auDA In More Turmoil: Another Director Resigns While Threatening Members With Court Action Over SGM

The turmoil at auDA continues. This week the Australian government released a scathing review into the .au policy and regulatory body with a number of recommendations that, unless they’re all acted upon will see auDA replaced. And it’s unlikely to get member approval to implement the required recommendations. Then Thursday another demand class member resigned,

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ICANN Receives Data Protection/Privacy Guidance from Article 29 Working Party

ICANN today announced that it has received a letter from the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) [PDF, 400 KB] that provides guidance on the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on the collection, retention and publication of domain name registration data and the WHOIS system. ICANN organization’s response to the letter

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ICANN Publishes ICANN61 By the Numbers Report

ICANN published the ICANN61 By the Numbers report, which includes technical, demographic, and attendance statistics. This report summarizes our findings from ICANN‘s third Community Forum of the new meeting strategy. This report is part of ICANN‘s commitment to transparency. By the Numbers Report highlights include: 1,565 checked-in participants, with 604 listing their region as North

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