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    Palage Resigns from ICANN Board
    On April 5th, 2006 with 3 comments
    According to a letter dated April 3, 2006, forwarded to me by a reliable...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsRegistrars

    Facts About .com Name Registrations
    On March 31st, 2006 with 5 comments
    Dennis Forbes has some Interesting facts about (.com) domain name...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSI

    ICANN & the Curate's Egg
    On March 31st, 2006 with 3 comments
    Susan Crawford is as good an ICANN Board member as we are likely to get. But...
    Section: Main > ICANN Meetings

    Vint Cerf has a different model
    On March 30th, 2006 with 10 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "From the transcript of the first half of the public forum...
    Section: Main > The Big PictureBoard of Directors

    It's Time for Another Transparent ICANN Meeting
    On March 24th, 2006 with 2 comments
    ICANN's ten or so day meeting period is getting underway in New Zealand, a...
    Section: Main > ICANN Meetings

    ICANN's Strategic Objectives Revealed
    On March 19th, 2006 with 6 comments
    Here's an unofficial peek in to ICANN's upcoming strategic objectives.On the...
    Section: Main > Laugh (or Cry)The Big Picture

    CIRA Suspends Participation in ICANN (and Payments!)
    On March 17th, 2006 with 7 comments
    The gauntlet is thrown. And by Canadians. Until ICANN meets very minimal and...
    Section: Main > Country-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)ICANN Staff and Structure

    Welcome to the Club
    On March 16th, 2006 with 3 comments
    Bret Fausett has something to say to the registrars who filed a reconsideration...
    Section: Main > ICANNWatch.orgRegistrars

    Ross Rader: ICANN "Hostile" to Community
    On March 10th, 2006 with 2 comments
    Ross Rader has some pungent things to say about ICANN's refusal to adopt...
    Section: Main > WatchdogsThe Big Picture

    ICANN Irony
    On March 1st, 2006 with 4 comments
    Kieren McCarthy thinks ICANN just signed its own death warrant. He just might...
    Section: Main > The Big Picture

    A Day Which Will Live In Infamy
    On March 1st, 2006 with 5 comments
    GeorgeK writes "ICANN's Board voted to accept the latest settlement proposal by...
    Section: Main > Lawsuits and Judicial DecisionsVerisign/NSI

    US Requests Info From Folks Who'd Like to Be IANA
    On February 23rd, 2006 with 10 comments
    This is a potentially major development: the US Government has issued a notice...
    Section: Main > IANAUSA Goverment Relations

    Any Free Speech Left in .US?
    On February 15th, 2006 with 10 comments
    kathrynkl@aol.com writes "Robert Peterson registered his .US domain name by...
    Section: Main > PrivacyLawsuits and Judicial Decisions

    ICANN Manager of Public Participation: MIA or RIP?
    On February 14th, 2006 with 1 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "ICANN's erstwhile Acting General Manager, Communications and...
    Section: Main > ICANN Staff and Structure

    When is a registrant NOT a registrant?
    On February 14th, 2006 with 7 comments
    Richard_Henderson writes "A year ago, when the .pro registry was languishing...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    ICANN Continues to Stonewall on Independent Review
    On February 5th, 2006 with 3 comments
    I have often disagreed with ICANN's actions, especially when it comes to...
    Section: Main > Lawsuits and Judicial DecisionsBoard of Directors

    Amazing! Staff Says ICANN-Verisign Deal Doesn't Raise 'Policy' Issues
    On February 3rd, 2006 with 3 comments
    Who needs ICANNWatch in the weeks when Bret Fausett is energized? See Pigs and...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSIICANN Staff and Structure

    Don't Rely on ICANN's 'Correspondence' Section
    On February 1st, 2006 with 1 comments
    ICANN. Open and transparent. Not. When ICANN wants to publicize a letter...
    Section: Main > ICANN Staff and StructureITU

    Petition Against Verisign
    On January 31st, 2006 with 1 comments
    Danny Younger writes on various mailing lists:As a believer in grassroots...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSIWatchdogs

    ICANN Posts New VeriSign Deal
    On January 30th, 2006 with 7 comments
    The announcement popped into our mailbox early this morning:Please be informed...
    Section: Main > Verisign/NSILawsuits and Judicial Decisions

    ICANN Still Can't Do an Open and Transparent Job at IANA
    On January 26th, 2006 with 17 comments
    Speaking of Bret Fausett, he has a very nice catch over at his blog today,Over...
    Section: Main > IANACountry-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)

    ICANN reneges on independent review
    On January 25th, 2006 with 0 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "After having agreed in Vancouver to allow an independent...
    Section: Main > sTLDs hoping to enter legacy root

    Irish government plans to regulate .IE
    On January 10th, 2006 with 0 comments
    Antoin O Lachtnain writes "The Irish Department of Communications is planning...
    Section: Main > Country-Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs)

    CAT toplevel domain online
    On December 20th, 2005 with 3 comments
    peter-dambier writes "CAT is in the...
    Section: Main > New gTLDs

    Is there a slash expert in the house?
    On December 16th, 2005 with 1 comments
    We recently changed hosts -- current services very kindly donated by Panix --...
    Section: Main > ICANNWatch.org

    ICANN agrees to allow an independent review (?)
    On December 12th, 2005 with 2 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "ICANN has agreed to submit to "independent" arbitration of...
    Section: Main > sTLDs hoping to enter legacy root

    Two Weeks Since Tunis: The Dust Hasn't Settled
    On December 5th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Andy Updegrove writes "As the dust settles (or doesn't) from Tunis, the U.S....
    Section: Main > WSIS

    Process Matters
    On December 3rd, 2005 with 1 comments
    I get so tired of ICANN participants who say that worrying about process is...
    Section: Main > ICANN MeetingssTLDs hoping to enter legacy root

    'A View From Vancouver'
    On December 3rd, 2005 with 0 comments
    Former ICANN Board Member Karl Auerbach (the elected kind of Board Member, the...
    Section: Main > ICANN Meetings

    .xxx On Hold ... Forever?
    On November 30th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Bret Fausett reports in his podcast that Vint Cerf went into the open portion...
    Section: Main > gTLDs hoping to enter the legacy rootICANN Meetings

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