I always geek out a little when I see something ICANN-related breaking out into the real world, like when the bus-stop display has borked, and its LAN is vainly searching for an IP number so it can reboot. Or the ICANN Paris meeting back in 2008 when the board gave the thumbs up to the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on geoTLDs – Small but Perfectly Formed? (by Maria Farrell)
At the recent 61th meeting of ICANN in San Juan (Puerto Rico) the number one topic was the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will be effective from 25 May 2018. Several sessions with governmental representatives dominated the seven days agenda, including participants like David Redl, new chief of the US National Telecommunications […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on geoTLDs at ICANN 61 in San Juan
www.zeit-raeume.ruhr was awarded with the German Design Award in the category: “Excellent Communications Design” Change has tradition in the Ruhr Area. For over 50 years, a permanent process of “everything different again” has been forcing the residents to repeatedly ask: Where do we come from? Where are we going? The interactive online platform www.zeit-raeume.ruhr provides […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A first-rate prize for first-rate design: The interactive online platform
As geoTLD group we have made, among many other parties from the ICANN community, a comment towards the Hamilton Legal Analysis Part 3. All of the comments made are collected and published at Legal Analyses, Proposed Compliance Models, & Community Feedback. Our comment is: Dear ICANN Team, Please receive the comment from the geoTLD.group on […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on geoTLD GDPR comment at ICANN
ICANN accreditied gTLD Registries and Registrars are discussing the processing of Registrant data under the GDPR.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Registries under fire by GDRP (and Registrars)
Today Bilbao’s mayor, Juan Mari Aburto, held an reception in the city hall to welcome the meeting of the geoTLD group. The meeting was organised by the .eus (Fundación Puntu) managing director Josu Waliño. Josu was secunded by the geoTLD group’s Chair Sebastien Ducos (.nyc etc.) and Vice-Chair Dirk Krischenowski (.berlin etc.). The reception as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] The General Data Protection Regulation is a European Union (EU) law regulating the way personal data of EU citizens and residents can be gathered, used, stored and transferred. GDPR is a EU Regulation, which is a binding legislative act that must be applied in its entirety across all EU […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With www.essengreen.capital and www.heimatgruen.ruhr, the city of Essen is using two new domain endings for the big event. The European Commission has named Essen “The European Green Capital 2017”. The city is green and has a good quality of life which is also reflected in Essen’s campaign for the green capital which is being advertised […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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Today the members of our working group “geoTLDs and the GAC” were meeting with the plenary of the Governmenmental Advisory Committee (GAC) at the ICANN meeting in Copenhagen. Sebastien Ducos (.melbourne, …), Katrin Ohlmer (.berlin, …) and Marianne Georgelin (.paris, …) presented the current status of the group and discussed various topics of concerns. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.