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ICANN loses comms chief to Fannie Mae

ICANN’s top PR guy has quit for a job at Fannie Mae. Duncan Burns, senior vice president of global communications and managing director of the Washington DC office, will leave the organization next month after the ICANN 61 meeting in Puerto Rico....
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ICANN slashes millions from its budget

ICANN has cut $5 million from its annual budget, warning the community that difficult decisions have to be made amid a slowing domain name market. Staff and community members will all be affected by the cuts, whether in the form of less generous pay ra...
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How Whois could survive new EU privacy law

Reports of the death of Whois may have been greatly exaggerated. Lawyers for ICANN reckon the current public system “could continue to exist in some form” after new European Union privacy laws kick in next May, according to advice published...
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ICANN attendance shrinks again

The number of people showing up an ICANN public meeting was down again for ICANN 60. The organization today reported that 1,929 people showed up in Abu Dhabi, the first time Annual General Meeting attendance has dropped below 2,000 for some time. At th...
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