On 11 May 2007, ICANN opened a public comment period on a proposal from Telnic Ltd. to amend the terms in the .TEL Registry Agreement concerning the public display of Whois information, www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-11may07.htm. In accordance with requests, ICANN is extending the public comment period through 28 June 2007.
A copy of the proposed amendment is available at http://www.icann.org/tlds/agreements/tel/tel-amendment-30may07.pdf [PDF, 25K] and provides for changes to Appendix 1, Appendix 5 and Appendix S, Part VI of the .TEL Registry Agreement. ICANN has added a comparison document showing the proposed changes to the registry agreement appendices. ICANN has also created a dedicated comment forum on the Telnic proposal. Comments may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org until 28 June 2007 23:59 UTC and may be viewed at http://forum.icann.org/lists/telnic-whois-proposal/. The Registry Services Evaluation Policy is posted at http://www.icann.org/registries/rsep/rsep.html. All documentation regarding this proposed service and corresponding comment forum has been previously posted as part of the procedure at http://www.icann.org/registries/rsep/#2007004.