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SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Nairobi

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc., will be bringing you video blogs and updates from the 37th ICANN meetings in Nairobi, Kenya (7-12 March 2010). Stay tuned as we keep this page updated through out the meetings. Updates are posted in reverse chronological order, Nairobi (EAT) time.

Coverage of past ICANN meetings:
ICANN 36 in Seoul, South Korea
ICANN 35 in Sydney, Australia
ICANN 34 in Mexico City

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Update / Local Time: Tue, Mar 17, 2010 at 1:27 AM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. summarizes the ICANN 37 meetings in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Tue, Mar 17, 2010 at 1:25 AM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. talks with Anthony Van Couvering, CEO of Minds + Machines, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:35 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. sits down with Bart Boswinkle, Senior Policy Advisor for the Country Code Name Supporting Organization, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 9:30 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. speaks with Zahid Jamil, a representative for business interests and other major topics, and a big player for ICANN, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 7:50 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. talks about DNS Security (DNSSEC) with longtime Internet industry leader Steve Crocker, CEO of Shinkuro Inc., at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya. Updates on the root being signed or scheduled to be signed: .ORG to be signed in July, .COM next year, .NET end of 2010. ccTLDs's showing much activity across the board.



Update / Local Time: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 7:46 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. spends a few minutes with Ndeye Maimouna, Director of ITC in Senegal, about security around the location of this ICANN 37 meeting being in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:32 AM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. discusses a 2nd topic with Margie Milam about vertical integration and registry/registrar separation around distribution at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:31 AM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. speaks with ICANN Policy Director, Marika Konings, about registration abuse at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:30 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. meets with Stephane Van Gelder, General Manager of Indom.com at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 10:07 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. meets with Margie Milam, ICANN Senior Policy Counselor, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya. The main topic for this video is Specific Trademark Issues (STI).



Update / Local Time: Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:38 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. speaks with ICANN CEO, Rod Beckstrom, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya. Big stories coming out of Kenya include further networking out of Africa, EOI board vote and progress areas for new gTLDs.



Update / Local Time: Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 9:10 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. has a discussion with Liz Gasster, ICANN Senior Policy Counselor, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya. WHOIS is the main topic.



Update / Local Time: Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 7:50 PM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. chats with Avri Doria, Chair, Executive Committee of the ICANN Non-Commercial Stakeholders Group, at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya. Expressions of interest in new gTLD is the main topic.



Update / Local Time: Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:24 AM — Gray Chynoweth, GC, VP Business Operations for Dyn Inc. discusses the .XXX TLD with Stuart Lawley, Chairman & President of the ICM Registry at ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya.



Update / Local Time: Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:23 PM — Gray Chynoweth, General Counsel & VP, HR at Dyn Inc. discusses the upcoming ICANN 37 meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. Gray introduces the video blog series, done in conjunction with CircleID for the 4th time. Gray also outlines the topics for this event including security and remote access, new TLD's, the .xxx gTLD, DNSSEC rollout, root scaling, WHOIS study and more.

If you're not making the trip out to Africa, stay tuned and watch all of the footage from ICANN 37 in Nairobi, Kenya following Gray's hike of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with other Internet professionals (http://kili2010.com).



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