[New gTLD RG] Proposed text regarding the decisions taken on the RG call on August 6 2012

Alexander Kondaurov allex.k at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 06:56:02 UTC 2012


Hello Dev!

Agree.

On 8/8/12, Yrjö Länsipuro <yrjo_lansipuro at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Dear Dev,
> I agree.
> Best,
> Yrjö
>
>> Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 12:40:09 -0400
>> From: admin at ttcsweb.org
>> To: newgtldrg at atlarge-lists.icann.org
>> Subject: [New gTLD RG] Proposed text regarding the decisions taken on the
>> RG call on August 6 2012
>>
>> Dear All,
>>
>> On the gTLD RG call on August 6 2012 regarding the wiki comments
>> received on the .book application by Amazon EU s.a.r.l, it was decided
>> not to submit a comment on the application to the ALAC for possible
>> submission to ICANN's new gTLD comment forum before the close of the
>> Application Comment Period and to refer the issues raised to the new
>> gTLD WG.
>>
>> Below is the proposed text that I will send to the ALAC, new gTLD WG
>> chair, InternetNZ on behalf of the gTLD RG informing them of this
>> decision. Comments or suggestions for the text are welcomed. I will
>> formally send this to the aforementioned persons/organisations as well
>> as to the At-Large mailing list and update the RG wiki late this
>> evening or early tomorrow.
>>
>>
>> Kind Regards,
>>
>> Dev Anand Teelucksingh
>> gTLD RG chair
>>
>> -----------------------
>>
>> The gTLD Review Group (gTLD RG) received a comment on community
>> objection grounds by InternetNZ, an ALS in APRALO, on the application
>> by Amazon EU S.A.R.L for the applied for gTLD string "book" on July 26
>> 2012.
>>
>> InternetNZ's comment was posted to the At-Large new gTLD Applications
>> Dashboard Workspace at
>> https://community.icann.org/display/newgtldrg/.book+_OG
>>
>> Several comments from At-Large, including members of the gTLD RG were
>> received and posted on the wiki page at
>> https://community.icann.org/display/newgtldrg/.book+_OG
>> including a condensed version of InternetNZ's comment by gTLD RG
>> members Eduardo Diaz and Yrjo Lansipuro.
>>
>> The comments by InternetNZ and others raises concerns regarding the
>> availability of 2nd level domains under generic TLDs. Whether domains
>> under such proposed generic TLDs should be available or "open" to the
>> wider public or "closed" to the applicants applying for the proposed
>> gTLD.
>>
>> Because such concepts are outside the scope of the application for
>> ".book" by Amazon EU s.a.r.l, the gTLD RG on its conference call on
>> Monday August 6 2012 decided not to submit a comment on this
>> application to the ALAC for possible submission to ICANN's new gTLD
>> comment forum before the close of the Application Comment Period.
>>
>> However, given the concepts raised regarding the availability of 2nd
>> level domains under gTLDs has policy implications that impacts
>> individual Internet end users, the gTLD RG recommends that the issues
>> raised be referred to the At-Large new gTLD Working Group
>> (https://community.icann.org/x/8Yoi) for discussion and possible
>> policy recommendations.
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With best regards
                                                Alexander



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