Proposed GNSO Council Agenda Thursday, April 1, 2004
This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the GNSO Council
Coordinated Universal Time UTC 20:00
Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the GNSO Council teleconference.
Dial-in number sent individually to each Council member
Item 1: Approval of Agenda
Item 2: Approval of minutes of last meeting
Item 3: Update on WHOIS task forces (30 mins)
Item 4: Update on PDP for approval process for gtld registry changes (15 mins)
Item 5: Re-assignment of .net (30 minutes)
Item 5: new gtlds (30 minutes)
From the MOU with the US Dept of Commerce:
"Continue the process of implementing new top level domains (TLDs), which process shall include consideration and evaluation of:
a. The potential impact of new TLDs on the Internet root server system and Internet stability;
b. The creation and implementation of selection criteria for new and existing TLD registries, including public explanation of the process, selection criteria, and the rationale for selection decisions ;
c. Potential consumer benefits/costs associated with establishing a competitive environment for TLD registries; and,
d. Recommendations from expert advisory panels, bodies, agencies, or organizations regarding economic, competition, trademark, and intellectual property issues.
Define and implement a predictable strategy for selecting new TLDs using straightforward, transparent, and objective procedures that preserve the stability of the Internet (strategy development to be completed by September 30, 2004 and implementation to commence by December 31, 2004)."
Item 6: Any other business