[GTLD-WG] Objection period to new gTLDs extended to March 13 2013 - updated timeline of new gTLD RG activities
Dev Anand Teelucksingh
admin at ttcsweb.org
Wed Dec 12 14:53:04 UTC 2012
The graphic showing the timeline of ICANN's At-Large Objection Process
was also updated at
Dev Anand Teelucksingh
gTLD RG chair
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Dev Anand Teelucksingh
<admin at ttcsweb.org> wrote:
> Dear All,
> In ICANN's new gTLD update dated December 11 2012
> ICANN has formally announced that the objection period for the new
> gTLDs has been extended to March 13 2013.
> I've updated the one page summary of the At-Large objection process
> and updated the At-Large new gTLD Applications Dashboard
> (http://bit.ly/newgtld) with the timetable of the
> At-Large new gTLD Review Group's (gTLD RG ;
> https://community.icann.org/x/u7-bAQ) activities.
> Key deadlines:
> January 16 2013 - Deadline for comments to be submitted by At-Large on
> new gTLDs on limited public interest or community grounds for
> consideration by the gTLD RG for drafting a formal objection statement
> for RALO’s and ALAC's consideration.
> January 18 2013 - The gTLD RG reviews the comments on the new gTLD
> Dashboard and
> for each gTLD application with At-Large comments, the gTLD RG decides
> whether or not to draft a
> formal objection statement directed to that gTLD application on either
> limited public interest grounds or
> community grounds or both. The gTLD RG proceeds to draft the objection
> statement, keeping the At-Large community informed via the gTLD
> February 1 2013 - The gTLD RG publishes final objection statements to
> gTLD applications in a
> format ready to submit to the Dispute Resolution Service Provider
> (DRSP). Each of the 5 Regional At-Large Organisations (RALOs) reviews
> each objection statement and decides whether it supports the filing of
> the objection statement by the ALAC.
> March 1 2013 - Each RALO sends to the ALAC its advice on the objection
> statements on whether the RALO supports the filing of an objection
> statement by the ALAC or not.
> March 2 2013 - Objection statements NOT supported by at least 3 RALOs
> will not be considered by the ALAC.
> For those objection statements that are supported by 3 or more RALOs,
> the ALAC decides whether to file such objection statements to the
> March 13 2013 - Objection period ends.
> Thoughts, Comments welcomed ASAP as ICANN At-Large Staff will be
> producing a PDF similar in style to the ICANN Fact Sheets
> Kind Regards
> Dev Anand Teelucksingh
> gTLD RG chair
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