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
  • Concern as ICANN shuts down “independent” security review

    … independent security review. The Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS Review, known as SSR-2, is one of the mandatory reviews that got transferred into ICANN’s bylaws after the Affirmation of Commitments with the US wound up last year. The review is supposed to look at ICANN’s “execution of its commitment to enhance the operational…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 19 readers -
  • Egyptian elected new GAC chair

    … Telecom Regulatory Authority, NTRA. Schneider said he was stepping down from the GAC earlier this year, having received a promotion back home that will limit his availability for ICANN work. The handover means that both the GAC and the ICANN board of directors will, from this Thursday, be chaired by Egyptians. The ICANN board will on Thursday…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 9 readers -
  • “We own your name” government tells Amazon in explosive slapdown

    … to decided what is public policy, it is for the governments to decide,” Iran’s Kavouss Arasteh said. During a later session today the GAC, talking among itself, made little progress in deciding how to formally respond to the ICANN board’s resolution. A session between the GAC and the ICANN board on Tuesday is expected to be the next time the issue raises its increasingly ugly head. Tweet Tagged: abu dhabi, amazon, dot-brands, gac, ICANN, icann 60, irp, new gTLDs, peru …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 25 readers -
  • Double-charging claims as registries ramp up new gTLD refund demands

    … revenue by introducing policies such as the ban on two-letter domains, increased trademark protections, and other government-requested restrictions that were introduced after application fees had already been paid. The tone of the letter is polite, but seems to mask an underlying resentment among registries that ICANN has not been giving them a fair chance to grow their businesses. Tweet Tagged: fees, gac, ICANN, new gTLDs, rebate, rysg, tmch …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -
  • Will ICANN punt on .amazon again?

    … policy reasons to keep the gTLD available for possible future use by its own peoples. The string “Amazon”, among its many uses, is of course the name of a river and a rain forest that covers much of the South American continent. But the IRP panel decided that the ICANN board should have at least required the GAC to explain its public policy arguments…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 20 readers -
  • 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. Both men serve…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 13 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 21 readers -
  • 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 …

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 65 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 22 readers -
  • Iran reported to Ombudsman after new gTLD conspiracy theory

    …, Arasteh said in an email: “If you insist, I interpret that this is an effort to EXCLUDE GAC TO ATTEND THE PDP.” In other words, he was accusing the WG leaders from trying to exclude governments from helping to develop the rules of the new gTLD program. Doria responded that she took the tone of the remarks as “abusive”, adding: since my motives have…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 15 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 20 readers -
  • Government anger over two-letter domains

    … threat to ICANN, a typical negotiating tactic of governments that don’t get what they want from ICANN. The relatively trivial disagreement in this case is ICANN’s decision to allow gTLD registries to release all previously reserved two-letter strings. In November, ICANN approved a policy that released all two-letter strings on the proviso…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • 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…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 23 readers -
  • Get ready for thousands of new two-letter domains

    … for the right to get to pre-approve the release of “es” and “it” domains, whereas the governments of the US and UK really could not care less. The most-recent formal GAC advice on the subject, coming out of the July meeting in Helsinki, merely said ICANN should: urge the relevant Registry or the Registrar to engage with the relevant GAC members when…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 11 readers -
  • Governments mull greater geo gTLD powers

    … in order to get Montenegro’s support for .bar. But other names were not protected. Notably, the string “Amazon” was not on any of the protected lists, largely because while it’s a river and a forest it doesn’t match the name of a formal administrative region of any country. While GAC objections ultimately killed off Amazon’s bid for .amazon…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 18 readers -