|Comment Period||Important Information Links|
|Open Date:||4 November 2011|
|Close Date:||16 Dec 2011||Public Comment Announcement||To Submit Your Comments (Forum Closed)|
|Time (UTC):||23:59||View Comments Submitted||Report of Public Comments|
|Originating Organization:||Registry Department|
DotAsia is proposing to amend its 2006 agreement (http://www.icann.org/en/tlds/agreements/asia/) to allow the introduction of one- and two-character .ASIA domains to the marketplace. The community is encouraged to comment on this proposal until 16 December 2011.
The implementation would be done through an equitable phased allocation program, which has three main components:
This proposal came to ICANN on 9 August 2011through the RSEP Process, which can be seen here: http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/. For details about the evaluation process, see: http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/rsep.html.
The language of the amendment can be seen in this Appendix 6 redlined draft [PDF, 276 KB], which should be read in conjunction with the RSEP request http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/dotasia-request-09aug11-en.pdf [PDF, 21 KB].
|Next Steps:||The Board will consider whether to proceed with the proposed revisions to the Conflicts of Interest Policy and Bylaws.|
|Staff Contact:||Karla Valente||Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|