Project Status

On 1 February 2017, both CL&D and Transition Policies were published and the GDD team is working with the IRT to implement the policy till effective dates.

For the Transition Policy please see the news update on the icann.org for the contractual compliance enforcement dates

Introduction

As resolved by the GNSO Council at its meeting on 31 October ‘the GNSO Council shall convene a Thick Whois Implementation Review Team to assist ICANN Staff in developing the implementation details for the new policy should it be approved by the ICANN Board. The Implementation Review Team will be tasked with evaluating the proposed implementation of the policy recommendations as approved by the Board and is expected to work with ICANN Staff to ensure that the resultant implementation fulfills the intentions of the approved policy recommendations’. The ICANN Board approved the recommendations at its meeting on 7 February 2014 .

Tasks of the Implementation Review Team

The Implementation Review Team will be tasked with evaluating the proposed implementation of the policy recommendations as approved by the Board and is expected to work with ICANN Staff to ensure that the resultant implementation fulfills the intentions of the approved policy recommendations. If the Implementation Review Team identifies any potential modifications to the policy recommendations or need for new policy recommendations, the Implementation Review Team shall refer these to the GNSO Council for its consideration and follow-up, as appropriate.

Volunteers

If you are interested to participate, please send an email to the GNSO Secretariat (gnso.secretariat@gnso.icann.org).

Implementation Review Team: (as of 16 September 2016)

GNSO Council Liaison: Susan Kawaguchi (BC)


Volunteer Experts from affected parties (registrars) to workout implementation details of transition from thin to thick WHOIS (as of 3 Dec) :


Staff Implementation Project’s Leadership: GDD Registry Services

Staff Project Team Members: