[council] New TLDs - resolution and document overview
Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Mon Aug 15 09:09:34 UTC 2005
Please add the Council resolution of 22 May 2003:
In response to the question asked of it by the Board, the GNSO council
* Expansion of the gTLD namespace should be a bottom-up approach with
names proposed by the interested parties to ICANN. Expansion should be
* Furthermore, there should be a set of objective criteria to be met in
any future expansion.
* The development of this set of objective criteria should be the
subject of a new Policy Development Process (PDP).
These ideas are expanded in a report together with the responses of the
GNSO Constituencies and the ALAC which will be forwarded to the Board in
>From minutes of Council meeting on 24 June 2003 (Montreal):
Decision 4: The GNSO Council advises the ICANN Board that the namespace
should be market driven and that organizations were free to propose
names that they believed would be of use to DNS users.
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