ICANN Closes Comment Period for Proposed WHOIS Changes

The comment period for proposed changes to ICANN’s WHOIS privacy and proxy service rules closed this week, with a huge public response that may force changes to the proposal. The comment period closed with 11,464 comments, just shy of the record 12,757 comments posted to the .xxx domain forum. Read More

ICANN CEO Announces Plans to Step Down in March 2016

Outgoing ICANN President and CEO Fadi Chehadé says the group is stable and well-prepared to transition to an accountable global institution, led by someone else. As ICANN meets in Buenos Aires this week, Chehadé reaffirmed his intention to step down in March 2016 in a state-of-the-union style blog post. Read More

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