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

Fouad Bajwa fouadbajwa at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 09:26:56 UTC 2012


+1 Dev

Fouad

On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 11:56 AM, Alexander Kondaurov <allex.k at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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