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June 19, 2018 10:27

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Roberts elected to ICANN board

Channel Islands ccTLD operator Nigel Roberts has been elected to ICANN’s board of directors. He gathered an impressive 67% of the votes in an anonymous poll of ccNSO members conducted last week. He received 60 votes versus the 29 cast for his only opponent, Pierre Ouedraogo, an internet pioneer from Burkina Faso. Roberts, a Brit, […]

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Sanchez beats Greenberg to ICANN board seat

Mexican intellectual property lawyer León Felipe Sánchez Ambía has been selected to become a member of the ICANN board of directors by the At-Large, comfortably beating his opponent in a poll this weekend. Sanchez took 13 votes (65%) to 10-year At-Large veteran Alan Greenberg’s 7, in a vote of At-Large Advisory Committee members and Regional […]

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Who are the five new ICANN directors?

Almost a quarter of ICANN’s board of directors were replaced at the organization’s annual general meeting in Hyderabad last week. Five of the 21-strong board are fresh faces, though many will be familiar to regular ICANN and industry watchers. They hail from five different countries in four of ICANN’s five regions. One is female. They […]

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Three new ICANN directors started today

A former Dutch politician, a cable company VP and a Latin American ccTLD manager joined the ICANN board of directors today. The three new directors took their seats at the conclusion of the ICANN 54 public meeting in Dublin. Two were Nominating Committee appointees, the third was selected by the Address Supporting Organization to replace […]

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