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ICANN / Industry Updates

ICANN's Registry Audits Begin Next Week. Are You Prepared?

New Top-Level Domain (TLD) operators should be on alert next Monday 23 March when ICANN will formally notify the Registries it has selected to form part of this year's contractual compliance audit program. more»

IBCA Presentation to ICANN GAC on Protection of Geographic Names in New gTLDs

The Internet Business Council for Africa (IBCA) was invited by ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) to present comments it had submitted for the proposed for Protection of Geographic Names in New gTLDs during ICANN GAC session. more»

Season's Greetings - 2014 End of Year Message from DotConnectAfrica

2014 proved to be another eventful year for DCA Trust, and its technology sector affiliates; namely, DCA Registry Services (Kenya) Ltd., and the Internet Business Council for Africa (IBCA). more»

Domain Name .Africa Faces Hurdles - Q&A with Sophia Bekele

DotConnectAfrica (DCA) Trust and DCA Registry CEO Ms. Sophia Bekele recently participated in a Q&A with Mr. Gareth Van Zyl of Fin24.com, SouthAfrica, based on some pointed questions presented by the tech journalist to inquire into the current state of affairs regarding the .Africa new gTLD name and the attendant Independent Review Panel proceeding. more»

Video Interviews from ICANN 51 in Los Angeles

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc. and ICANNWiki, brings you the following video interviews conducted by Ray King of Top Level Design LLC and ICANNWiki founder during ICANN 51 meetings in Los Angeles (12-16 October 2014). more»

ICANN Los Angeles Recap Webinar

With more than 400 new gTLD registries now delegated and over 2.6 million new gTLD registrations, a changing Internet governance landscape, and requirements for enhancing ICANN accountability resulting from the IANA transition, assessing the impact on your business is vital. more»

Afilias Director Wins ICANN's 2014 Leadership Award

Global registry services provider Afilias congratulates Jonathan Robinson, Chairman of Afilias' Board of Directors, for receiving the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 2014 Leadership Award for his contributions to the effectiveness of ICANN's multistakeholder model. more»

Auctions Update: MMX Wins .law and .vip

Minds + Machines Group Limited (AIM:MMX), the publicly quoted owner and operator of Internet top-level domains, is delighted to announce that it has won the auctions for .law and for .vip. more»

DotConnectAfrica Contributes at the 9th IGF in Istanbul, Turkey

The Ninth Annual IGF Meeting was held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014. The overarching theme for the meeting was: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance". more»

DotConnectAfrica Trust Responds to ICANN 50 GAC Advice, Updates on .Africa Application IRP Status

This is the second GAC Advice and a third response by DCA to a GAC Advice that initially was issued during the ICANN GAC Meeting in Beijing China, and prior to that, as a GAC Early Warning. more»