FW: [council] New gTLD Q & A teleconference 26 November 2008 at 19:00 UTC
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- Subject: FW: [council] New gTLD Q & A teleconference 26 November 2008 at 19:00 UTC
- From: "Mike Rodenbaugh" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 07:07:15 -0800
Below are some questions from one large internet business, which wishes to
remain anonymous -- so I am just passing them through. I am not sure
whether I will join the call today or not, due to a commitment at my
daughter's school. I hope nevertheless these questions will be answered.
- What are the specific criteria that will be used to decide who wins
a dispute resolution matter? When will such criteria be published?
- Why is the cost of opposing a proposed gTLD string so prohibitively
expensive? Why is it so much more expensive than a UDRP, and when will an
upper price point cap be announced (and why hasn't one been decided yet)?
- ICANN stated that there will be future development of a process to
deal with claims of infringement after a registry has launched. Why isn't
that developed now?
- What is the fee for extended review? (If it's not decided yet, why
not, and when will that be decided)?
- Why isn't there a universal Rights Protection Mechanism that all new
gTLDs must follow? It is an unreasonable burden for every rights owner to
review the proposed Rights Protection Mechanism of every new gTLD that is
proposed, whether it is published or not.
- Is there a compliance and sanctions process for the companies who
will run the new gTLDs? And if so, what is it?
- The Background document clarifies that one of ICANN's foundational
principles has been to promote competition in the domain-name marketplace
while ensuring Internet security and stability. It seems likely that the
new gTLDs will increase the ease of phishing and infringements and having
multiple gTLDs run by non-industry experts does not seem like the best way
to ensure stability. It also seems that these new extensions, and the new
domain possibilities considering second level domains are likely to cause
consumer confusion (and therefore harm). How does ICANN believe the new
extensions will ensure security? How do they believe that opening up
running a registry to multiple parties who do not currently run a registry
as their core competency will ensure stability?
- Regarding ICANN's goal of promoting competition, why do they believe
this will achieve that in a beneficial manner? It is commonly believed that
not all of the 21 gTLDs already released have been successful as measured by
common consumer use. Does ICANN believe that the 21 gTLDs already released
have all been successful, and if so, how are they defining/measuring the
success of a gTLD in the marketplace? Does ICANN not believe that barraging
consumers with hundreds more gTLDs will only confuse consumers, and will
therefore weaken the 20 gTLDs other than .com that already exist?
From: Mike Rodenbaugh [mailto:mike@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 7:42 AM
To: Philip Lodico; 'Stacey King'; wendy.chan@xxxxxxxx; Tamara Reznik (ELCA)
Subject: FW: [council] New gTLD Q & A teleconference 26 November 2008 at
Fyi, if anyone wants to submit questions of ICANN Staff, please let me know.
From: owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Glen de Saint Géry
Sent: Sunday, November 23, 2008 1:51 PM
Subject: [council] New gTLD Q & A teleconference 26 November 2008 at 19:00
As agreed in Cairo, a question and answer teleconference on New gTLDs is
scheduled for Wednesday 26 November at 19:00 UTC.
The modules that will be specifically referenced are:
Module 3 (completing this module)
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