Public Comment

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Applicant Guidebook Analysis and Excerpts

Open: 31 May 09
Closed: 20 July 09

Explanation: This public comment page exists to collect input on the New gTLDs Draft Applicant Guidebook "Excerpts" and additional "Explanatory Memoranda". All materials are in draft form for public comment and review. Since these are not the final documents, applicants should not rely on the details contained in the document since they remains subject to further consultation and revision.

The current public comment period will last for at least forty-five (45) days. As the materials become available in five (5) additional languages - Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish - there will be an opportunity to comment in these additional languages for at least 45 days.

Staff member responsible: Carole Cornell

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