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Initial Report of the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team – Phase 2A

LOS ANGELES - 3 June 2021

Purpose: This Public Comment proceeding seeks to obtain input on the Initial Report of the Phase 2A EPDP on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Team. Phase 2A Team was tasked to address the following two topics: 1) the differentiation of legal vs. natural persons' registration data and 2) the feasibility of unique contacts to have a uniform anonymized email address.

Current Status: This Initial Report is being posted for Public Comment according to the EPDP Team charter and EPDP Manual.

Next Steps: The EPDP Team will analyze the submissions and update its recommendations accordingly for inclusion in its Final Report that will be submitted to the GNSO Council for its consideration.

The link to the Public Comment proceeding is here:
https://www.icann.org/public-comments/epdp-phase-2a-initial-report-2021-06-03-en

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