Costa Rica Servers Featured News: Costa Rica, Venue for ICANN Public Meeting In 2012

Published: 31/07/2011

Costa Rica was chosen as the venue of
the 43rd public meeting for ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
Numbers), non-profit entity coordinator of the Domain Name System, can be found
at www.icann.org.

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 in the country.

It is estimated 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.

world gathering will be held from March 11th to March 16th, 2012, and as is
characteristic of the public meetings of the ICANN anyone who wishes to attend
may do so freely and participate in discussions with specialists.

hold 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.

ICANN, an 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

NIC 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

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

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.