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    Harold Feld Analogizes ICANN to a (Bad) Reality TV Show
    On July 24th, 2009 with 0 comments
    Harold Feld has written a strong contender for 'Best Blog Post About ICANN'. ...
    Section: Main > ICANN Staff and StructureBoard of Directors

    ICANN finally might appoint an ombudsman
    On February 23rd, 2009 with 6 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "A mysterious item has appeared on the Board meeting page in...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    Same Old, Same Old
    On January 8th, 2009 with 0 comments
    ICANN ignores Ed Hasbrouck because he's not very clubby. But I've yet to see a...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsWatchdogs

    Joi Ito's Parting Thoughts
    On November 13th, 2007 with 0 comments
    Departing ICANN Board member Joi Ito's parting...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    What Does the ICANN Board Do?
    On August 3rd, 2007 with 0 comments
    As part of my now nearly complete service on the ICANN Nomcom, I had to think...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsNomCom

    Board Votes .xxx Down (9-5) -- Crawford Dissents
    On March 30th, 2007 with 5 comments
    Other than the obvious answer that both incumbent TLD operators and trademark...
    Section: Main > gTLDs hoping to enter the legacy rootBoard of Directors

    On March 29th, 2007 with 0 comments
    I'm just wondering if I am the only person who sees a small contradiction...
    Section: Main > ICANN MeetingsBoard of Directors

    ICANN's Concept of Process Values Still Needs Work
    On December 12th, 2006 with 0 comments
    Ed Hasbrouck writes on the GA list,Less than 24 hours after I posted the latest...
    Section: Main > WatchdogsBoard of Directors

    ICANN Kept Reconsideration Decision(s?) Secret
    On December 11th, 2006 with 1 comments
    ehasbrouck writes "During the public forum in Sao Paulo, ICANN revealed that...
    Section: Main > ICANN MeetingsBoard of Directors

    Public Participation Exposed for the Farce It's Always Been
    On December 1st, 2006 with 1 comments
    Bret Fausett has it right:In what has to be one of its most jaw-dropping...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsSecurity

    Rita Rodin Joins ICANN Board
    On June 28th, 2006 with 2 comments
    ICANN Blog reports Rita Rodin Elected to ICANN Board. Although many...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    Board Resolutions Don't Mean A Thing
    On June 22nd, 2006 with 1 comments
    Bret Fausett has the details, and they're worth reading, but the key point is...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsLaugh (or Cry)

    GNSO 1st Round Vote Should Be Done Now
    On June 16th, 2006 with 4 comments
    The GNSO is choosing someone for the remaining term of the open Board seat...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    Marilyn Cade Out of the Nomcom and Into...Something
    On May 2nd, 2006 with 14 comments
    Long-time ICANNite Marilyn Cade resigned from the 2006 Nomcom a few days ago in...
    Section: Main > NomComBoard of Directors

    ICANN NomCom Issues Call for Future Board Members
    On April 18th, 2006 with 8 comments
    The ICANN Nominating Committee, of which (will wonders never cease) I am a...
    Section: Main > NomComBoard of Directors

    ASO Considers Four Board Candidates
    On April 10th, 2006 with 1 comments
    The ASO has fielded four candidates to replace Mouhamet Diop, whose term ends...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    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

    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

    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

    ICANN Board Feeding at the Trough
    On November 8th, 2005 with 3 comments
    GeorgeK writes "The agenda for the board meeting of November 8, 2005 includes...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    ICANN Names New Board-Members-to-Be
    On November 4th, 2005 with 24 comments
    Althought the behavior of the ICANN staff remains amazingly problematic, the...
    Section: Main > ICANN Does GoodBoard of Directors

    ICANN: Minutes of June 28th Board Meeting
    On July 6th, 2005 with 3 comments
    Fergie writes "Bret Fausett writes in the ICANN Blog: [Minutes of June 28th...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    Auerbach Accuses Board of Dereliction of Duty on IP Allocation
    On April 11th, 2005 with 26 comments
    Former ICANN Director Karl Auerbach has some harsh things to say about the...
    Section: Main > IP NumbersBoard of Directors

    Country Names in the DNS
    On April 8th, 2005 with 12 comments
    Bret Fausett reports on today's Friday Board Meeting at ICANN, including this...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorssTLDs hoping to enter legacy root

    Some Ancient Minutes Appear Long After Anyone Cares
    On March 20th, 2005 with 4 comments
    ICANN has now posted minutes for the 18 October and 15 November 2004 "Special"...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    Why ICANN Should Not Be in the Grant-Giving Biz
    On December 22nd, 2004 with 8 comments
    It's rare for the editors of ICANNWatch to disagree much, but this may be one...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    The Nom Comm oracle speaks
    On October 11th, 2004 with 6 comments
    ICANN's Nominating Committee announced its selections today. Its appointments...
    Section: Main > Board of Directors

    Rome, In a Day
    On March 6th, 2004 with 22 comments
    The ICANN Board reached a number of decisions in Rome. As is usually the case...
    Section: Main > ICANN MeetingsBoard of Directors

    VeriSign Spreads the News About the Board's (non)Decision on WLS
    On February 20th, 2004 with 0 comments
    ICANN.org's front page carries the breathless news that Alejandro Pisanty's...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsVerisign/NSI

    Rumor: WLS Decision Put Off to Rome Meeting
    On February 18th, 2004 with 1 comments
    It's just a rumor -- there's nothing on the ICANN web site that might look like...
    Section: Main > Board of DirectorsVerisign/NSI

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