[council] Resolutions from the ICANN Board meeting on Thursday 12 Feb

Bruce Tonkin Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Sat Feb 14 00:56:56 UTC 2015

Hello All,

The resolutions from the ICANN Board meeting on 12 Feb 2014, are available at:

Key ones relevant to the GNSO include:

- approval of the GNSO Policy recommendations for  Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy Part D

- direction to staff to  immediately begin collecting data on the metrics recommended in the Implementation Advisory Group for Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice Final Report, prioritizing those that are time-sensitive, and where data has been determined to be available

- regarding two character second level domain names, the Board directs the staff to  proceed immediately as follows:

	◾Implement improvements to the process to alert relevant governments when requests are initiated. 
	Comments from relevant governments will be fully considered.

	◾For new requests, the comment period will be for 60 days.

	◾For requests with pending or completed comment periods, extend or re-open the comment period 
	so that each request will undergo 60 days of comment period in total.

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