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Draft Final Report - IDNC WG Recommendations for ccTLD Fast Track Mechanisms (IDN ccTLD Fast Track)

Open: 13 June 08
Closed: 23 June 08

Explanation:The IDNC Working Group (IDNC WG) is currently working to develop and report on feasible methods that would enable the timely and efficient ("fast track") introduction of a limited number of non-contentious IDN ccTLDs, while an overall long-term IDN ccTLD policy is being developed. The IDNC WG has created a Draft Final Report designed to highlight the latest topics and issues that need to be considered in developing (1) a mechanism for the selection of the IDN ccTLD string and (2) a mechanism to designate an IDN ccTLD manager. The draft document is being made publicly available at this time solely to alert the community to the latest IDNC WG thinking and to facilitate further discussions at the ICANN Paris meeting later this month. This document has not been signed off by the IDNC Working Group whose members will continue to provide their own comments and input. The IDNC WG will conduct a meeting in Paris during the ICANN meeting.

The Draft Final Report is available here: [PDF, 152K]

Comments on the draft document are welcome via email at To be considered by the IDNC WG in Paris, any comments should be submitted by 23 June 2008. An archive of all comments received will be publicly posted at

Staff member responsible: Bart Boswinkel

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