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[bc-gnso] Policy Calendar for 17-Feb-2011 BC Member call

  • To: "'bc - GNSO list'" <bc-gnso@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: [bc-gnso] Policy Calendar for 17-Feb-2011 BC Member call
  • From: Steve DelBianco <sdelbianco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 15:48:36 +0000

To:       Business Constituency Members
From:   Steve DelBianco, vice chair for policy coordination
Below is the latest BC policy calendar, for use during 17-Feb member call.  
(attachments are provided for Channel 4 below)
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: Accountability & Transparency Review Team FINAL recommendations (14-Feb)

2: Proposed process for recognizing new Constituencies (4-Mar)

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 24-Feb GNSO Council meeting (15:00 UTC)
Full agenda at http://gnso.icann.org/meetings/agenda-council-24feb11-en.htm

Item 4: proposed guidelines for working groups. Should they be adopted or 
posted for further comment?

Item 5: Responding to Board resolution asking GNSO for definitions & metrics 
for AOC terms (consumer choice, consumer trust, and competition).  Several BC 
members have volunteered.  No outreach yet from Rosemary Sinclair.

Item 6: WHOIS studies.  Staff posted an analysis of "Privacy & Proxy Relay & 
Reveal".   Council must decide which of remaining 3 studies (Registrant 
Identification, Proxy and Privacy "abuse" and this Relay and Reveal study) 
staff should initiate.
(see http://gnso.icann.org/issues/whois/whois-studies-chart-11feb11-en.pdf)

Item 7: update on Joint DNS security and stability analysis working group. 
Draft charter at 

Item 8: discussion of cross-community working groups

Item 9:  Staff feedback regarding Registration Abuse Policies (RAP) motion 
passed at 3-Feb meeting (http://gnso.icann.org/resolutions/#201102 )
RESOLVED #1, the GNSO Council instructs ICANN Policy Staff to forward the two 
issues identified by the RAP IDT as having low resource requirements, WHOIS 
Access recommendation #2 and Fake Renewal Notices recommendation #1, to ICANN 
Compliance Staff for resolution. ICANN? Compliance Staff is requested to 
provide the GNSO Council with its feedback on the two recommendations and 
proposed implementation in a timely manner.
RESOLVED #2, the GNSO Council requests an Issues Report on the current state of 
the UDRP.
RESOLVED #3, the GNSO Council requests a discussion paper on the creation of 
non-binding best practices to help registrars and registries address the 
abusive registrations of domain names in accordance with the Registration Abuse 
Policies Working Group Final Report.
Council Working Groups:  (see GNSO Project Status List as of 27-Jan-2011, at
Channel 3. Supporting discussion and voting on policy matters before the 
Commercial Stakeholders Group (CSG)
(SarahDeutsch )

Channel 4. BC statements and responses during public meetings (Board meetings, 
outreach events, public forum, etc.)
Upcoming Board/GAC Intercessional meeting in Brussels, 28-Feb to 1-Mar
GAC 'scorecard' expected before 22-Feb.
Selected previous BC positions on GAC-Board topics (attached)

Affirmation review team for Whois   (Susan Kawaguchi, Bill Smith)
Affirmation reviewteam for SSR  (Security, Stability, & Reslience)    (Jeff 

Attachment: BC on GAC-Board mtg in Brussels Feb-2011.pdf
Description: BC on GAC-Board mtg in Brussels Feb-2011.pdf

Attachment: BC on Final App Guidebook.pdf
Description: BC on Final App Guidebook.pdf

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