RE: [bc-gnso] ICANN New gTLD Expression of Interest Train Leaving the Station?
- To: "Michael D. Palage" <michael@xxxxxxxxxx>, "'bc - GNSO list'" <bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [bc-gnso] ICANN New gTLD Expression of Interest Train Leaving the Station?
- From: Phil Corwin <pcorwin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2009 11:36:05 -0500
ICANN has a now proposed an EOI pre-registration model that requires
prospective applicants to ante up $55k for the right to file a full application
in the first round -- see
Philip S. Corwin
Butera & Andrews
1301 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004
"Luck is the residue of design." -- Branch Rickey
From: owner-bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx [owner-bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Michael D.
Sent: Tuesday, December 15, 2009 9:29 AM
To: 'bc - GNSO list'
Subject: [bc-gnso] ICANN New gTLD Expression of Interest Train Leaving the
I just wanted to bring to everyone’s attention the following excerpt from the
ICANN Board minutes, “ICANN staff shall present a proposed EOI process model
for approval at the ICANN Board's February 2010 meeting. “
See full ICANN Board resolution below,
Plan for Expressions of Interest
The Board received a presentation from staff outlining the work done in
response to the Board's resolution passed in Seoul directing staff to provide a
plan for Board consideration regarding a call for “expressions of interest” in
the New gTLD program.
The Board then discussed the proposed plan and took the following action:
Whereas the ICANN Board has passed a resolution in Seoul directing ICANN staff
to study the potential impact of a call for formal “expressions of interest”,
and provide a plan for Board consideration in December 2009, including possible
options and a risk analysis relating to a proposed action;
Whereas ICANN staff has presented an analysis of the potential benefits of an
Expressions of Interest (EOI) process, and has developed a preliminary EOI
process model for ICANN Board discussion;
Whereas the board discussion has resulted in some preliminary determinations
pending formalizing the EOI process model and obtaining public comment on those
Resolved, (2009.12.09.05), ICANN staff is hereby directed to record and publish
for public comment the risks and considerations considered by the board and the
ICANN Board's determinations on the EOI process model. Staff is also directed
to continue undertaking additional analysis on those determinations.
Resolved, (2009.12.09.06), ICANN staff shall summarize: a) the public comments
resulting from the publication of the risks and considerations considered by
the board, b) ICANN Board's determinations on the EOI process model, and c) the
additional staff analysis undertaken; and present that summary to the ICANN
Board. Further, along with that summary ICANN staff shall present a proposed
EOI process model for approval at the ICANN Board's February 2010 meeting.
All Board members in attendance unanimously approved of the resolutions