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How many elephants did ICANN send to Helsinki?

ICANN ships a quite staggering amount of equipment to its thrice-yearly public meetings, equivalent to more than 12 mid-sized cars at the recent Helsinki meeting. That’s one of the interesting data points in ICANN’s just published “Technical Report” — a 49-page data dump — for ICANN 56. It’s the second meeting in a row the […]

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Fight as ICANN “backtracks” on piracy policing

ICANN has clarified that it will not terminate new gTLD registries that have piracy web sites in their zones, potentially inflaming an ongoing fight between domain companies and intellectual property interests. This week’s ICANN 56 policy meeting in Helsinki saw registries and the Intellectual Property Constituency clash over whether an ICANN rule means that registries […]

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ICANN56 : Get ready for Helsinki, Finland in June

The ICANN55 conference has completed in Marrakesh, Morocco; this was the last ICANN conference during the tenure of outgoing president and CEO, Fadi Chehadé, who’s moving on with his own company. With African nations currently free from the evil stigma of the Ebola virus, the next ICANN conference – ICANN56 – takes place in the […]

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Helsinki tipped as next ICANN venue

ICANN is expected to be heading to Helsinki, Finland, for its next meeting. Director Chris Disspain dropped the name of the host city during a session at the ICANN 55 meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, today. Apparently it’s common knowledge among attendees that the Finnish capital is being lined up as a replacement for the original […]

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