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Responsible Staff member

Additional Notes

Confirmation of volunteers for Council liaisons to PDP/IRTs

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

  •  If applicable, Councilors to ask questions or note objections by 28 August.
  •  Subsequently, ICANN Staff to facilitate handover meetings between incoming and outgoing liaisons, as well as PDP/IRT leadership.

Marika Konings Steve Chan 


Proposed amendments to CPIF

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

  •  Councilors to ensure that their respective SG/Cs are aware that they are able to provide input to ICANN Org by 25 October 2019 at the latest. To the extent the Council can agree on any unified feedback, Council to provide written input by 25 October as well.
  •  Pam Little to share proposed edits from the RrSG with the Council.

CSC Effectiveness Review Final Report


Status
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titleIN PROGRESS - ON HOLD

 

  •  In accordance with terms of the CSC Effectiveness Review Template, the Chair of GNSO Council and the Chair of ccNSO Council are requested to recommend report to IANA Naming Function Review Team (IFRT) as soon as that is established.
  •  The GNSO Council instructs the GNSO Secretariat to share the results of this motion with the CSC. 

Evolution of the Multi stakeholder Model of Governance

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

 

  •  Staff to investigate the anticipated timing, funding and expected deliverables for the Evolution of the Multi stakeholder Model of Governance project. 
  •  ICANN staff to invite Brian Cute to a future Council meeting
  •  Rafik Dammak to invite Brian Cute to future PDP 3.0 meeting to make sure to not create overlapping work on the Evolution of the MSM
  •  PDP3.0 small team to draft response to Public Comment and submit to Council for review.  Consider inviting Brian once the Public Comment closes.
  •  If applicable, ccNSO and GNSO to form joint team to identify any commonalities or differences. Also look at budget and 5 year strategic plan.

PDP updates

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titleIN PROGRESS


  

  •  Council leadership to propose path forward to obtain clarification / provide view concerning intersection between the Name Collisions Analysis Project and SubPro PDP
  •  ICANN Staff to consider timing for GNSO Policy webinar (e.g., two weeks prior). ICANN Staff to consider suggested changes to slide format raised during meeting.
  •  Council leadership to provide guidance to SubPro PDP on how to navigate interdependent topics (e.g., assumptions doc, Name Collisions Analysis Projectstring similarity, IDN Variants) and potentially dependent PDPs (e.g., RPMs).
  •  Council leadership to draft a note to the ICANN Board on NCAP.

IFR team

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

  •  Once the Council receives the receipt for IFR membership confirmation, Council to consider how best to coordinate co-chair selection with ccNSO, which will be responsible for selecting the ccNSO co-chair.
  •  Council to consider selection process by which a GNSO appointed member of the IANA Function Review (IFR) team will be selected to serve as the GNSO co-chair on the IFR as the ICANN Bylaws stipulate that “(d) The IFRT shall be led by two co-chairs: one appointed by the GNSO from one of the members appointed pursuant to clauses (c)-(f) of Section 18.7 and one appointed by the ccNSO from one of the members appointed pursuant to clauses (a)-(b) of Section 18.7” once the IFR membership has been confirmed.

Managing IDN Variants TLDs

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

  •  Staff to develop options paper to support small group efforts
  •  GNSO Chair to send message to Council list to expand volunteer pool expertise beyond Council. Small team to consider and propose scope of holistic IDN review, prior to outreach with ccNSO. (Volunteers: Rubens Kuhl, Maxim Alzoba, Philippe Fouquart, Edmon Chung, Michele Neylon) (Small team believes it has requisite expertise and adequate volunteers)
  •  GNSO Chair to email Katrina Sataki to inform her of immediate next steps and willingness determine the best coordination method between the GNSO and ccNSO.
  •  Once GNSO small team is able to gain an understanding of the scope of effort and potential vehicle for resolution, ICANN staff to schedule call to identify structure for coordination between the GNSO and ccNSO. GNSO and ccNSO to identify where coordination is and is NOT needed. 
  •  ICANN staff to reach out to Maarten Simon and Philippe Fouquart to determine if they are willing to lead action items above. (Both Maarten and Philippe are members of the scoping team)
  •  ICANN staff to investigate format for JIG and see if it may be fit for purpose. (Upon review, this letter concerning the closure of the JIG was found. It will be discussed by the Council small team.)
  •  ICANN Staff to ensure that GNSO liaison(s) are assigned to the IDN ccPDP, when the ccNSO initiates that effort
  •  Council leadership to draft a note to the ccNSO on string similarity and IDNs (together or separate).

Steve Chan Ariel Liang

Regarding the JIG format, the small team is not ready to look at that yet. but it's on their radar.

IFR team

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

  •  Once the Council receives the receipt for IFR membership confirmation, Council to consider how best to coordinate co-chair selection with ccNSO, which will be responsible for selecting the ccNSO co-chair.
  •  Council to consider selection process by which a GNSO appointed member of the IANA Function Review (IFR) team will be selected to serve as the GNSO co-chair on the IFR as the ICANN Bylaws stipulate that “(d) The IFRT shall be led by two co-chairs: one appointed by the GNSO from one of the members appointed pursuant to clauses (c)-(f) of Section 18.7 and one appointed by the ccNSO from one of the members appointed pursuant to clauses (a)-(b) of Section 18.7” once the IFR membership has been confirmed.
  •  IANA Function Review (IFR) Team composition: Review of the ccNSO proposal to manage deficiencies - Councilors to take discussion on ccNSO proposal (here: https://mm.icann.org/pipermail/council/2019-January/022175.html) to their respective SG/C and to then consider what input they would like to provide.

PDP 3.0 Small Group

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titleIN PROGRESS

 

  •  PDP 3.0 team to consider how input from outside the GNSO can be solicited. 

EPDP phase 1 recommendations

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titleIN PROGRESS






 




  •  Council to, in consultation with the EPDP team, write communication to ICANN Board and seek to secure board support for Rec #12.
  •  Councilors to reach out to their respective SG/Cs to help inform the drafting of the letter to the Board; seek to finalize by 29 July 2019. If the need arises, Council leadership to convene small team to help further develop the letter.
  •  Councilors to work to complete the letter, which may include integrating elements such as: When the letter references that some Councilors having dissenting views, that the group holding those dissenting views are identified. Add clarity about the ask of the ICANN Board (e.g., confirm that the Board and Council have a common understanding).
  •  Rafik Dammak to confirm when recommendation one, purpose 2 will be expected to be discussed by the EPDP phase 2

Marika Konings Nathalie Peregrine


RPM Charter amendments

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titleIN PROGRESS

TO BE MOVED TO PROJECT LIST

 

  •  Staff to circulate call for volunteers to draft Charter amendments for Phase 2 of Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs, following completion of Council action on Charter Addendum concerning referral of IGO-INGO Curative Rights PDP Recommendation 5.
  •  Add project placeholder to GNSO Council Council List

Mary Wong Julie Hedlund Ariel Liang

These actions are pending the Council's approval of a RPM Charter addendum to handle the Recommendation 5 referral via a separate work track. See below for an update on drafting work concerning this referral.

IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms

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titleCOMPLETED

 


  •  Susan Kawaguchi and Heather Forrest to prepare report on the usage of the 3.7 Appeal Process contained in the GNSO Operating Procedure that is intended to capture the process used and lessons learned.
  •  Small team to prepare draft RPMs charter amendments (which will likely include engagement with the IGOs/GAC afterwards) (Volunteers, Paul McGrady as lead, Martin Silva Valent, Elsa Saade, Keith Drazek)
Draft 3.7 Appeal Process document sent to PDP3.0 small team for incorporation into PDP3.0 work.

Legislative Tracker

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •   Small group of Councilors to develop draft message to ICANN Org to provide input on legislative tracker. Based on feedback, Council leadership to consider scheduling follow up discussion at ICANN65. 
  •  ICANN Staff to follow up with GSE staff about input from GNSO Council on the legislative tracker (i.e., Global Engagement to take into account feedback, in particular, inclusion of rationale for including a piece of legislation on the legal / regulatory tracker.)
ICANN Org will propose next steps to community leaders at ICANN66.

ICANN Org's Request for Clarification on Data Accuracy and Phase 2-of the EPDP on the temporary specification on gTLD Registration Data

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titleCOMPLETED

  


 

  •  Councilors to provide input by 07 October 2019.  Small team to address Councilors' feedback and complete revised draft for Council review and approval for sending to ICANN Org.

Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) Policy Status Report

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Council to further consider next steps in relation to the review of the Transfer Policy (which could include the chartering of a narrowly focused EPDP) which would result in providing GDD information/response on expected next steps and/or seek additional information as the Council considers how to approach the Transfer Policy review, for example, holistically instead of piecemeal. The Council anticipates receiving input from the Registrars Stakeholder Group on the Review of the Transfer Policy as well as the request for the suspension of the contractual compliance enforcement of the FOA.
  •  Rubens Kuhl, as Council liaison, to reach out to the IRT for the EPDP Phase 1 to have a conversation and gain a better understanding of how to address recommendation 24 and the Form of Authorization issue stemming from the Temporary Specification. Marked completed as it has been confirmed that the EPDP Phase 1 will not address the FOA issue beyond the changes that have been recommended by the EPDP Phase 1.
  •  Council to convene a small focused drafting team (e.g., like the IDN Scoping Team) to review several items, including at least the review of the ICANN Policy Status Report, considering the possibility of policy development mechanisms, and the form of authorization (FOA) issues. 
  •  ICANN Staff to circulate call for volunteers to form small drafting team.

Invitation to provide feedback on the ICANN Board's Proposed Public Interest Framework

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Council to convene a small drafting team to formulate a response to the public comment period.
  •  ICANN Staff to circulate call for volunteers to form small drafting team.

EPDP Phase 2 Work plan package

Status
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titleCOMPLETED


 

Marika Konings Steve Chan Berry Cobb

No input received regarding the work plan. Target delivery dates, while aggressive, was also confirmed after the LA face-to-face session.

Draft Amendments to the review of the Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms in all gTLDS Charter to integrate Rec 5 From IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanism Final Report

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 


 

  •  Small team to address Councilors' feedback (e.g., language about new recommendations superseding recommendations 1-4, ensuring technical expertise is available and team composition) and deliver a revised draft by 27 September for Council review.  After Council review, send draft to GAC/IGOs for their review prior to Council vote.

Draft response to questions on the Independent Review Process Oversight Team (IRP-IOT)

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 


 

  •  Councilors to provide input by 30 September 2019. Small team to address Councilors feedback, if applicable, and complete revised draft for sending to ICANN org.

CCT-RT Recommendations 

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Councilors to review and send comments, if applicable, by 26 September. 
  •  Council leadership to subsequently draft cover letter and send response to the ICANN Board, shortly thereafter.

Potential dependencies between the NCAP and New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Council leadership to send letter to the ICANN Board.

Verisign request to defer enforcement of the Thick WHOIS transition policy

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Council leadership to send letter to ICANN Board.

Request for Clarification on Data Accuracy and Phase-2 of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Council leadership to draft response to ICANN org, acknowledging receipt of the letter, acknowledgment of the underlying issue, and committing to determine next steps as a Council.
  •  ICANN staff to include an agenda item on the September Council meeting, inviting ICANN Org to speak on the impact of GDPR as well as the EPDP 1 recommendations on the enforcement and implementation of existing policies, procedures, and contractual provisions related to accuracy (including ARS).
  •  Council to convene a small group to draft a substantive response on data accuracy for Council review to send to ICANN Org in response to 21 June letter (https://gnso.icann.org/en/correspondence/marby-to-drazek-21jun19-en.pdf) (volunteers: Marie, Darcy, Flip)

PDP3.0 updates

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Councilors to review and provide feedback on the finalized implementation elements (1, 2, 3, 6) by 13 September 2019 at the latest.
  •  ICANN Staff to send slides and remind Councilors of the deadline for input.

Marika Konings Steve Chan Berry Cobb


IRP IOT

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Council to convene small team to review questions posed by ICANN org. (Volunteers: Flip Petillion as lead, Elsa Saade)
  •  Small team to provide proposed Council response to questions to GNSO Council

Julie Hedlund


ATRT3 Survey

Status
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titleCOMPLETED

 

  •  Councilors to draft response to ATRT3 Survey (volunteers: none)

Marika Konings Steve Chan 

No GNSO Council response to ATRT3 survey deemed necessary.

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