[council] Motion re VRSN RSEP request

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon Apr 12 20:51:14 UTC 2010

Mike, one of the other things that the registry service would do is 
effectively introduce the concept of reducing the effective minimum 
registration period from one year to one month, without the benefit 
of any ICANN policy discussion. That may be worth mentioning in the motion.


At 12/04/2010 02:28 PM, Mike Rodenbaugh wrote:
>The BC makes the following motion for Council consideration in our 
>next meeting, and would appreciate a 'second'.  In sum, we request 
>that the Council ask ICANN Staff to 'slow down' the process of 
>approving Versign's latest RSEP proposal and accept community input 
>on it.  Thanks.
>Whereas, Verisign has recently made a proposal for an additional 
>registry service called "domain exchange" for the .net 
>Whereas, it appears the proposal may permit resumption of abusive 
>"domain tasting" activities which have been curbed by the AGP Limits 
>policy, and therefore appropriate limitations on the proposed 
>registry service must be considered.
>The Council requests that Staff make the preliminary determination 
>that this RSEP proposal requires further study and public comment, 
>because it could raise significant issues with security and 
>stability and/or competition.
>Mike Rodenbaugh
>tel/fax:  +1 (415) 738-8087
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