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EPDP Phase 2 Policy Recommendations for Board Consideration

8 February 2021

Open Date: 8 February 2021 Close Date: 30 March 2021
Originating Organization: ICANN org
Categories/Tags: Policy Development, Privacy, Top-Level Domains
Brief Overview:

Purpose: This Public Comment proceeding seeks to obtain community input prior to Board action on a subset of final policy recommendations of the Generic Names Supporting Organization Expedited Policy Development Process on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data (EPDP) – Phase 2. Specifically, this Public Comment proceeding is seeking input on a set of final recommendations that relate to a proposed System for Standardized Access/Disclosure to non-public domain name registration information ("SSAD").

Current Status: The GNSO Council approved the policy recommendations during its meeting on 24 September 2020.

Next Steps: Following this Public Comment proceeding and operational assessment, the ICANN Board is expected to take action on the approved policy recommendations.

Your Comment: Your submission, including your name, will be published in the Public Comment archive on ICANN org's website. If you have any questions regarding Public Comment, please contact public-comment@icann.org.

Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/epdp-2-policy-recs-board-2021-02-08-en