|Comment Period Deadlines (*)||Important Information Links|
|Public Comment Box|
|Open Date:||4 November 2011||To Submit Your Comments (Forum Closed)|
|Close Date:||16 Dec 2011||Time (UTC):||23:59||View Comments Submitted|
|Section I: Description, Explanation, and Purpose|
DotAsia is proposing to amend its 2006 agreement (http://www.icann.org/en/tlds/agreements/asia/) to allow the introduction of one- and two-character .ASIA domains to the marketplace. The community is encouraged to comment on this proposal until 16 December 2011.
The implementation would be done through an equitable phased allocation program, which has three main components:
This equitable phased allocation program is designed and aimed to ensure greater usage and promotion commitments resulting in awareness of the .ASIA domain within the community, and to better serve the Internet community in Asia Pacific region.The language of the amendment can be seen in this Appendix 6 redlined draft [PDF, 276 KB], which should be read in conjunction with the RSEP request http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/dotasia-request-09aug11-en.pdf [PDF, 21 KB].
|Section II: Background|
This proposal [PDF, 21 KB] came to ICANN on 9 August 2011through the RSEP Process, which can be seen here: http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/. For details about the evaluation process, see: http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/rsep.html
|Section III: Document and Resource Links|
|Section IV: Additional Information|
|Staff Contact:||Karla Valente||Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
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