[Gnso-ppsai-pdp-wg] ICANN Board Resolution

James M. Bladel jbladel at godaddy.com
Fri Aug 12 12:39:17 UTC 2016

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On 8/12/16, 6:20 , "gnso-ppsai-pdp-wg-bounces at icann.org on behalf of
Michele Neylon - Blacknight" <gnso-ppsai-pdp-wg-bounces at icann.org on
behalf of michele at blacknight.com> wrote:

>e.  GNSO Policy Recommendations on Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation
>Whereas, on 31 October 2013, the GNSO Council approved the charter for a
>Working Group to conduct a Policy Development Process that had been
>requested by the ICANN Board concerning the accreditation by ICANN of
>privacy and proxy domain name registration service providers, as further
>described at 
>http://gnso.icann.org/en/drafts/raa-pp-charter-22oct13-en.pdf [PDF, 463
>Whereas, the PDP followed the prescribed PDP steps as stated in the ICANN
>Bylaws, resulting in a Final Report being delivered to the GNSO Council
>on 8 December 2015.
>Whereas, the Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues PDP Working
>Group (WG) reached Full Consensus on all its final recommendations (see
>http://gnso.icann.org/en/issues/raa/ppsai-final-07dec15-en.pdf [PDF, 1.24
>Whereas, the GNSO Council reviewed and discussed the final
>recommendations of the Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues PDP
>WG, and adopted the recommendations on 21 January 2016 by a unanimous
>vote (see http://gnso.icann.org/en/council/resolutions - 201601.)
>Whereas, the GNSO Council vote exceeded the required voting threshold
>(i.e. supermajority) to impose new obligations on ICANN contracted
>Whereas, in accordance with the ICANN Bylaws, a public comment period was
>opened on the approved recommendations to provide the community with a
>reasonable opportunity to comment on their adoption prior to action by
>the ICANN Board, and the comments received have been summarized and
>reported (see 
>dations-31mar16-en.pdf [PDF, 299 KB]).
>Whereas, the ICANN Bylaws provide that the Board is to request the GAC's
>opinion regarding "any policies that are being considered by the Board
>for adoption that substantially affect the operation of the Internet or
>third parties, including the imposition of any fees or charges" and "take
>duly into account any advice timely presented" as a result.
>Whereas, the Board notified the GAC of the publication of the GNSO's
>final recommendations for public comment on 19 February 2016 (see
>42000&api=v2 [PDF, 819 KB]).
>Whereas, in its Marrakech Communiqué issued on 9 March 2016 the GAC
>advised the ICANN Board that it needed more time to consider potential
>public policy concerns relating to the adoption of the final PDP
>recommendations (see
>https://gacweb.icann.org/download/attachments/28278854/GAC Morocco 55
>Communique FINAL.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1458046221000&api=v2
>[PDF, 567 KB]).
>Whereas, on 15 May 2016 the Board acknowledged receipt of the GNSO's PDP
>recommendations and resolved to consider them at its first meeting
>following ICANN56 to enable the GAC to provide timely advice, if any (see
>- 2.a).
>Whereas, in its Helsinki Communiqué issued on 30 June 2016 the GAC
>advised the ICANN Board to direct that the GAC's concerns be effectively
>addressed to the greatest extent feasible by the Implementation Review
>Team that is to be convened to implement the adopted recommendations (see
>df [PDF, 328 KB]).
>Resolved (2016.08.09.08), the Board hereby adopts all the final
>recommendations of the Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues PDP
>Working Group, as passed by a unanimous vote of the GNSO Council on 21
>January 2016 ("Privacy/Proxy Policy Recommendations").
>Resolved (2016.08.09.09), the Board directs the President and CEO, or his
>authorized designee, to develop and execute an implementation plan,
>including costs and timelines, for the Privacy/Proxy Policy
>Recommendations consistent with ICANN Bylaws Annex A and the
>Implementation Review Team Guidelines & Principles endorsed by the Board
>on 28 September 2015 (see
>- 2.f), and to continue communication with the community on such work. In
>the event that policy issues arise in the course of implementation
>discussions, they should be referred back to the GNSO in accordance with
>the framework for implementation associated with GNSO policy
>recommendations, including the Implementation Review Team Guidelines &
>Resolved (2016.08.09.10), the Board acknowledges the GAC's advice from
>the Helsinki Communiqué regarding the Privacy/Proxy Policy
>Recommendations. The Board will consider the GAC's advice and provide
>input to the Implementation Review Team for consideration in
>implementation planning.
>Mr Michele Neylon
>Blacknight Solutions
>Hosting, Colocation & Domains
>Intl. +353 (0) 59  9183072
>Direct Dial: +353 (0)59 9183090
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