Affirmation Of Commitments

  • ICANN retires Affirmation of Commitments with US gov

    … of its actions. Ongoing projects such as the Competition and Consumer Trust Review originate in the AoC. The rationale for concluding the deal now is that most of significant provisions of the AoC have been grandfathered into ICANN’s revised bylaws and other foundational documents following the IANA transition, which concluded in October. Reviews…

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  • Second new gTLD round “possible” but not “probable” in 2016

    … in late 2016 rather than mid-2017. It will depend on how cooperative everybody is feeling and how tricky it is to find consensus on the issues. The AoC review, which will focus on “competition, consumer trust and consumer choice” is a bit harder to gauge. The 2009 Affirmation of Commitments is ICANN’s deal with the US government that gives it some…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
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