The 35th ICANN Meeting ends today with a Board Meeting to deliberate
on how the entire weeklong meeting had progressed for the multi
stakeholder organization and its communities of registrars,
registries, business users, etc. Preparations are also underway
for the 36th ICANN to be held in Seoul, South Korea in October.
The first in the agenda of the ICANN Board is the designation
of the upcoming Seoul meeting as ICANN's Annual General Meeting.
Therefore, it is expected that the meeting in Seoul will be
highly attended by participants from all over the world.
Meanwhile, Netpia.Com, one of the biggest registrars in Korea
and the pioneer of keyword Internet address, is making all the
necessary preparations to welcome the ICANN participants in
four months' time.
Other matters that were discussed in the board meeting include
the ongoing review of the structure of ICANN’s present geographic
regions, the approval of ICANN's FY2010 budget, approval of
formation of Working Group for display and usage of Internationalized
Registration Data, as well as updates on the new gTLD process
Netpia.Com has attended the following highlights of
the 35th ICANN Meeting:
Updates on New gTLD Program
A Discussion on City and Cultural TLDs
Seminar on Best Registry Practices
Meetings of Different Constituencies (Commercial and Business
Users, Registrars, Registries, etc.)
Consultation Session on Trademark Protection & Malicious
Behavior on the Internet
Workshop: Update Regarding ICANN's Whois Data Accuracy Study
Public Forum : Trademark Protection, IDNs, new gTLD, general
Conclusion of the 35th ICANN Meeting - Board Meeting