Gac

This is an article about the gac fruit. For other uses, see Gac (disambiguation), or Global Assembly Cache.Momordica cochinchinensis is a Southeast Asian fruit found throughout the region from Southern China to Northeastern Australia, including Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Posts about Gac
    • Iran rep reported to ICANN Ombudsman, again

      Iran’s Governmental Advisory Committee representative has found himself reported to ICANN’s Ombudsman for alleged bad behavior for the second time in just a few months. Outspoken GACer Kavouss Arasteh was referred to Ombudsman Herb Waye by consultant John Laprise, according to posts on mailing lists and social media.

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  • Governments slammed for overreach as Amazon wins gTLD appeal

    … by ICANN’s new gTLD program rules because it does not match the name of an administrative region of any country. Regardless, Brazil and Peru said that to give .amazon to Amazon would prevent it being used in future by citizens of the informal South American region. GAC consensus was reached only after the US government, for political reasons…

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  • US “threatens” Costa Rica over Pirate Bay domains

    …, one of the Pirate Bay’s founders launched a piracy-friendly domain registration service. Just this week, the European Court of Justice ruled, after seven years of legal fights, that the Pirate Bay infringes copyright, raising the possibility of the site being blocked in more European countries. The NIC.cr letter is dated June 6. It had not yet been published by ICANN or the GAC. Tweet Tagged: .cr, commerce, copyright, gac, iana, ICANN, nic.cr, ntia, piracy, the pirate bay …

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  • Country names to finally be released in new gTLDs

    …. The wishes of each government are record in a GAC database. The only territories to so far give a blanket waiver over their names are: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK, the USA, Guernsey and Pitcairn. Almost 70 other countries have said they need to be told when a registry wants to sell a domain matching…

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  • Iran reported to Ombudsman after new gTLD conspiracy theory

    … in a clear, respectful and objective manner. This cooperative atmosphere allowed for a timely discussion and quick resolution. Aratesh has for some time been one of the most vocal and combative GAC reps, noticeably unafraid to raise his voice when he needs to make his point. He recently publicly threatened to take his concerns about ICANN’s policy on two-character domains to the International Telecommunications Union if his demands were not met. Tweet Tagged: gac, ICANN, iran, new gTLDs, subsequent procedures …

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  • ICANN loosens Whois privacy rules for registrars

    … ICANN has made it easier for registries and registrars to opt-out of Whois-related contractual provisions when they clash with local laws. From this week, accredited domain firms will not have to show that they are being investigated by local privacy or law enforcement authorities before they can request a waiver from ICANN. Instead, they’ll…

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  • Government anger over two-letter domains

    … Brazil, Iran, China and the European Union are among at least 10 angered that the names are either not adequately protected or only available for exorbitant prices, The debate got very heated at ICANN 58 here in Copenhagen on Wednesday morning, during a public session between the GAC and the board, with Iran’s outspoken GAC rep, Kavous Arasteh, almost…

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  • Schneider quits as chair of GAC

    … ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee is looking for a new chair. Incumbent Thomas Schneider intends to leave the role before his current two-year term expires, he told GAC members assembled here at the ICANN 58 public meeting in Copenhagen this afternoon. Schneider said that his boss at the Swiss government agency at which he works…

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  • Get ready for thousands of new two-letter domains

    … release. My sense is that some kind of amendment to Registry Agreements might be required, so we’re probably looking at months before we start seeing two-letter domains being released. Tweet Tagged: cctlds, gac, hyderabad, ICANN, icann 57, new gTLDs, two-character, two-letter …

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  • Governments mull greater geo gTLD powers

    … with other parts of the ICANN community, mainly the GNSO, on geo names, to avoid overlap and conflict further down the line. The GAC has a working group looking at the issue. It hopes to have something to recommend to the ICANN board by the Copenhagen meeting next March. Tweet Tagged: gac, geographic, ICANN, icann 57, new gTLDs …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • RANT: Governments raise yet another UN threat to ICANN

    … the UN’s International Telecommunications Union if they don’t get what they want from the rest of the community. It’s the kind of thing the IANA transition was supposed to minimize, but just weeks later it appears that little has really changed in the rarefied world of ICANN politicking. Thomas Schneider, GAC chair, said this on a conference call…

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  • ICANN faces first post-transition test of UN power (for real this time)

    …. Simultaneously and separately, members of ICANN’s board and staff have been quietly talking to a handful of GAC members and IGOs about the same issue in what has become known as the “small group”. Because it’s small. And a group. Yesterday, ICANN divulged the consensus of the small group in a letter (pdf) to the leaders of the GNSO Council. Its…

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  • Buy it or lose it? Governments could get first dibs on two-letter domains

    … Period would be limited to those companies or government entities in charge of matching ccTLDs. The measures are outlined in “Proposed Measures for Letter/Letter Two-Character ASCII Labels to Avoid Confusion with Corresponding Country Codes” (pdf), published by ICANN late last week. The surprisingly succinct document outlines three things new…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • Donuts wins .doctor

    … the GAC advice, but changed its mind this February, declining to impose such restrictive language on .doctor’s contractual Public Interest Commitments. So it seems that .doctor will be generally unrestricted. Donuts will have to sign up to the standard “Category 1” PICs, which require the registry to work with relevant regulatory bodies, however. Tweet Tagged: .doctor, donuts, gac, ICANN, new gTLDs, radix …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
  • Governments split on IANA transition

    … ICANN’s Governmental Advisory Committee is unlikely to provide its full backing to accountability proposals supporting the IANA transition. In meetings at ICANN 55 in Marrkech over the weekend, a handful of GAC delegates publicly stated that they would block consensus over concerns the proposals reduce government power in ICANN. The most vocal…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • .phone will be restricted after Dish gTLD auction win

    … The new gTLD .phone is going to be tightly restricted, after Dish DBS won the contested string at auction. The American satellite communications firm beat Donuts to the gTLD, judging by Donuts’ withdrawal from the two-horse on Friday. This means that if you’re not a licensed telecoms or voice-over-IP service provider, you won’t be able…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
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