As from 1 August, the open registration for .LAT domain names was opened. This means that domain names will be assigned in a first come, first served basis by the .LAT Registry system. All those who wish may register their ... Read more
CONATEL Venezuela hosts training workshops under local Internet Governance Forum
From 14-16 August the second experience of Internet Governance for Development and Social Transformation Forum was held in Caracas. The meeting addressed issues such as Internet governance, Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6), Net Neutrality, Certification Resources (RPKI), Online Secuity and ... Read more
Where Has the Domain Name Growth Gone?
By Jay Daley for CircleID It is pretty common knowledge now that domain name growth started to drop around two years ago and is falling still. At this rate there is every chance that TLDs that have only ever seen ... Read more
OAS Secretary General elects new Executive Secretary of CITEL.
On July 29 Mr. Oscar Giovanni Leon Suarez was formally announced as the next Executive Secretary of CITEL. That decision was taken by the Secretary General of the OAS, Mr. Luis Almagro. The date when the new Executive Secretary of ... Read more
Italian Parliament adopts Declaration on Internet Rights
An Italian parliamentary committee has adopted a (non-binding) declaration on Internet Rights, including just about every subject: access to internet, net neutrality, data protection, cyber security and internet governance. The next IGF in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, would be the scenario ... Read more
Everything about the Internet ecosystem on a simple graph
On 24 July CENTR published an infographic that was created in collaboration with the other regional ccTLD organizations: AfTLD, APTLD and LACTLD. It describes in a visually appealing and clear way how the Internet ecosystem is formed today https://centr.org/internet-ecosystem This ... Read more
ICG announcement: proposal for the IANA Stewardship Transition
The proposal for the stewardship transition of IANA functions will be available for public comment from 31 July to 8 September. On this line, it was also announced that two webinars are going to be held the 6 and 7 ... Read more
ICANN accountability, IANA stewardship – what’s at stake?
The CCWG is about to publish its second proposal for public comment (see here) at any moment. In the following passage taken from an article by Jordan Carter of .nz and member of the CCWG it is explained why this ... Read more