Input received on the policy development process on new gTLDs

Last Updated: 31 August 2009
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This page contains links to all the input received by the GNSO regarding its the policy development process on new gTLDs. It includes the public comments received in response to ICANN's request for comments on the terms of reference of the policy development process (PDP) on new gTLDs. The public comments section also includes links to relevant discussions archived on the General Assembly mailing list and a wiki organised independently by the At-Large Advisory Committee to ICANN. There are links to the statements of each constituency of the GNSO on the terms of reference of the PDP. Finally, this page links to the input received in response to the GNSO's call for substantive papers on the issue areas identified in the Terms of Reference for New gTLDs (deadline; 31 January, 2006).

Public comments

Public comments on the terms of reference for the new gTLDS PDP

Public comments on the GA list

ALAC Wiki

Constituency Statements

"Registrar Statement on GNSO New gTLD Terms of Reference, January 31, 2006, Revised March 2, 2006", Registrar Constituency

"Business Constituency Position: The 2006 GNSO policy development process for new generic top-level domain names", CBUC

"gTLD Registry Constituency Comments regarding Terms of reference for new gTLDs", gTLD Registry Constituency

"Comments of the Intellectual Property Constituency Terms of Reference for New gTLDS", IPC

"ISPCP Position on New gTLD Expansion", ISPCP

"Noncommercial Constituency Comments Submitted to the GNSO in Response to the Call for Comments on the Terms of Reference for New gTLDs", NCUC

"Registrar Commentary on GNSO New gTLD Terms of Reference, January 31, 2006", Registrar Constituency

Responses to the call for papers on new gTLDs

"A Principles-Based Approach to the Introduction of New TLDs", by Bret Fausett (submitted in my personal capacity, not on behalf of the ALAC)

"The Zoning Board Approach: a discussion paper", Danny Younger

"New Way To Squat Without Getting Caught: The Case of the $750,000 Generic Domain Name - It's Time to Revamp the Internet Domain Name System", Angela A. Stanton

"Making Choices: Thoughts on Implementing a Permanent gTLD Allocation Process", Elliot Noss and Ross Rader

"More TLDs: why and how", John Levine and Paul Hoffman

"ALAC on New TLDS", ICANNWiki

"Recommendations on Policy Development for introduction of new gTLDs", Rahul Goel and Ashutosh Mehta

"In support of new sponsored TLDs", Peter Gerrand

"Should new generic top-level domain names be introduced?", dotcym

"GNSO Call for Papers on Terms of Reference for new gTLDs -- The dotBERLIN View", dotberlin

"Response to GNSO new gTLD PDP Call for Comments and Call for Papers", CORE Internet Council of Registrars

"NEW gTLDs -- NEED FOR PROMOTION OF INTERNET IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES POLICY DEVELOPMENT FOR INTRODUCTION OF NEW gTLDs", Rahul Bhonsle