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Re: [jig] GNSO Council resolutions 12 December 2013

  • To: "''jig''" <jig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [jig] GNSO Council resolutions 12 December 2013
  • From: Avri Doria <avri@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:32:17 -0500


I spoke in the meeting of how more people needed to get involved from the GNSO if we thought that JIG should do more work because we had not carried much of the load of late.

There was decided interest from the ISPCP Constituency in some of the issues.

On 13-Dec-13 15:05, Edmon Chung wrote:

Thanks Glen for the note.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-jig@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-jig@xxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Glen
Saint Géry
Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2013 4:02 AM
To: 'jig' (jig@xxxxxxxxx)
Subject: [jig] GNSO Council resolutions 12 December 2013

Dear All,

The GNSO Council resolved the following resolutions at its meeting on
12 December 2013.

1. Motion to adopt the Joint ccNSO/GNSO IDN Working Group (JIG) Final
on Universal Acceptance of IDN TLDs


1. The JIG (Joint ccNSO/GNSO IDN Working Group) was formed by mutual
charters between the ccNSO and GNSO councils, and extended (ccNSO:
http://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/minutes-council-23aug11-en.pdf |
http://gnso.icann.org/resolutions/#201107) to complete its work on the 3
issues of common interest between the ccNSO and GNSO; 2. One of those
issues concerns Universal Acceptance of IDN TLDs; 3. The JIG published its
Draft Final Report on Universal Acceptance of IDN TLDs for public comment
which closed on 16 August 2013, http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-
4. The JIG reviewed the comments received and finalized its report
5. The JIG submitted its Final Report to the GNSO Council on 17 November

6. The GNSO Council reviewed and considered the Final Report.

1. The GNSO Council adopts the JIG Final Report on Universal Acceptance of
IDN TLDs and its recommendations and will submit it to the ICANN Board for
      2.        The GNSO Council thanks the JIG for its work, with special
thanks to
Jothan Frakes for his contributions in proactively reaching beyond the
community to address issues identified in the report.
      3.       The GNSO Council recognizes that further work needs to be
done in
relation to IDNs, in particular IDN variants and universal acceptance of
IDNs and
asks the JIG to put forward suggestions on how to deal with these issues
deliver these suggestions to the GNSO Council by the ICANN Singapore
Meetings in March 2014.

2. Motion to adopt the Final Report of the  joint DNS stability and
security analysis
Working Group (DSSA)


1.         The joint DNS Security and Stability Analysis working group was
established by the participating Supporting Organizations and Advisory
Committees ALAC, ccNSO, GNSO and NRO to better understand the security
and stability of the global domain name system (DNS) in 2011.

2.         In October 2011 the ICANN Board of Directors established the
DNS Risk Management Framework Working Group (DNS RMF WG), with the
objective to oversee the
development of a risk management framework and system for the DNS as it
pertains to ICANN's role as defined in the ICANN Bylaws.

3.         At the time the DSSA published its draft Report Phase 1 (August
the DSSA went into hibernation to avoid overlap with the work of the Board
RMF and noted and
informed the participating SO's and AC's that in order to reflect the
environment and working method, the charter of the DSSA would need to be
updated to reflect these changes.

4.         The co-chairs of the DSSA WG have sent a letter
to the chairs of each of the participating stakeholder organizations to
submit the
Final Report and the work products contained in it
(available at:
This letter outlines the reasons the co-chairs recommend not proceeding
phase 2.

5.         The DSSA recommends the acceptance of the Final Report and
recommends that the Final Report be disseminated to registry operators and
registrars for their consideration.

6.         Upon adoption of the Final report of the DSSA, and notification
adoption to the co-chairs of the DSSA, the working group will be closed.


1.         The GNSO Council adopts the Report submitted by the co-chairs
of the
DSSA WG, as the Final Report of the DSSA WG in accordance with section 2.4
of its charter.

2.         The chair of the GNSO Council is requested to inform the
co-chairs of the
DSSA WG of adoption of the Report by the GNSO Council.

3.         The chair of GNSO Council is also requested to inform the
chairs of the
other participating SO's and AC's (SSAC, ALAC, ccNSO and NRO).

4.         Finally, the GNSO Council thanks and congratulates all, and in
the co-chairs of the WG:
Olivier Crepin- LeBlond (ALAC), Joerg Schweiger (.DE, ccNSO), Mikey
(GNSO), James Galvin (SSAC) and Mark Kosters (NRO) and all volunteers and
staff who helped with this effort.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Thank you.
Kind regards,

Glen de Saint Géry
GNSO Secretariat

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