The public comment period on the ERSR has been extended to 16 November.
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On Oct 6, 2009, at 9:12 PM, "Alan Greenberg"
> In reviewing open ICANN comment periods with the
> ALAC officers today, we were somewhat taken aback
> by the number and importance of ICANN comment
> periods that had just opened in the last several
> days and are scheduled to end soon after the Seoul meeting.
> Posted 01 Oct, Due 01 Nov, Expedited Registry Security Request
> Posted 02 Oct, Due 06 Nov, Domain Names
> Registered Using a Privacy or Proxy Service
> Posted 05 Oct, Due 04 Nov, NomCom Review Draft Working Group
> Posted 05 Oct, Due 04 Nov, SSAC Review Draft Working Group Report
> Posted 05 Oct, Due 04 Nov, Board Review Draft Final Working
> Group Report
> Although we seemed to recall that a commitment
> had been made to not "count" the time during an
> ICANN meeting against one month comment periods,
> that is clearly not being done here. For the
> Seoul meeting, many of us will spend 7-8 business
> days in transit or at the meeting, significantly
> cutting into the time available to comment.
> And we noted that although all of these topics
> are quite important, only the ERSR one could
> really be viewed as very time-sensitive.
> The ALAC will likely request a 2 week extension
> on all five comment periods. The GNSO Council may
> wish to consider a similar move.