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.
Posts about Ccnso
  • New ccTLDs may have to block name collisions

    … ICANN is thinking about expanding its controversial policy on name collisions from new gTLDs to new ccTLDs. The country code Names Supporting Organization has been put on notice (pdf) that ICANN’s board of directors plans to pass a resolution on the matter shortly. The resolution would call on the ccNSO to “undertake a study to understand…

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  • Cowley, one foot out of the industry, joins Architelos

    … Former Nominet CEO Lesley Cowley has become a consultant for Architelos, as part of a raft of domain and non-domain industry positions she’s taken on. Primarily, Cowley has become chair of the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency — a public-sector role with a vague conceptual relationship with domain names (ie, managing lots of unique…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 2 readers -
  • EU IDN not banned after all

    … The European Union request for the Greek-script ccTLD .ευ has not been thrown out, according to ICANN. Last week DI reported that .ευ was the only one of three IDN ccTLD requests — the other two being Bulgaria’s .бг and Greece’s .ελ — to fail a test for confusing similarity on appeal. .ευ was found to be confusingly similar to .EY and .EU…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 3 readers -
  • ICANN board getting three new directors

    …, having stood unopposed for one of the two ccNSO seats. The changes take effect at the end of the LA meeting, which runs from October 12 to 16. Related posts: Kleinwächter joins ICANN board Crocker picked to lead ICANN Two-horse race for ICANN board seat …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 5 readers -
  • After slamming the ccNSO, India joins it

    … on the first 151 ccTLDs to join, but this one’s interesting because NIXI’s mononymed CEO Dr Govind led a charge of criticism against the ccNSO for excluding non-members from the IANA transition review. In July, Govind complained that a “significant section of the ccTLD Registry operator community do not share the objectives of the ccNSO membership…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 1 readers -
  • ccTLD anger over IANA group “capture”

    … Operators of dozens of ccTLDs are said to be furious that they don’t have representation on the group coordinating the transition of the IANA functions from US oversight. The IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) has been “captured” by members of ICANN’s country-code Names Supporting Organization, which does not represent all…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 7 readers -
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