Following documents are work products from the policy implementation team.  Please note that some may be working documents subject to updates.

Reports 

A list of studies and reports conducted by ICANN Org which were requested by the EPDP Phase 1 Team.

Correspondence 

A list of correspondence concerning the EPDP Phase 1 Recommendations from the ICANN Board, GNSO Council and the Community.

  1. Board and Council EPDP Phase 1 Consultation Process - 9 September 2019
  2. Board Response to EPDP Phase 1 Consultation Re: Rec 1 Purpose 2; Rec 12 - 14 October 2019
  3. GNSO Council approval of the Supplemental Recommendation Related to the Non-Adopted EPDP Phase 1 Recommendations Re: Rec 12 - 23 December 2019
  4. Board Response receipt of GNSO Supplemental Recommendation for Rec 12 - 3 February 2020
  5. Board Letter to the GNSO Council Potential Impasse Concerning Implementation of EPDP Phase 1 – Recommendation 7 - 11 March 2020
  6. CPH IRT to GNSO Council Recommendation #7 and Thick Whois Letter - 18 May 2020
  7. GNSO Council Response to Board Letter Re: Next Steps on EPDP Phase 1 Recommendation 7 Implementation and Thick WHOIS Transition Policy - 29 May 2020
  8. IPC and BC Recommendation #7 and Thick Whois Letter - 17 June 2020
  9. GNSO Liaison Update to GNSO Council on Recommendation 7 - 14 September 2020
  10. Board Response to Supplemental Recommendation on EPDP Phase 1, Recommendation 12 - 11 December 2020
  11. GNSO Council to ICANN Board Correspondence regarding Input Concerning Implementation of EPDP Phase 1, Recommendation 7 Motion - January 2021
  12. GNSO Council Clarification on Supplemental Recommendation on EPDP Phase 1, Recommendation 12 - March 2021
  13. Board Clarification letter to GNSO Council on implementing Supplemental Recommendation, Recommendation 12 - 22 October 2021
  14. Response from GNSO Council regarding EPDP Phase 1 Recommendation 12 to confirm and/or clarify the Board's assumptions - 21 January 2022
  15. Board Confirmation letter to GNSO Council on Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Phase 1, Recommendation 12 - 22 March 2022

Draft Policy Language 

The Registration Data Policy in draft form for Public Comment: Draft Registration Data Policy

Recommendation #27 Wave 1 Policies and Procedure Redline Documents

A list of existing policies and procedures impacted by the Registration Data Policy have been reviewed and redlined per Recommendation 27 of the EPDP Phase 1 Final Report.

Redlined VersionClean VersionDate Completed
Redlined_Registry Registration Data Directory Services Consistent Labeling and Display PolicyClean_Registry Registration Data Directory Services Consistent Labeling and Display Policy

4 May 2022 - RegDataPolicy references updated on 27 May 2022

Redlined_Thick WHOIS Transition Policy for .COM, .NET and .JOBSClean_Thick WHOIS Transition Policy for .COM, .NET and .JOBS2 February 2022
Redlined_Restored Names Accuracy Policy (RNAP)Clean_Restored Names Accuracy Policy (RNAP)12 July 2021
Redlined_Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)Clean_Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)12 July 2021
Redlined_Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) RulesClean_Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Rules14 June 2021
Redlined_Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) ProcedureClean_Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) Procedure Redline02 June 2021
Redlined_Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) RulesClean_Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) Rules Redline02 June 2021
Redlined_Revised ICANN Procedure For Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy LawClean_Revised ICANN Procedure For Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law02 June 2021

Redlined_URS High Level Technical Requirements for Registries and Registrars

Clean_URS High Level Technical Requirements for Registries and Registrars02 June 2021
Redlined_Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP)Clean_Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP)02 June 2021
Redlined_Transfer PolicyClean_Transfer Policy17 March 2021 - RegDataPolicy references updated on 27 May 2022
Redlined_Transfer - FOA - Initial Authorization for Registrar TransferClean_Transfer - FOA - Initial Authorization for Registrar Transfer30 March 2021
Redlined_Transfer - FOA - Confirmation of Registrar Transfer RequestClean_Transfer - FOA - Confirmation of Registrar Transfer Request30 March 2021

Redlined_Additional Whois Information Policy (AWIP)

Clean_Additional Whois Information Policy (AWIP)30 March 2021
Redlined_Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP)Clean_Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP)30 March 2021
Redlined_Protection of IGO and INGO Identifier in All gTLDs PolicyClean_Protection of IGO and INGO Identifiers in All gTLDs Policy30 March 2021

Redlined_Whois Data Reminder Policy (WDRP)

Clean_Whois Data Reminder Policy (WDRP)30 March 2021  - RegDataPolicy references updated on 27 May 2022
Redlined_WHOIS Marketing Restriction PolicyClean_Whois Marketing Restriction Policy30 March 2021
Redline_RDAP Response ProfileClean_RDAP Response Profile12 August 2022
Redlined_RDAP Technical Implementation Guide Clean_RDAP Technical Implementation Guide12 August 2022


The policies and procedures below were reviewed for potential updates, but were determined to not be impacted by the Registration Data Policy by the implementation team: 

  1. AGP (Add Grace Period) Limits Policy - 07 October 2020
  2. Registry Services Evaluation Policy (RSEP) - 07 October 2020
  3. Expired Domain Deletion Policy (EDDP) - 07 October 2020

The following advisory was reissued rather than redlined as a part of Recommendation 27 impact: 

  1. New_Advisory Clarifications to the Registry and Registrar Requirements for WHOIS (port 43) and Web-Based Directory Services.pdf - 02 February 2022

Rationale Documents 

A list of rationale documents produced by ICANN org that explain the reasoning and analysis for the existing draft policy language. 

  1. Drafting Errors
  2. Retention Requirements Analysis
  3. Redaction for Privacy Requirement
  4. 24 Hour Disclosure Requirement
  5. Tech Contact Requirement

Reference Materials

A list of resource materials related to the implementation of the EPDP Phase 1 and Phase 2 Priority 2 Recommendations (33 recommendations)

  1. EPDP Phase 1 Timeline - Updated 1 February 2022

  2. GAC Communiques Related to RegData Policy Implementation - Updated March 2022
  3. Registration Data Policy Proposed Implementation of 18 month duration 
  4. Scenarios of Registration Data required by ICANN Contractual Compliance beyond the life of the registration.pdf - July 2020 
  5. Thick WHOIS.docx - Bird & Bird Memo to EPDP Team on 8 March 2019
  6. EPDP Phase 1 Final Report
  7. EPDP Phase 2 Final Report
  8. Board Resolution on EPDP Phase 2 Priority 2 Recommendations - 21 June 2021
  9. Board Resolution on Rec 12 - 24 February 2022
  10. Data Processing Specification tutorial - 1 June 2022



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