ICANN Announces Public Comment Period for Terms of Reference for New PDP

6 March 2006

On 2 March 2006, the GNSO Council resolved to launch a policy development process (PDP) on Policies for contractual conditions for existing gTLDs . The Terms of Reference for this PDP are online at < http://gnso.icann.org/issues/gtld-policies/tor-pdp-28feb06.html >.

Public comments are invited on these terms of reference, in particular, comments in substance on the issue areas identified, notably:

  1. Registry agreement renewal
  2. Relationship between registry agreements and consensus policies
  3. Policy for price controls for registry services
  4. ICANN fees
  5. Uses of registry data
  6. Investments in development and infrastructure

Public comments are open from 7 to 28 March 2006.

Please submit comments to: < gtld-policies-tor@icann.org>.

Comment archives at: < http://forum.icann.org/lists/gtld-policies-tor >.