Eighteen years after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) was founded, the contractual apron strings between ICANN and the United States government finally expired over the weekend.
A blog post from Jordan Carter, Chief Executive of InternetNZ 1 August 2016
InternetNZ is governed by a Council elected by members of the organisation, with four spots coming up each year. Last Friday saw a competitive race with eleven nominees for the four available spots. The votes were tallied and interim results announced Friday evening, and scrutinised results on Saturday.
This post is by David Farrar, chairperson of the Board for Domain Name Commission Ltd.
As the third round of consultation on the WHOIS policy has concluded, I thought members and stakeholders would be interested in an update from me as DNCL Chair. An update from the office has also been published at https://dnc.org.nz/whoisupdate
I’d like to thank the 65 people and organisations who took the time to make a submission on the third consultation paper.
In Privacy Week, there’s a debate going on about publication of addresses and contact details as part of the registration of a .nz domain name. In this long post, InternetNZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter shares his take on the issue and fleshes out a bit of the background. Submissions are due by 7 June – have your say!
When you register a domain name, you provide a set of details as part of the registration process.
A blog post from Jordan Carter, Chief Executive of InternetNZ 2 May 2016
InternetNZ was founded in the 1990s with a purpose of being a voice for the Internet community. Under the global policy framework for the domain name system, individuals, organisations, or sometimes governments in each country, were given the job of running the local ccTLD in the interests of the local Internet community.
At ICANN's next open meetings (March in Marrakech), final community decisions about significant reform of the organisation's accountability arrangements are due. Ever since the United States agreed to the IANA Stewardship transition process back in 2014, accountability has been intertwined as a necessary step before the transition is signed off.
A blog post from Jordan Carter, Chief Executive at InternetNZ 28 January 2015
APRICOT is a big, international technical conference aimed at people who operate the networks that make up the Internet we all know and love. APRICOT stands for Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies which is just a long way of saying technical content for network operators and having it spell a fruit.
As the 54th ICANN Meeting in Dublin approaches, CCWG-Accountability member and InternetNZ Chief Executive Jordan Carter sets out his hopes for the meeting, and his firm conviction that a path to consensus and speedy resolution of the accountability debate is open – and should be grabbed.