ICANN Announcements

Nominating Committee Call for Expressions of Interest in Assessment Team

Summary

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) seeks an organization capable of interviewing and assessing candidates for ICANN leadership positions. ICANN’s Nominating Committee will take steps to identify and recruit a stream of candidates.

The search for candidates will be conducted on a worldwide basis depending on ICANN’s specific needs. Assessments will need to be made on a continuing basis as statements of interest from potential candidates are received, starting in January 2008 and concluding no later than 15 May 2008. Assessments should be made in person when possible and otherwise by telephone.

Announcements, Current Promos

.INFO Promo Update

This is to inform you that the .INFO promotion is now LIVE. Throughout the month of December, .INFO registrations will be available at an unbelievably low price of $1.69 only!

White Labeled Collaterals:

We have also prepared white-labeled collaterals for you to market this new promotion to your Customers and resellers.

Note:

  • This special promotion will end on 27th December 2007 at 11:30 GMT.
  • This scheme applies to all new .INFO Domain Names registered for the first year of their Registration. Therefore, a 2 year .INFO Domain Name will be charged at [$1.69 + slab-based price for 2nd year].
  • Renewals and Transfers will not attract this special pricing.
  • This promo is applicable only to Registrars who are reselling .INFO domains through LogicBoxes.
  • The system by default has set your .INFO Selling Price to your Customers and Sub-resellers as $2.44 and $2.03 respectively. In case it doesn’t match your profit margin, we suggest you change it accordingly.

The .INFO promo engine is also available for all registrars on the LogicBoxes platform. If you wish to activate the promo engine for your own .INFO accreditation, please contact your LogicBoxes Account Manager.

Announcements

LogicBoxes Announces .INFO Promo

We are pleased to inform you that we have reintroduced the .INFO Promo for Registrars who are reselling .INFO domains through LogicBoxes.

From 3rd December, 2007 11:30 GMT, .INFO registrations will be available at an unbelievable pricing of USD 1.69 only!

The .INFO promo engine is available for all Registrars on the LogicBoxes platform. If you need to activate the promo engine for your own .INFO accreditation, please contact your LogicBoxes Account Manager.

ICANN Announcements

An Important Step Toward the Implementation of IDN Top-Level Domains: New Versions of IDNA Protocol Revision Proposals Posted

Revised papers of the technical standards that define the implementation of IDNs — the standards are called IDNA — were recently released via the IETF editors. These revisions are an important step toward the delegation of IDN top-level domains.

An informal expert panel, working as what the IETF calls a “design team,” evaluated experiences gained in the implementation of the previous version of IDNA since its introduction in 2003, and identified several key areas of future work. These key areas were described in several documents that triggered a formal revision of the IDNA protocol. New versions of the internet-drafts proposing the revisions to the IDNA protocol have been released and are as follows: