• International Meeting from March 11th to March 16th, 2012.
• Public may participate in discussions with specialists.
• Expecting over 1500 attendees from 100 countries.
Costa Rica venue of internet's maximum autorities gathering
NIC Internet Costa Rica | Comunicado de prensa
Costa Rica was chosen as the venue of the 43 public meeting for ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) by its acronym in English, non-profit entity coordinator of the Domain Name System, can be found at www.icann.org.
The host of this activity will be the National Academy of Sciences through its NIC Costa Rica unit, which provides the service for the registration of domain names .cr to Internet users.
It is estimate that between 1,200 and 1,500 of the highest authorities linked to the world of the Internet, of 100 member countries of ICANN, will participate in this meeting.
This world gathering will be held from March 11th to March 16th, 2012, and as is characteristic of the public meetings of the ICANN who wish to attend may do so freely and participate in discussions with specialists.
ICANN will meet in Costa Rica after
doing it in San Francisco California, Singapore and Senegal, because
they perform three annual meetings, with the objective of facilitating
the participation of individuals from all over the world.
As a private-public association, ICANN is dedicated to preserve the operational stability of the Internet, to promote competition, ensure a broad representation of global Internet communities
and the development of policies in accordance with its mission through
the policy from the bottom upwards, based on the consensus of processes.
entity of public benefit, non-profit, is the international organization
responsible for the management and oversight of the coordination of the
system of Internet domain names and their unique identifiers.
Costa Rica: The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) delegated on 10 September 1990 to the National Academy of Sciences, the Top Level Domain (Top Level Domain (TLD) .cr for Costa Rica, for the coordination and administration of domain names in the hierarchy .cr.
At present, the administration of the TLD in the assignment of domain names is governed under the rules of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) to the management of IP addresses. These rules guarantee absolute fairness and transparency in the allocation of recursive domains under .cr.
The National Academy of Sciences provides to the Internet community the service for the registration of domain names .cr through its unit NIC - Internet Costa Rica.