems to say that all that IANA does is to prepare a package to be US Dept of Commerce for permission. The document is silent about what happens if permission is denied or granted.

    Very strange.

    The complexity and detail of the request/confirmation processing suggests that this is coupled to some other thing that we are not seeing.
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