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[council] GNSO Consensus Resolution on .net criteria

  • To: "'council'" <council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: [council] GNSO Consensus Resolution on .net criteria
  • From: "gnso.icann" <gnso.secretariat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2004 09:28:02 +0200
  • Importance: Normal
  • Sender: owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

[To: council[at]gnso.icann.org; liaison6c[at]gnso.icann.org]

The GNSO approved the following consensus resolution during the
teleconference on 5 August 2004:
Voting: 21 votes in favour, 2 votes against, 2 votes abstained, 2 votes

"In response to the letter from Paul Verhoef on 31 March 2004 requesting
that the GNSO provide advice with a consensus statement defining the
criteria to be applied in the selection of a successor registry operator
for .net, and in accordance with section 5.2 and 4.3 of the .net
registry agreement, the GNSO recommends that the following criteria (as
detailed in the Final report of the GNSO subcommittee at:

be applied:

- absolute criteria related to the targeting
- absolute criteria related to continuity
- absolute criteria related to policy compliance
- absolute criteria related to stability, security, technical and
financial competence
- relative criteria related to promotion of competition
- relative criteria relating to stability, security, technical and
financial competence
- relative criteria related to existing registry services, 

and provides the attached written report

which includes all substantive submissions to the GNSO relating to this
recommendation, as required in section 4.3.1 of the .net agreement.
Absolute criteria are thresholds which an applicant is expected to meet,
and relative criteria become relevant once absolute criteria are met and
are recommended as a basis for comparison and evaluation of competing

GNSO Secretariat

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