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Will you use SSAD for Whois queries?

ICANN is pinging the community for feedback on proposed Whois reforms that would change how people request access to private registrant data. The fundamental question is: given everything you know about the proposed System for Standardized Access and D...
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“Diversity” warning over ICANN Seattle

ICANN has been told that it risks disenfranchising community members from outside the US if it goes ahead with a return to in-person meetings at ICANN 72 in Seattle this October. APAC Space, a group comprising participants from the Asia-Pacific region,...
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ICANN backtracks on executive pay transparency

ICANN has not disclosed the results of a recent board vote to award the CEO his bonus, apparently reversing an earlier move to make that kind of information public. The board voted last week to give Göran Marby his “at risk” compensation fo...
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US Feds seize 33 Iranian news site domains

The US government said it has seized control of 33 domain names previously belonging to an Iranian TV news station that the US considers linked to terrorism. The Department of Justice said the domains had been registered by the Iranian Islamic Radio an...
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ICANN 71 — now with added bearded men!

What’s better than a flabby, bearded, middle-aged man lecturing you about DNS policy in a Zoom window? Why, up to 25 flabby, bearded, middle-aged men lecturing you about DNS policy in the same Zoom window, of course! That appears to be an added b...
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