ICANN: Data Protection/Privacy Update Webinar Scheduled for 2 February

ICANN today [25 Jan] announced that it will hold a webinar on 2 February from 1530 to 1630 UTC to provide an update on data protection/privacy activities related to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The webinar will focus on ICANN‘s three proposed interim models for collecting registration data and implementing registration directory

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ICANN Draft FY19 Operating Plan and Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update

Brief Overview Purpose: Focusing on ICANN‘s commitment to the multistakeholder model, ICANN‘s Draft FY19 Operating Plan and Budget and the current year update to the Five-Year Operating Plan are provided for community discussion and public comment. ICANN seeks structured feedback on the plans described in these documents. The documents incorporate improvements on previous years based

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ICANN: Implementation of the Consensus Policy for Protection of Certain Specific IGO and INGO Identifiers for All gTLDs

ICANN today [16 Jan] announced that all ICANN generic top-level domain (gTLD) contracted parties must implement the new Consensus Policy concerning the protection of certain specific names of intergovernmental organizations (IGO) and international nongovernmental organizations (INGO) identifiers in all gTLDs. This Consensus Policy relates only to those identifiers specifically approved by the ICANN Board in

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