Jan 282016
Icann Mar

ICANN’s next public meeting will see increased security measures

Three times a year, the Internet Domain Name System’s de-facto regulator ICANN holds public meetings around the world. In keeping with ICANN’s uniquely open governance model, in which everyone can participate, these meetings are free and open to all.

Anyone can register, either online beforehand or directly onsite. Once registered, participants can then attend the week-long meetings and enjoy the endless debates on domain name policy, the extremely high quality wifi connections and the interactions between the representatives of governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, the technical community and Internet users that are all ICANN meeting regulars.

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Jan 112016
Namescon 2016 Milathan Photo

Namescon 2016 is a packed event

The size and scope of Namescon 2016 is taking many by surprise. The event has grown at least 30% from last year, both in terms of attendance and the floor space it occupies at the Las Vegas Tropicana Hotel convention centre.

The Sunday program – the first day of the conference – gives a good insight into how rich and diverse this event is becoming. To the extent that the topic tables had to be moved from their initial ground floor locations to the first floor because too many people wanted to participate.

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