28 Jun '12, 1pm

#ICANN Board takes care of business at ICANN 44 in Prague. Details:

After months of consultations, open public comment processes and discussion, the ICANN Board of Directors made several resolutions at its 23 June meeting. These included authorization of renewal of its agreement with Verisign for operation of .COM, adoption of ICANN 's operating budget and plan for fiscal year 2013 and approval for delegation of a new internationalized country code top-level domain. The proposed .COM renewal Registry Agreement significantly improves security and stability of the Internet by modernizing requirements in order to meet up-to-date stability and security standards such as support for Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6 ) and Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC ). DNSSEC is a security protocol developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force to protect Internet users by incorporating public key cryptography into the domain name system to...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2...

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