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More ICANN events cancelled for May

ICANN has cancelled its annual GDD Industry Summit and DNS Symposium, which had been scheduled to take place in Paris, France, in May. “The decision to cancel these events was made in light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 virus outbreak and, for...
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Poblete to replace Disspain on ICANN board

Chilean registry manager Patricio Poblete will join ICANN’s board of directors this October, replacing longstanding member Chris Disspain. The Country Code Names Supporting Organization confirmed Poblete as its new nominee at the weekend followin...
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Most languages won’t be available at ICANN 67

Translation services are the first component of ICANN 67 to fail victim to the org’s decision to hold the meeting entirely online. ICANN announced last week that it has cancelled the in-person meeting, which had been due to kick off this coming S...
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Yup. ICANN cancelled Cancun

ICANN has cancelled its public meeting in Cancun, Mexico, due to fears over Covid-19, aka Coronavirus. Late this evening, the organization said that the ICANN 67 meeting, scheduled for March 7 to March 12, will now take place purely online. In a statem...
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