GNSO Council Teleconference Agenda

Last Updated: 09 September 2009
Date: 
09 September 2004

Proposed GNSO Council Agenda Thursday, September 9, 2004



This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the GNSO Council

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 12:00

(5:00 LA, 8:00 Washington DC, 13:00 London, 14:00 Brussels, 21:00 Korea, 22:00 Melbourne

Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the GNSO Council teleconference.

Scheduled time for meeting - 120 mins.

Dial-in number sent individually to each Council member

Item 1: Approval of Agenda


Item 2: Approve the minutes of :

GNSO Council teleconference 19 August 2004





Item 3: Draft initial report on procedure for use by ICANN in considering requests for consent and related contractual amendments to allow changes in the architecture operation of a gTLD registry.

Review proposed timelines and consider executive summary for public comment.


Item 4: Update on process for new gTLDs


The MOU between ICANN and US Dept of Commerce requires:



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 5: Update on WHOIS







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