Public Comment

Public Comment is a vital part of our multistakeholder model. It provides a mechanism for stakeholders to have their opinions and recommendations formally and publicly documented. It is an opportunity for the ICANN community to effect change and improve policies and operations.

Other Public Consultations

At the request of the ICANN community, this page is intended to provide a central location for other surveys or public consultations that fall outside the Public Comment process.

SSAD ODP Questionnaire

ICANN org conducted the System for Standardized Access/Disclosure (SSAD) Operational Design Phase (ODP) Community Questionnaire to help determine how many potential users are expected to use the SSAD and the anticipated volume of requests if it is implemented. The results of the questionnaire play a critical role in assessing the feasibility and associated risks, costs, and resources required in the potential deployment of SSAD.

Close Date: 5 August 2021

View SSAD ODP Information Page

The Post-Pandemic Future of ICANN Public Meetings

ICANN org conducted a survey to gauge the general comfort level and the desired conditions for a return to in-person ICANN Public Meetings considering the ongoing pandemic. While the results of this survey are not the only determining factor in any decision by the ICANN Board, it provided valuable input for the ICANN Board as it considers the future of ICANN Public Meetings. 

Close Date: 10 June 2021

View Survey Results