[council] Draft IETF "Problem Statement" on Special Use TLDs
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Wed Feb 15 11:41:03 UTC 2017
Another document that may be of interest in this same line is:
Title : The ALT Special Use Top Level Domain
Authors : Warren Kumari
Filename : draft-ietf-dnsop-alt-tld-07.txt
Pages : 11
Date : 2017-02-01
This document reserves a string (ALT) to be used as a TLD label in
non-DNS contexts, or for names that have no meaning in a global
context. It also provides advice and guidance to developers
developing alternate namespaces.
The IETF datatracker status page for this draft is:
Note that while these are stated as non DNS usage, there is a question
of what response DNS gives for these names and the degree to which this
bumps up against ICANN's roles and responsibilities as defined in the
MOU between the organization.
It should also be noted the Draft Problem Statement on "Special Use
Domain Names" is currently in IETF DNSOP WG Last Call (WGLC).
On 14-Feb-17 19:28, James M. Bladel wrote:
> Councilors -
> For those interested, the IETF has recently published a Draft Problem
> Statement on "Special Use Domain Names".
> I believe we, the GNSO and ICANN more broadly, should follow the
> developing work on this subject. Please feel free to share with your
> SG/C communities.
> Thank you,
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> council at gnso.icann.org
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