Ccnso

The Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is the policy-development body for a narrow range of global issues regarding country code top-level domains (ccTLD) within the ICANN structure.Established under the bylaws of ICANN, it is responsible for developing and recommending global policies relating to ccTLD to the ICANN Board of Directors, including the name-related activities of ccTLDs and coordinating with other ICANN Supporting Organizations, committees, and constituencies under ICANN.
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  • Roberts elected to ICANN board

    … Channel Islands ccTLD operator Nigel Roberts has been elected to ICANN’s board of directors. He gathered an impressive 67% of the votes in an anonymous poll of ccNSO members conducted last week. He received 60 votes versus the 29 cast for his only opponent, Pierre Ouedraogo, an internet pioneer from Burkina Faso. Roberts, a Brit, runs…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • Election season at ICANN

    … Two significant votes are coming up soon in the ICANN community, with the GNSO Council looking for a new chair and the ccNSO ready to select a new appointee for the ICANN board of directors. The ccNSO election will see an actual contest for what is believed to be the first time, with at least two candidates fighting it out. The GNSO vote…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • In harsh tones, ccNSO rejects NomCom appointee

    … ICANN’s Country Code Names Supporting Organization has rejected the appointment to its Council of a Canadian registry director. Saying NomCom ignored long-standing guidance to avoid appointing registry employees, the ccNSO Council has said the recent naming of Marita Moll to the role is “unacceptable”. Moll will have to choose between sitting…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 12 readers -