[CCWG-ACCT] gTLD Auctions vs Travel Costs

Avri Doria avri at acm.org
Thu Jan 28 17:28:48 UTC 2016


Many of us have been asking for a bottom up discussion on this issue
since the new gTLD program was approved.

It has never been the right time for such a discussion for one reason or

At the very least, I believe they are holding these funds in a separate
account, or something like that, until the Board decides what it want s
to do.  Hard to know for sure.


On 28-Jan-16 11:53, Nigel Roberts wrote:
> "Under what law does this money belong to ICANN ..."
> On 28/01/16 16:51, Kathryn Kleiman wrote:
>> $41 million for .SHOP. That's a nice chunk of change!
>> I think this money, however, does not go into the ICANN budget (FWIW).
>> Best,
>> K
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dr Eberhard W Lisse [mailto:el at lisse.NA]
>> Sent: Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:48 AM
>> To: accountability-cross-community at icann.org
>> Cc: directors at omadhina.net
>> Subject: gTLD Auctions vs Travel Costs
>> Not that I want to have any more travel, but I am sure ICANN can
>> afford the transition costs:
>> https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/auctionresults
>> So far 105510127 USD :-)-O
>> el
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