The 66th international meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took place in Montreal from November 2nd to 7th, 2019. ICANN66 was this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM includes time for internal stakeholder group and constituency work, gTLD policy work, and cross-community...
At the 66th ICANN meeting in Montréal in November, Wolf-Ulrich Knoben, Consultant at DE-CIX, will assume the position of Chair of the Internet Service Providers and Connectivity Providers (ISPCP). In interview, he provides an insight into the work of the ISPCP – and talks about what he expects to be the key topics in Montréal.
The 65th international meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took place in Marrakech from 24th to 27th of June 2019. ICANN65 was the fourth ever Policy Forum and the second one to be held in the African region. The Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees had taken the lead in...
This year's EuroDIG is coming up on the 19th and 20th of June, and will take place this time in The Hague. In a brief interview, Lars Steffens, Director of eco international and Project Manager of Blockchain & Domains, explains why he and eco's Honorary President Michael Rotert will be attending EuroDIG.
The 3rd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network is coming up on 3-5 June, and will take place this time in Berlin. In a short interview, Lars Steffen, Director of eco International & Project Manager of Blockchain & Domains, explains eco’s reasons for attending this international event.
In an article for INTUG, Don Holland from the Universal Acceptance Steering Group at ICANN describes the development of new gTLDs and Internationalized Domain Names, the implications for CIOs, and what to do next to ensure ‘universal acceptance’
The 63rd meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) took place in Barcelona from 20th to 25th of October 2018. ICANN holds three international meetings per year, which rotate among five geographic regions and three meeting formats with different subject areas of focus. With an attendance...
On 28th November in Cologne, the eco Association will present one of the Internet industry’s most prestigious awards. In seven award categories, a jury of experts comprising of representatives from industry, academia, research, and politics has selected the three most promising submissions of 2018 and nominated them for the eco://award.
The first-ever DNS root key-signing key (KSK) rollover on 11 October may leave some users unable to get online - All operators of validating resolvers need to ensure that their trust anchors are updated before it’s too late.
eco International interviewed Neal McPherson (Portfolio Manager at 1&1 Internet SE) & Tobias Sattler (Chief Information Officer at united-domains AG & Vice Chairmen of the ICANN Registrar Stakeholder Group) on their joint RFC proposal for a standarized Registry Reporting Repository for accredited domain name registrars.
eco – Association of the Internet Industry today submitted comments on the European Commission’s notice to stakeholders for handling the existing registrations of .eu domain names of UK residents and businesses, totaling more than 300,000, in the event of BREXIT.
In the category “Domains”, companies are awarded with the eco://award for outstanding innovative business models or services relating to TLDs. Lars Steffen, Director of eco International and Project Manager for Names & Numbers, supervises the award category “Domains” and in this interview provides further information.