2007-02-12 - Consideration of Proposed .XXX Registry Agreement and recent public comment period

  • Category: gTLDs
  • Topic: Consideration of Proposed .XXX Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement
  • Board meeting date: 12 February 2007
  • Resolution number: 07.09
  • URL for Board minutes/resolution: http://www.icann.org/en/minutes/minutes-12feb07.htm
  • Status: Completed

Summary
Board directs ICM to publish a revision to the proposed .XXX Sponsorship TLD Registry Agreement for public comment and Board directs staff to provide the Board with information regarding whether sponsorship criteria for a new .XXX sTLD is met. 

Text

Whereas, a majority of the Board has serious concerns about whether the proposed .XXX domain has the support of a clearly-defined sponsored community as per the criteria for sponsored TLDs;

Whereas, a minority of the Board believed that the self described community of sponsorship made known by the proponent of the .XXX domain, ICM Registry, was sufficient to meet the criteria for an sTLD.

Resolved (07.09) that:

  • the revised version of Appendix S be exposed to a public comment period of no less than 21 days; and
  • ICANN Staff consult with ICM and provide further information to the Board prior to its next meeting, so as to inform a decision by the Board about whether sponsorship criteria is met for the creation of a new .XXX sTLD.

Implementation Actions

  • Publish a revision of the proposed .XXX Sponsored TLD Registry Agreement for public comment.
    • Responsible entity: ICM
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 5 February 2007 (completed prior to resolution)
  • Provide further information to Board concerning whether sponsorship criteria is met for a new .XXX sTLD.
    • Responsible entity: ICANN staff
    • Due date: 26 March 2007
    • Completion date: 26 March 2007

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