GNSO policy work on new gTLDs

Last Updated: 31 August 2009
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New gTLDS SUMMARY -- PRINCIPLES, RECOMMENDATIONS & IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES (22 October 2008)

Excerpts from GNSO Reserved Names WG Report (22 October 2008)

Council Report to the Board, Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains [PDF, 528K] (2 November 2007)

Summary of ICANN Generic Names Supporting Organisation's (GNSO) Final Report on the Introduction of New Generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) and Related Activity (29 October 2007)

Résumé du rapport final du GNSO (Generic Names Supporting Organisation) de l'ICANN sur l'introduction de nouveaux domaines génériques de premier niveau (gTLD) et les activités connexes (29 October 2007)

Resumen del informe final sobre la introducción de nuevos dominios de nivel superior genéricos (gTLD) y actividades relacionadas de la Organización de apoyo para nombres genéricos (GNSO) de ICANN (29 October 2007)

Final Report on the Introduction of New Top-Level Domains approved by the GNSO Council on 6 September 2007

ICANN Launches Latest Consultation on New Top-Level Domains (10 August 2007)

NSO new TLDs Committee Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains Part A: Final Report (18 June 2007)

GNSO new TLDs Committee Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains Part B: Final Report (18 June 2007)

Introduction of New Top-Level Domains - ICANN Staff Discussion Points (19 June 2007)

GNSO new TLDs Committee Reserved Names Working Group Final Report (23 May 2007)

GNSO new TLDs Committee Draft, Final Report (16 March 2007)
Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains

New gTLD Application Evaluation Process (20 March 2007)

"Protecting the Rights of Others" Working Group (PRO-wg) Charter (16 March 2007)

GNSO new TLDs Committee - Draft Final Report Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains (15 February 2007)

WORKING DOCUMENT: DRAFT GNSO Recommendation Summary - Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains (14 September 2006)

GNSO Initial Report: Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains (28 July 2006)

GNSO Initial Report: Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains (15 June 2006)

New gTLD PDP (PDP-Dec05)

GNSO Initial Report Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains Technical Criteria Call for Additional Information

GNSO Initial Report Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains

Input received for the policy development process on new gTLDs

GNSO DRAFT Initial Report -- Introduction of New Generic Top-Level Domains
Public comments are open from 20 February to 13 March 2006
Submit comments at <new-gtlds-pdp-initial-report@icann.org>.
Comment archives are at <http://forum.icann.org/lists/new-gtlds-pdp-initial-report> .

Call for Papers -- Policy Development for Introduction of New gTLDs
In order to inform the recently launched Policy Development Process on new gTLDs, the GNSO is inviting organizations and individuals to submit substantive papers on the issue areas identified in the Terms of Reference for New gTLDs. Submitters of papers should address the topics or sub-topics related to the above areas and should provide reasoned background analysis and references for statements expressed. Contributions are due by 31 January 2006 as text documents at <gnso.secretariat@gnso.icann.org> . Received papers will be considered for oral presentations to the GNSO Council during February 2006, via scheduled conference calls with the GNSO Council.
03 January 2006

Extension of Public Comment Period on GNSO New gTLDs Policy Development Process to 31 January 2006
In order to enable interested parties to prepare substantive comments on the identified issue areas in this policy development process, the deadline for comments has been extended to 31 January 2006.

In addition, a call for substantive papers on the topics in the Terms of Reference, for posting and consideration for oral presentations to the GNSO, will be issued shortly with the same deadline of 31 January 2006.

Terms of Reference for New gTLDs

Issues Report for New gTLDs PDP

ICANN Announcement of Public Comment Forum for Terms of Reference for New gTLDs PDP

New TLDs — Past Decisions and Documents (PDF) (Updated 31 August 2005)

Progress on new gTLDs (31 August 2005)

List of Applications for Sponsored Top-level Domains (19 March 2004)

ICANN GNSO Council gTLDS Committee - New gTLDs, Conclusions v7 (12 June 2003)

Dot info and Country Names - GAC Commentary on the Names Council Resolution (26 Oct 2001)

List of Applications for the New gTLD Proof-of-Concept Round (2 Oct 2000)

Final Report of Working Group B Regarding Trademarks (12 June 2000)

DNSO Names Council Resolution on Famous Trade-marks and the Operation of the Domain Name System (19 May 2000)

DNSO Names Council Statement on New gTLDs (19 April 2000)

Report from Working Group C on New gTLDs (21 March 2000)