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ICANN, U.S. Department of Commerce, and Network Solutions, Inc., Announce Tentative Agreements on Future of Domain Name System - Sep 28, 1999 - (Marina del Rey, CA) -- The Internet
Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today
that it had tentatively reached a set of agreements with the U.S.
Department of Commerce and Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI), to resolve
outstanding differences among the three parties.

The agreements have been posted
for a thirty-day public comment period on the ICANN website ...
ICANN ACCREDITS TWELVE NEW DOMAIN NAME REGISTRARS - Sep 12, 1999 - (September 21, 1999) The
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today
that twelve additional applicant companies have met the criteria to be accredited
as registrars in the .com, .net, and .org domains.

As accredited registrars, these twelve companies will compete
in the market for domain name registration services by participating in the
Shared ...
Preliminary Report on the August 12 Special Meeting - Aug 12, 1999 - After taking account of all comments received and modifying
the proposed amendments
accordingly, the ICANN Board of Directors unanimously adopted the following
resolutions at its special meeting today:

RESOLVED, that Section 2(a) of Article VI-B of the Bylaws of the
Corporation is hereby replaced in its entirety with the following:

"The ...
ICANN Names Seven New Post-Testbed Registrars - Aug 11, 1999 - (August 11, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names
and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that seven additional applicant companies
have met its registrar accreditation criteria.
As accredited registrars, these seven companies will compete in
the market for domain name registration services in the .com, .net, and .org
domains. In addition, they will be able to participate the ongoing testbed
program for the ...
ICANN Names Fifteen New Post-Testbed Registrars - Jul 6, 1999 - (July 6, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN) announced today that fifteen additional applicant companies have
met its accreditation criteria and, upon completion of the ongoing testbed
program, will be accredited to compete as registrars in the .com, .net,
and .org domains. Until the initial introduction of competitive registration
services last month, registration ...
ICANN PRESS RELEASE (7-2-99) - Jul 2, 1999 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INTERNET CORPORATION FOR ASSIGNED NAMES AND NUMBERS (ICANN)
STATEMENT ON HACKING OF NETWORK SOLUTIONS' SERVERS

Marina Del Rey, CA (July 2, 1999) - For several hours earlier
today, access to the server which hosts the ICANN Web site was
disrupted. The information on ICANN's Web site is administrative
in nature and was not damaged.

We have since been made aware of a concerted effort to tamper
with some of the servers currently operated ...
ICANN NAMES EIGHT NEW POST-TESTBED REGISTRARS - May 25, 1999 - (May 25, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced today that eight additional applicant companies have met its accreditation criteria and, upon completion of the ongoing testbed program, will be accredited to compete as registrars in the .com, .net, and .org domains. Currently, registration services in the .com, .net, and .org domains are provided by Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI), which has enjoyed an exclusive right to handle registrations under a ...
ICANN Names Competitive Domain-Name Registrars - Apr 21, 1999 - (WASHINGTON - April 21, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names
and Numbers (ICANN) today announced the five companies that have been
selected to participate in the initial testbed phase of the new competitive
Shared Registry System for the .com, .net, and .org domains. These five
participants will be the first to implement the new system for competition
in the market for .com, .net, and .org domain name registration ...
ICANN TO ANNOUNCE FIRST FIVE COMPETITIVE DOMAIN NAME REGISTRARS - Apr 19, 1999 - What:

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (http://www.icann-www.icann.org)
will announce the five companies that have been selected to participate
in the initial testbed phase of the new competitive Shared Registry System
for the .com, .net, and .org domains.  These five participants will
be the first to implement the new system for competition in the market
for .com, .net, and .org domain name registration services.  Currently,
registration services in the ...
NEW DEADLINE FOR TESTBED REGISTRAR ACCREDITATION: APRIL 8, 1999 - Mar 25, 1999 - (March 25, 1999) The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN) today announced that it will extend the deadline for submission
of applications to participate in the SRS testbed program from March 29
to April 8, 1999.
Q: So what exactly is the new testbed registrar application deadline?
A: In order to be considered as one of the five testbed registrars, applications
for accreditation must be received by ...