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Register for ICANN’s Next SSAD ODP Project Update Webinar

21 December 2021

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) organization will host a webinar on 18 January 2022 at 1500 UTC to provide the community with an update on the System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) Operational Design Phase.

The webinar will present background and assumptions around costs and fees, the org's analysis and considerations, and some questions for discussion.

The webinar will be presented in English with interpretation in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish available through the Adigo dial-in line. Video and audio recordings will be published on the SSAD ODP webpage. Please register in advance for the webinar.

Webinar: SSAD ODP Project Update Webinar #5

When: 18 January 2022, 1500 UTC

Registration Link: https://icann.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k3B0h3B7QUyPZnejK_E50w

About the SSAD ODP

The SSAD is a mechanism proposed to centralize requests for nonpublic registration data, outlined in Recommendations 1-18 of the Final Report of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Phase 2. Due to the resource investment and complexity that would likely be required to implement the SSAD-related policy recommendations in a timely and predictable manner, the ICANN Board has requested an ODP to inform its deliberations, including whether the recommendations are in the best interests of the ICANN community or ICANN.

For more information on the SSAD ODP, please visit: https://www.icann.org/ssadodp


ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.