Latin American and Caribbean TLD Association (LACTLD)
LACTLD is an association created on the 20th August 1998. Its aim is to represent the region´s interests in domain name issues, promoting Latin American and Caribbean integration, as well as becoming a platform for the cooperation and exchange of information and experiences amongst regional TLDs.
The 8th edition of the LACTLD Report (March 2016) presents the vision of LACTLD’s new General Manager, Andrés Piazza and his working plan for the implementation of LACTLD’s Strategy 2018. In an interview undertaken to Fadi Chehadé a few months before leaving ICANN he provides his unique perspective on Internet governance and the role of ccTLDs. The report addresses the approval of ICANN’s CCWG Accountability proposal and the next steps in the implementation while waiting for the NTIA results. In the dossier section its now the turn of the ccTLDs and the Internet in the Caribbean. In addition there is a landscape of Internet governance for 2016 and the key processes that will shape the post WSIS+10 Agenda. The Chairs and Co-Chairs of the new LACTLD working grouos – policy, commercial, legal and technical – present their working plans. As is customary, the edition provides a regional perspective of the ccTLD domain trends.
LACTLD Statement on Global Internet Meetings in the Latin American and Caribbean Region
The Board of Latin American and Caribbean Top Level Domain Association, LACTLD, expresses its concern about recent events that caused the cancellation of a Global Meeting of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, scheduled in June 2016 ... Read more
.CL has over half a million domains
NIC Chile announced on 22 March that its total number of domains rose to 500 thousand. Since the beginning of .cl in 1987, it has seen a constant increase in its registrations. By 1997 there were 1,500 domain names and ... Read more
MOU signed by the Regional ccTLD Organizations
On 7 March in Marrakech, the four regional ccTLD organizations – AfTLD, APTLD, CENTR y LACTLD – signed an MOU to strengthen the already existing areas of cooperation and mutual interest. Some of these projects are: to follow-up the periodical ... Read more
LACTLD Communiqué on the IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal presented by ICANN to the NTIA
LACTLD, the Latin American and Caribbean ccTLD organization, would firstly like to thank the work performed by the volunteers for the elaboration of the final proposal of the CCWG Accountability, approved by the ICANN Board of Directors on March 10 ... Read more