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GAC webinar on DNS Fundamentals

Wednesday 18 May 2016 at 15:00 UTC  / Adobe Connect webinar recording

Thursday 19 May 2016 at 04:00 UTC / Adobe Connect webinar recording


- Carlos Alvarez, Security Engagement (SSR Technical), Sr. Manager

- Steve Conte, Office Of The CTO Programs Director

Webinar presentation slides

List of Acronyms available on ICANN.org:


What is the Empowered Community?

The Empowered Community is the mechanism through which ICANN’s Supporting Organizations (SOs) and Advisory Committees (ACs) can organize under California law to legally enforce community powers. The community powers and rules that govern the Empowered Community are defined in the ICANN Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws.


What you need to know about IANA

ICANN 56 interview of Katrina Sataki, ccNSO Chair, for the GAC about the ccNSO and the GAC's work.

Interview of Alan Greenberg, ALAC Chair, for the GAC about the ALAC and the GAC's work 

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