Affirmation Of Commitments

  • ICANN retires Affirmation of Commitments with US gov

    … ICANN has terminated its last formal oversight link with the US government. Late last week, ICANN chair Steve Crocker and Larry Strickling, assistant secretary at the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration mutually agreed to retire the seven-year-old Affirmation of Commitments. The AoC, negotiated during the tail end…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • Second new gTLD round “possible” but not “probable” in 2016

    … of its authority over the DNS. On the review, it states: If and when new gTLDs (whether in ASCII or other language character sets) have been in operation for one year, ICANN will organize a review that will examine the extent to which the introduction or expansion of gTLDs has promoted competition, consumer trust and consumer choice, as well…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
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