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December 17, 2018 14:33

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Van der Laan to leave ICANN board

Former Dutch politician Lousewies van der Laan is to leave the ICANN board of directors next month and be replaced with the former CEO of the Serbian ccTLD. ICANN said yesterday that Danko Jevtovic, who headed RNIDS from 2013 until July last year, has been selected to occupy van der Laan’s seat following the Annual […]

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Aussie gov refuses to spill the beans on ICANN vice chair’s firing

The Australian government has refused to release documents concerning alleged “financial irregularities” at local ccTLD manager auDA that have been linked to the firing of former CEO Chris Disspain. A request under the Freedom of Information Act sought documents detailing Disspain’s March 2016 termination, as well as high levels of travel expenses and apparent under-reporting […]

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ICANN beefs up background checks on directors amid concerns about vice-chair

ICANN is to beef up background screening procedures for its own board of directors after concerns were raised about financial integrity. Directors in four seats that were not previously subject to screening have voluntarily agreed to checks “immediately” and ICANN has urged two of its supporting organizations to bring in such checks as standard. Chris […]

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In harsh tones, ccNSO rejects NomCom appointee

ICANN’s Country Code Names Supporting Organization has rejected the appointment to its Council of a Canadian registry director. Saying NomCom ignored long-standing guidance to avoid appointing registry employees, the ccNSO Council has said the recent naming of Marita Moll to the role is “unacceptable”. Moll will have to choose between sitting on the Council and […]

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Andruff fuming after ICANN leadership snub

Long-time ICANN volunteer Ron Andruff has complained to the ICANN board of directors after he was passed over for a key leadership position. Andruff this week filed a Request for Reconsideration after the board appointed Stephane van Gelder chair of the ICANN Nominating Committee for a second year, despite Andruff serving as “chair-elect” in the […]

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ICANN board getting three new directors

ICANN 51 next month in Los Angeles is also the organization’s formal annual general meeting, and that means changes at the top. The board of directors is replacing three members in October, and renewing the terms of two others. Long-time ICANN participant and internet governance expert Markus Kummer has been selected for a seat by […]

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NomCom: ICANN 2014 Nominating Committee Announces Selections

The ICANN 2014 Nominating Committee (NomCom) has completed its selections for six leadership positions within ICANN. The new roles will be assumed after the end of the ICANN Annual General Meeting, which will commence at the ICANN51 conference, October 12-16 in Los Angeles. Steve Crocker was appointed to the ICANN board of directors for North […]

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