ICANN 67 Starting Today (Online)

The ICANN 67 meeting originally scheduled to be held in Cancun, Mexico will be held online instead due to the coronavirus outbreak. The meeting will be held entirely online using Zoom (disclosure, I own ZM stock), and the meeting will begin today. For those who have not attended an ICANN meeting before – or for those who want to understand how this unique set-up will work, ICANN will be hosting a kick-off session at 9am Cancun time (approximately 15 minutes from now):

The ICANN 67 meeting website has all the information virtual attendees need to participate in the event. The full schedule is available as well. For those people who have not attended an ICANN meeting in the past, this is a good opportunity to see what they are about and how ICANN conducts its business.

As a domain investor, the sessions that are of greatest interest to me include:

  • ICANN67 Public Forum 1: Community Dialogue on the Proposed Transfer of Ownership of the Public Interest Registry
  • GAC: WHOIS and Data Protection Policy
  • GNSO – BC Meeting
  • GAC: New gTLD Subsequent Rounds Discussion
  • GNSO Council Meeting
  • ICANN67 Public Forum 2
  • Q&A with ICANN Org Executive Team
  • ICANN Public Board Meeting

If you plan to drop in to the meetings or participate, keep in mind all scheduling is based on the time in Cancun, Mexico.

Elliot Silver
Elliot Silver
About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of DomainInvesting.com. Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has closed eight figures in deals. Please read the DomainInvesting.com Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest. Reach out to Elliot: Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

Leave a Reply

Recent Posts

AirPlay.com Sells for $202k as Apple Registers Swath of AirPlay Domain Names

The largest domain name sale of the day yesterday was AirPlay.com. The domain name sold for $202,000 in an expiry auction at GoDaddy Auctions....

Chat.com Acquired for More than $10 Million

Last week, Hilco Digital's Andrew Miller shared that he and Larry Fischer brokered the sale of the Chat.com domain name. Andrew mentioned that it...

Hilco Digital Assets Announces $10m Investment in Squadhelp

Squadhelp has become a leading brand naming marketplace, connecting business owners and entrepreneurs with domain names listed for sales on its platform. Led by...

Questions Related to Uni —> Afternic Parking Migration

If you are a Uniregistry customer, you most likely received an email explaining the upcoming migration of the Uniregistry Market and parking platform to...

Some Uni-Registered New gTLDs Will be Transferred to 1API

I received an email from Uni (formerly Uniregistry) that I initially thought was a Whois verification email and almost ignored. It was, in fact,...