[council] ICANN Comment periods due soon after Seoul

Craig Schwartz craig.schwartz at icann.org
Thu Oct 8 19:08:35 UTC 2009


The public comment period on the ERSR has been extended to 16 November.


Sent from my iPhone-Please excuse any typos.

On Oct 6, 2009, at 9:12 PM, "Alan Greenberg"  
<alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca> wrote:

> In reviewing open ICANN comment periods with the
> ALAC officers today, we were somewhat taken aback
> by the number and importance of ICANN comment
> periods that had just opened in the last several
> days and are scheduled to end soon after the Seoul meeting.
> Posted 01 Oct,  Due 01 Nov,   Expedited Registry Security Request  
> (ERSR)
> Posted 02 Oct,  Due 06 Nov,   Domain Names
> Registered Using a Privacy or Proxy Service
> Posted 05 Oct,  Due 04 Nov,   NomCom Review  Draft Working Group  
> Report
> Posted 05 Oct,  Due 04 Nov,   SSAC Review  Draft Working Group Report
> Posted 05 Oct,  Due 04 Nov,   Board Review  Draft Final Working  
> Group Report
> Although we seemed to recall that a commitment
> had been made to not "count" the time during an
> ICANN meeting against one month comment periods,
> that is clearly not being done here. For the
> Seoul meeting, many of us will spend 7-8 business
> days in transit or at the meeting, significantly
> cutting into the time available to comment.
> And we noted that although all of these topics
> are quite important, only the ERSR one could
> really be viewed as very time-sensitive.
> The ALAC will likely request a 2 week extension
> on all five comment periods. The GNSO Council may
> wish to consider a similar move.
> Alan

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