[registration-issues-wg] [CPWG] Board resolution regarding .amazon

Maureen Hilyard maureen.hilyard at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 14:31:19 UTC 2018


The latest Board resolution about ,amazon is great news. Thank you for
sharing Sebastian.

For me it highlights a discussion that took place in May with regards to
the possibility of governments and applicants sharing the benefits of a
domain name. There was a small group who saw this as a possible solution
for further discussion but it got side tracked by those who didn't. I had
supported it from the viewpoint of a UN protocol in another area
completely, but relating the concept to parties being able to negotiate how
they might share the benefits that could come out of the use of a
particular geographic term as a domain name. This Board decision suggests
that some consideration should be given to the concept to help to resolve
conflicts between governments and applicants over geographic terms.

On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:12 PM, Sebastien Bachollet <sebicann at bachollet.fr
> wrote:

> Dear all,
> It can be of interest in our discussion about future possible TLDs
> All the best
> SeB
>
> https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/
> resolutions-2018-09-16-en#2.d
>
> Resolved (2018.09.16.12), ICANN's President and CEO is directed to
> support the development of a solution for delegation of the strings
> represented in the .AMAZON applications that includes sharing the use of
> those top-level domains with the ACTO member states to support the cultural
> heritage of the countries in the Amazonian region.
>
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