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ICANN at Internet Governance Forum 2012

by Baher Esmat on October 31, 2012

The 7th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan 6-9 November 2012. Since its inception, the IGF has provided a unique platform for all Internet stakeholders to engage in open and constructive discussions around Internet policy issues. Not only has the IGF succeeded in building and strengthening relationships between the […]

DNSSEC Signed ROOT by July 1, 2010

by 0c4g78x on October 8, 2009

ICANN Lisbon meeting in 2007 was perhaps one of the most successful and fun meetings I had attended as a staff member. This week I have returned to the same venue in Lisbon , Portugal with different feelings , duties and priorities. My excitement have reached to the utmost levels even though this wasn’t my […]


Why the DNS is broken, in plain language

by Kim Davies on November 12, 2008

At ICANN’s meeting in Egypt last week, I had the opportunity to try and explain to various non-technical audiences why the Domain Name System (DNS) is vulnerable to attack, and why that is important, without needing a computer science degree to understand it. Here is the summary.


Public Comments Wanted on ORG Proposal

by Patrick Jones on April 28, 2008

ICANN is currently seeking comments on Public Interest Registry’s proposed implementation of DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in .ORG. Information on the proposal can be found at this announcement, and at

In order for comments to be considered by the Review Team, please send comments by 23:59 UTC 24 May 2008 to

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DNSSEC on IDN .test zones

by Richard Lamb on February 29, 2008

Yesterday ICANN began DNSSEC signing the IDN .test zones. Over the next few days, we will be testing and carefully monitoring the system. It is not expected that DNSSEC or the testing will have any effect on normal DNS operations. Any user experiences or problems or feedback should be reported to <>. This deployment is intended to demonstrate certain capabilities and also provide both ICANN and those interested in DNSSEC an opportunity to gain further experience with this new technology.