To: Afilias Registrars
Subject: Afilias changes Startup Schedule due to events
in New York
Due to the unexpected and tragic events on September
11, 2001 in New York City, Afilias is making the following changes to the Startup
period schedule. These changes supercede all previous communications regarding
the Startup schedule.
There will no longer be two queues in the Startup period.
There will now be only one queue, ending at 23:59 UTC on Friday, Sep 21, 2001.
Sunrise names will now resolve at 00:00 UTC Sep 22, 2001.
Queue 1 close modified
to 23:59 UTC Sep 21, 2001 (from Sep 18, 2001)
Queue 1 Funds Deadline modified
to 15:00 UTC Sep 21, 2001 (from Sep 18, 2001)
Registry Shutdown modified to 00:00
UTC Sep 22, 2001 (from Sep 19, 2001)
Sunrise Names resolve modified to 00:00 UTC
Sep 22, 2001 (from Sep 19, 2001).
The WHOIS service will remain operational during
the entire period of the Registry Shutdown, starting from 00:00 UTC Sep 22, 2001.
1 Results, Queue 1 WHOIS and Queue 1 Name resolution are expected to happen about
00:00 UTC, Sep 27, 2001.
The Registry will remain shut down from 00:00 UTC Sep
22, 2001 to 13:59 UTC Oct 1, 2001.
The Registry will open for Real-time .INFO registrations
at 14:00 UTC
Monday, Oct 1, 2001.
Should you have any questions, please call
us at +1-215-504-4610, or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President, Business Operations
Chief Technology Officer
p: +1-215-504-4610; f: +1-215-504-1758