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.

Name: Michael Karakash
Date: 20 May 2024
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Input provided on behalf of ICANN org.

Summary of Attachment

In lieu of completing the provided form, the attached document includes ICANN org's feedback on the IDNs EPDP Phase 2 Initial Report.

Summary of Submission

ICANN org appreciates the Internationalized Domain Names Expedited Policy Development Process (IDNs EPDP) Team’s efforts to organize its work in light of the importance of this EPDP to the advancement of a multilingual Internet, and will continue to coordinate closely due to the interactions with other policy and implementation work.

The following input is intended to help the EPDP Team in its continued deliberations in the formulation of the EPDP Team’s Phase 2 Final Report. 

In providing its input, ICANN org focused on the Outputs (Recommendations and Implementation Guidance) while taking into account the Charter Questions and the Rationale for the recommendations. Org also opted to provide a comment on Charter Question D5 despite the absence of a recommendation from the EPDP Team.