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Draft Framework for the Registry Operator to Respond to Security Threats

Open Date: 14 June 2017 Close Date: 31 July 2017
Originating Organization: Global Domains Division
  • Contracted Party Agreements
  • Security/Stability
  • Top-Level Domains
Brief Overview:

This public comment forum is intended to gather community feedback on the proposed Framework for the Registry Operator to Respond to Security Threats [PDF, 197 KB] that has been a collaborative effort of the members of the Security Framework Drafting Team (SFDT) on behalf of the Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG), Public Safety Working Group (PSWG), Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG) and ICANN organization.

The SFDT, consisting of representatives from registries, registrars, and the GAC PSWG, has collaborated with ICANN organization over the past two years to produce this draft document ("Framework"). The draft document has been reviewed by the RySG, RrSG, PSWG of the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) and those organizations did not object to or express concern with the draft.

ICANN organization will prepare a public comment summary report at the conclusion of the comment period. SFDT will consider in-scope comments and after finalizing the Framework document, it will be publicly posted on the ICANN website for the benefit of the community.


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