ICANN Extends Call for Expressions of Interest for 2020 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect through 5 July 2019

The ICANN organization is seeking expressions of interest for leadership roles in the 2020 Nominating Committee (NomCom) – that of the 2020 NomCom Chair and Chair-Elect. In September 2018, the ICANN Board appointed J. Damon Aschraft as the 2019 NomCom Chair and Cheryl Ann Miller as the 2019 NomCom Chair-Elect. (  In the Spring of

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ccTLDs Account For Two-Thirds Of All European Domains While At Least Half New gTLDs Loss Making: Afnic Report

ccTLD domain names account for over half of the domain names registered around the world, except in North America where that figure falls to 5%, according to The Global Domain Name Market in 2018 report, released by Afnic, the .fr registry. Within Europe, ccTLDs account for 64%, Latin America and the Caribbean 59%, Asia-Pacific 57%

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New Awards Program Launches to Recognize Achievements of the .ORG Community

The .ORG Impact Awards is Now Accepting Nominations from Nonprofits, Corporations, Community Groups and More      [news release] In celebration of organizations using the Internet to empower change around the world, The .ORG Impact Awards, sponsored by Public Interest Registry, launches today to honor .ORG domain name users for their accomplishments. From individuals to large corporations,

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