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August, 2009

  • 5 August

    Congressmen call for permanent ICANN relationship

    With less than two months of ICANN‘s Joint Project Agreement with the United States Department of Commence remaining, two key House members are calling for permanent government involvement in the organization. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman, D.-Calif., and Communications Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., made a statement regarding …

June, 2009

  • 30 June

    3 months of JPA remaining

    Mark your calendars. On September 30- exactly three months from today- the Joint Project Agreement between ICANN and the U.S. Department of Commerce will expire. Peter Thrush, the Chairman of ICANN’s Board of Directors, stated earlier this month that the California organisation has no intention of renewing this agreement. Besides …

  • 11 June

    ICANN to End JPA with U.S. Government

    For years, ICANN has operating under what’s known as the Joint Project Agreement (JPA) with the United States Department of Commerce. The agreement is for “the purpose of the joint development of the mechanisms, methods, and procedures necessary to effect the transition of Internet domain name and addressing system (DNS) …