.nyc TLD general meeting – Oct 27 #newtld #nyc

Connecting.nyc is sponsoring a general meeting about the .nyc TLD on Wednesday, October 27, 7 PM at the historic Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street.

Two items are on the agenda:

  • An intro to the NYCwiki.org, the collaboration between the Wikimedia NYC, Internet Society-NY and Connecting.nyc Inc. to prepare for that glorious day when .nyc goes live and the dotNeighborhood names are activated ā€“ Astoria.nyc, BrooklynHeights.nyc, Chelsea.nyc, Douglaston.nyc… and 350 others. Hear Richard Knipel, president of Wikimedia NYC talk about the development and progress of the wiki neighborhoods collaboration.
  • Tom Lowenhaupt, Connecting.nyc Inc.’s director will provide an update on the status of the .nyc TLD, including a report on the City-TLD Governance and Best Practices workshop he moderated in Vilnius, Lithuania on September 17th. The workshop was part of the U.N.’s 5th meeting the Internet Governance Forum.

When: Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 7 PM
Where: Neighborhood Preservation Center, 232 East 11th Street, NYC

Connecting.nyc Inc. is the NYS not-for-profit created to advance the acquisition and development of the .nyc TLD as a public interest resource.