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Island demands return of its “naked” ccTLD

The Pacific island nation of Niue is loudly demanding that ICANN hand over control of its ccTLD, .nu, after two decades of bitter argument. The government has taken the highly unusual move of filing a redelegation request with ICANN’s IANA unit p...
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Whois privacy group finds its new chair

Verisign’s top policy veep is set to become the third chair of the ICANN working group looking at Whois policy in the post-GDPR world. Keith Drazek has been recommended to head the long-running group, known as the EPDP, and the GNSO Council is du...
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Two American women appointed to ICANN board

In a move that will surprise nobody, ICANN’s Nominating Committee has maintained the status quo on the ICANN board of directors by reappointing two of its previous selections. NomCom’s two picks are Sarah Deutsch and Avri Doria, both of who...
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