The VI Working Group has developed a matrix to facilitate comparison of the various proposals submitted for consideration. The current version of the Matrix is attached.


Flip chart pages from face meeting (Brussels, Saturday)

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WG Proposals Under Consideration

Current Proposals

  • BRU1 proposal First of two proposals that was started at the face-to-face meeting in Brussels (summarized by Richard Tindel)
  • BRU2 proposal Second of two proposals that was started at the face-to-face meeting in Brussels (summarized by Keith Drazek and Kathy Kleiman)
  • JN2+ Proposal Neustar/Demand Media/Network Solutions/Domain Dimensions/Key-Systems GmbH/Phil Buckingham/INDOM/Blacknight/Dynamic Network Services, Inc/EuroDNS/Steve Pinkos
  • RACK+ Proposal Afilias/PIR /GoDaddy/RNA Partners/eCOM-LAC/CORE /Cheryl Langdon-Orr/Sébastien Bachollet /Alan Greenberg/Jothan Frakes/Olga Cavalli
  • IPC Model IPC Model
  • FreeTrade Free trade model (formerly Siva Free Trade Model)
  • CAMv3 Competition Authority Mode] [pdf|] [doc|] CAMv3 summary CAMv3 MF summary
  • DAGv4 -- VI-related excerpt from the latest version of the Draft Applicant Guidebook*
  • Board Resolution -- ICANN Board resolution regarding Vertical Integration -

Prior Proposals

Siva Free Trade Model -- Sivasubramanian M-
Phil Buckingham- Buckingham Model
Eric Brunner-Williams- CORE Proposal
Jeff Eckhaus- Demand Media Proposal
Kathy Kleiman- PIR Model- PIR Model
Mike Palage/Milton Mueller/Avri Doria Proposal - MMA Proposed Model
Tim Ruiz- GoDaddy Model
Open Registrar Proposal- Open Registrar Proposal
Jeff Neuman- NeuStar Proposal- NeuStar Proposal

Summary of Resources on Vertical Integration

About Models- Eric Brunner-Williams
Overarching Themes of Registry Position- Brian Cute
Revisiting Registry Separation of Registries and Registrars - CRA International
Summary of Public Comment on the CRAI Report:
Proposal for Registry/Registrar Separation- Michael Palage
Registry Stakeholder Group Supermajority Statement- 13 April 2009:
Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Expanded Cross Ownership of Registries and Registrars- David Sappington
VI Introduction - Steve Salop
Registry-Registrar Vertical Separation - Vertical Integration Options - Steve Salop and Joshua Wright
The case for a Registry Owning a Registrar That Sells its Names- Richard Tindal

Models Proposed in the Draft Applicant Guidebook:

Draft Applicant Guidebook Version 3:
Summary of Public Comment to Draft Applicant Guidebook Version 3:
Vertical Integration PDP

List of Acronyms and Commonly Used Terms

Draft Definitions for GNSO Vertical Integration Working Group: Draft Definitions for GNSO Vertical Integration Working Group

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