I am very pleased to announce that CalConnect is now officially listed as an international standards body by the World Trade Organization: https://tbtcode.iso.org/sites/wto-tbt/contents/json/185.html. The document describing our alignment with WTO principles may be found here: https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-10100.html.
TC-CALSPAM, the CalConnect Calendar Spam Technical Committee, is happy to announce that it has released its Best Current Practices Report [Calendar operator practices — Guidelines to protect against calendar abuse (CC/R 18003:2019)] to publication today. The document may be found on our document register or directly at https://standards.calconnect.org/csd/cc-18003.html.
The European Commission has proposed to discontinue daylight saving time (DST), effective October 2019. Several governments and organizations have since expressed concerns about such a tight timeline for the far-reaching change. CalConnect shares these concerns and recommends the European Commission extend the timelines stated in the proposal.