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  • geoTLDs at ICANN 61 in San Juan

    Posted on March 29, 2018 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts, Uncategorized.

    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 […]

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  • A first-rate prize for first-rate design: The interactive online platform

    Posted on February 8, 2018 by geotld in Posts.

    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 […]

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  • geoTLD GDPR comment at ICANN

    Posted on January 16, 2018 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts.

    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 […]

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  • Registries under fire by GDRP (and Registrars)

    Posted on December 12, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts.

    ICANN accreditied gTLD Registries and Registrars are discussing the processing of Registrant data under the GDPR.

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  • Bilbao Mayor welcomes geoTLD meeting

    Posted on September 27, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts.

    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 […]

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  • Update GDPR Survey Results

    Posted on June 26, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts.

    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 […]

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  • EUROPEAN GREEN CAPITAL – ESSEN 2017

    Posted on April 6, 2017 by geotld in Posts.

    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 […]

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  • Mapping Virtual Space to the Geographical Environment

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts, Uncategorized.

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  • geoTLDs meeting with Governments

    Posted on March 12, 2017 by Dirk Krischenowski in Posts, Uncategorized.

    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 […]

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  • Universal Acceptance Issue Logging Facility

    Posted on February 9, 2017 by geotld in Posts.

    The Universal Acceptance (UA) Steering Group is a community initiative supported by ICANN that’s been formed to help raise awareness in the global software industry and to help provide developers with tools and information to ensure that their systems are UA-aware. Read more

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