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[bc-gnso] Policy Calendar for 31-Jan-2011 BC Member call

  • To: "'bc - GNSO list'" <bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: [bc-gnso] Policy Calendar for 31-Jan-2011 BC Member call
  • From: Steve DelBianco <sdelbianco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2011 20:05:13 +0000

To:       Business Constituency Members
From:   Steve DelBianco, vice chair for policy coordination

Below is the latest BC policy calendar, for use during 31-Jan member call.  
Attachments are referenced in channel 4.

Channel 1. BC participation in ICANN Public Comment processes:

ICANN Public Comment page is at http://www.icann.org/en/public-comment/
Selected Public Comments open at this time:  (in order of comment closing dates)

  1.  Constituency Petition of not-for-profit operations (30-Jan).    the BC 
supported this petition, at 

  1.  GNSO Working Group Guidelines (8-Feb)
  2.  Accountability & Transparency Review Team FINAL recommendations (14-Feb)
  3.  Interim report on internationalized registration data (14-Mar)

Note: BC members are encouraged to submit individual or company comments on any 
topic.  Based on member interest, the BC selects topics on which to submit 
official positions.

Channel 2. Support for discussion and votes of our representatives on GNSO 

Upcoming discussions & votes at 3-Feb GNSO Council meeting (11:00 UTC)
Full agenda at http://gnso.icann.org/meetings/agenda-council-03feb11-en.htm
2: update on PENDR (Post-expiration Domain Name Recovery)
3: motion to extend terms of 2 steering committees and create a new standing 
extend OSC (operations steering committee) to Jun-2011
extend PPSC (policy process steering committee) to Jun-2011
draft a charter for new standing committee to track implementation of OSC & 
PPSC recommendations.  (Philip Sheppard to chair drafting team)
4: Joint applicant support working group – resolving difference with ALEC on a 
5: responding to Board resolution asking GNSO for definitions & metrics for AOC 
terms (consumer choice, consumer trust, and competition).
6: motion regarding Registration Abuse Policies (RAP).  Includes amendment by 
Zahid Jamil requesting Issues Report on illicit use of domain names.

Council Working Groups:  (see GNSO Project Status List as of 4-Dec-2010, at

Channel 3. Supporting discussion and voting on policy matters before the 
Commercial Stakeholders Group (CSG)
(Sarah Deutsch )

Channel 4. BC statements and responses during public meetings (Board breakfast, 
outreach events, public forum, etc.)

Upcoming Board/GAC Intercessional meeting in Brussels, 2/28 - March 1.

USG scorecard letter to GAC ( attached ).

GAC Checklist and Staff documents for Intercessional meeting (checklist 

Affirmation review team for Whois   (Susan Kawaguchi, Bill Smith)

Affirmation review team for SSR  (Security, Stability, & Reslience)    (Jeff 

Attachment: USG Submission to the GAC Scorecard re New gTLDs final[4].docx
Description: USG Submission to the GAC Scorecard re New gTLDs final[4].docx

Attachment: ICANN Staff proposed organization of GAC-Board Preparatory calls for Brussels[2].doc
Description: ICANN Staff proposed organization of GAC-Board Preparatory calls for Brussels[2].doc

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