Category Archives: ICANN News

First ICANN Managed Root Server Instance Installed in Palau

SINGAPORE – 2 July 2020 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced the successful installation of an ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) instance in the Republic of Palau (Palau).
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ICANN and FIRST Sign Memorandum of Understanding on DNS Threats Mitigation

LOS ANGELES – 22 May 2020 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams, Inc. (FIRST). The MoU … Continue reading

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ICANN Announces Successful String Evaluation for Israel IDN ccTLD

LOS ANGELES – 19 May 2020 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced the successful completion of String Evaluation of the proposed Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) country code top-level domain (cc… Continue reading

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First ICANN Managed Root Server Instance Installed in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China – 3 September 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced the successful installation of an ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) instance in Shanghai, China.
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Global Internet Stakeholders to Convene in Marrakech for ICANN’s 65th Public Meeting

ISTANBUL – 17 June 2019 – The Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will hold its 65th Public Meeting in the Palmeraie Conference Center Marrakech from 24-27 June 2019. This meeting is ICANN’s fourth Policy Forum, focused solely on… Continue reading

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Spain’s Secretary of State for Digital Advancement Reinforces the Importance of Domain Names During ICANN63 Opening Ceremony

BARCELONA, Spain – 22 October 2018 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) kicked off its 63rd Public Meeting (ICANN63) in Barcelona, Spain. From 20 to 25 October, over 2000 participants from across the worl… Continue reading

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News Release: Board Approval of KSK Roll

LOS ANGELES – 18 September 2018 –The Board of Directors for the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved plans for the first-ever changing of the cryptographic key that helps protect the Domain Name System (DN… Continue reading

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Sri Lankan Community Preparing for a Multilingual Internet Using Local Scripts

Colombo, Sri Lanka… The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and local experts in policy, technical and linguistic fields convened in Colombo today to introduce the Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) program and launch th… Continue reading

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ICANN Discusses Future of the Internet in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka… The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today discussed the evolution of the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) and its potential implication for Sri Lanka.
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Global Internet Stakeholders Convene in Abu Dhabi for ICANN60

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 30 October 2017 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) kicked off its 60th Public Meeting in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). From 28 October to 3 November, more than… Continue reading

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