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Final Report/Comment

gTLD Marketplace Health Index Proposal: Call for Comments and Volunteers 

08 Jan 2016   

CCWG-Accountability - Draft Proposal on Work Stream 1 Recommendations

21 Dec 201521 Dec 2015 Comment

Proposed implementation of GNSO Policy Development Process Recommendations on Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) Part D 

21 Dec 2015   

Guidelines for Developing Reference Label Generation Rulesets (LGRs) for the Second Level

15 Dec 2015   
New gTLD Program Implementation Review Draft Report07 Dec 2015   
Removal of Searchable Whois Service From .MEET Registry Agreement04 Dec 2015   
Preliminary Issue Report on a GNSO Policy Development Process to Review All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs30 Nov 2015 Kathy KleimanComment
IAG Initial Report and Proposed Revisions to the ICANN Procedure for Whois Conflicts with Privacy Laws17 Nov 201519 Oct 2015Stephanie Perrin, Jeremy MalcolmComment by JM
Phase 1 Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the New gTLD Program7 Nov 2015   
New gTLD Auction Proceeds Discussion Paper8 Nov 2015 James Gannon 
Preliminary Issue Report on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures30 Oct 2015   
IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal8 Sep 20158 Sep 2015Matthew Shearscomment
Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability 2nd Draft Report (Work Stream 1)12 Sep 201512 Sep 2015Milton Muellercomment
Removal of Searchable Whois Service from .SHARP Registry Agreement11 Sep 2015 Amr Elsadr 
Proposed ICANN Bylaws Amendments—GNSO Policy & Implementation Recommendations12 Sep 2015 Amr Elsadr 
Initial Report on Data & Metrics for Policy Making7 Sep 2015

12 Sep 2015

(Endorsing Amr Comment)

Amr ElsadrComment
Next-Generation gTLD Registration Directory Services to Replace WHOIS Preliminary Issue Report6 Sep 20157 Sept 2015Avri Doria, Stephanie Perrin, James Gannoncomment
GNSO Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information Policy Development Process (PDP) Recommendations for Board Consideration10 Aug 201510 Aug 2015Amr ElsadrNCSG statement

Draft Report: Review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization

20th Jul 2015   
Proposed Schedule and Process/Operational Improvements for AoC and Organizational Reviews8th Jul 20156th Jul 2015James GannonNCSG Comment

GNSO Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues Working Group Initial Report 

7th Jul 20157th Jul 2015Kathy Kleiman & James GannonNCSG Comment
Proposed Renewal of .CAT Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement7th Jul 20157th Jul 2015Edward MorrisNCSG Comment
Proposed Renewal of .PRO Unsponsored Registry Agreement7th Jul 20157th Jul 2015Edward MorrisNCSG Comment
Proposed Renewal of .TRAVEL Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement21 Jun 201521 Jun 2015Edward MorrisNCSG Comment (word)
Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) - Input Needed on its Proposed Accountability Enhancements (Work Stream 1)3rd June 2015 (ended)3rd June 2015 (submitted)Mathew Shears / James GannonNCSG Comment (pdf)
2nd Draft Proposal of the Cross Community Working Group to Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal on Naming Related Functions20 May 2015 (ended)20 May 2015 (submitted)Milton Mueller / Brenden Kuerbis

NCSG Comment (pdf)

Draft Report: Rights Protection Mechanisms Reviewended1st May 2015 (Submitted)Kathy KleimanNCSG Comments (pdf)

GNSO Policy & Implementation Working Group Publishes Initial Recommendations Report for Public Comment

ended17th March 2015 (Submitted)Amr Elsadr

Initial Recommendations Report

NCSG comments (pdf)

WHOIS Accuracy Pilot Study Reportended

13th March 2015


Kathy KleimanNCSG Response (pdf)
Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information PDP Initial Reportended

1st February 2015


Amr Elsadr


NCSG Comment (pdf) 



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