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ICANN Releases Draft Accreditation Guidelines for Domain-Name Registrars - Proposal to be Available for Public Comment at - Feb 3, 1999 - Los Angeles-In a first step towards establishing fair and consistent
guidelines and procedures that will increase competition and global participation
in domain-name registration services, the non-profit Internet Corporation
for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today is releasing for public comment
a draft proposal for the accreditation of Internet domain-name registrars. 
The draft includes criteria for selecting the five registrars who will
test the system for a two-month ...
Public Comment Period for Singapore Board meeting agenda - Feb 1, 1999 - In accordance with the ICANN Bylaws, background materials, reports
and recommendations to the Board for consideration as part of
the posted agenda for the March 2-4 meeting of the Board will
be posted for public comment on or about February 8. Comments
from the public on the agenda materials will be considered
by the Board prior to any decisions taken in ...
Information Concerning the Formation of ICANN Supporting Organizations - Dec 21, 1998 - December 21, 1998

1. Purpose

The purpose of this note is to provide assistance to those members
of the Internet community who are interested in forming ICANN
Supporting Organizations. The information contained in this document
reflects ICANN's views as of the date shown above, which are subject
to change based on further deliberations of the Board and discussions
with members of the community.

2. Introduction

The Board wishes to ...
ICANN Press Release 17 December 1998 - Dec 17, 1998 - LOS ANGELES, December 17, 1998 -- The Internet Corporation for
Names and Numbers is pleased to announce that the following individuals
have been appointed to the ICANN Membership Advisory Committee:

-Izumi Aizu (Asia Network Research; Asia & Pacific Internet
-Diane Cabell (Fausett, Gaeta & Lund, LLP; United States)
-George Conrades, chairman (ICANN; United States)
-Greg Crew (ICANN; Australia)

-Pavan Duggal ...
ICANN Membership Advisory Committee - Expressions of Interest Sought by 5 December 1998 - Nov 25, 1998 - The ICANN Bylaws call for a membership structure to be established to elect
At Large directors.  (See Bylaws Article V, Section 9(c))
The Initial Board is establishing an advisory committee (see Bylaws Article VII, Section 3(c)) to advise
it on the appropriate membership structure to satisfy the need for ...
Contents of ICANN Press Release 25 November 1998 - Nov 25, 1998 - ICANN Press Release 25
November 1998
November 1998 Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Department
of Commerce and ICANN

ICANN Holds First European Open Public Meeting - Nov 25, 1998 - BRUSSELS, 25 November 1998 - Responding to the increasingly global nature of
the Internet, the US government recently decided to transfer responsibility
of the Internet's core standards and technical administration from the
incumbent Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), which is acting
under US Government contract, to a new, membership-based multinational
body, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Contents of ICANN Press Release 23 November 1998 - Nov 23, 1998 - ICANN
Press Release 23 November 1998
Transmittal Letter to U.S. Department
of Commerce, November 23, 1998

ICANN Bylaws (As ...

ICANN Holds First of Many Open Public Meetings - Nov 16, 1998 - CAMBRIDGE, MA, Nov. 16, 1998 -- Over 200 members of the
international Internet community gathered here yesterday to advise and
question the initial board and management of the Internet Corporation
for Assigned Names and Numbers at the first of many open public
meetings to be held around the world. Others participated in the
Cambridge event through a real-time webcast and real-time email

"It was a useful meeting, drawing together a broad swath of
internet stakeholders," ...
Contents of ICANN Press Release 06 November 1998 - Nov 6, 1998 - Contents of ICANN Press Release 06 November


ICANN Press Release
06 November 1998