RE: [gtld-council] Recommendation 20
- To: "Avri Doria" <avri@xxxxxxx>, <gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [gtld-council] Recommendation 20
- From: "Gomes, Chuck" <cgomes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 15:18:28 -0400
It may be a little premature to determine the level of support because I
think several of us are still trying to improve the wording. I suggest
that we wait until at least Wednesday before determining the level of
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> [mailto:owner-gtld-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Avri Doria
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> Subject: Re: [gtld-council] Recommendation 20
> If i understand Philip and Chuck's proposal, they are asking
> whether the following has support in the committee.
> Please correct me if I have the question wrong and please
> comment on the wording. If you cannot accept it yet, please
> suggest wording changes that:
> a. make it work better for you
> b. you think would still be acceptable to others.
> Please remember that we trying to arrive at wording that is
> at once clear and which has the greatest possible support.
> I have added one element to the suggestion, and am
> recommending that the definitions be included as
> Implementation Guideline P.
> Please let the list know whether you support the following changes:
> rec20 - revised
> "An application will be rejected if it is determined that
> there is substantial opposition to it from a significant
> established institution representing a sector or community
> for which the string may either be explicitly or implicitly targeted.
> Opposition must be objection based: application staff will
> monitor public comments and where appropriate explain the
> objection procedure to an objector with standing.
> The sector or community should be interpreted broadly and
> will include for example an economic sector, a cultural
> community, or a linguistic community.
> Explicit targeting means there is a description of the
> intended use of the TLD in the application.
> Implicit targeting means that the objecting institution makes
> an assumption of targeting or that there may be confusion by
> users over its intended use".
> IG P
> In the implementation of of an objection process, the following
> should be included:
> Substantial Opposition: A procedure including required documentation
> will be prepared by ICANN. This documentation will include elements
> such as a detailed description of the sector or community affected
> and the nature of the harm it would cause that sector or
> community to
> have the TLD granted to the applicant.
> Established institution: While the normal criteria should be for an
> institution that has been in formal existence for at least 10 years,
> in exceptional cases, standing may be granted to an institution that
> has been in existence for fewer then 10 years. Exceptional
> circumstance may relate to reasons such as: organization was
> reorganized or merged with another organization, community is
> the 10 years.
> Formal existence: This is defined by an appropriate form of public
> registration or clear public historical evidence. Third party
> validation by a government, Intergovernmental organization or well
> known established institution (e.g. International Red Cross, a Bar
> Association, a Medical Certification Body) may also be used.