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Proposed Final Report of the New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross Community Working Group

Open Date: 23 December 2019 Close Date: 14 February 2020
Originating Organization: New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross Community Working Group, chartered by the ASO, ALAC, ccNSO, GNSO, GAC, SSAC and RSSAC
Categories/Tags: Operations / Finance
Brief Overview:

This Public Comment proceeding seeks to obtain input on the proposed Final Report of the new gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) and more specifically the following questions:

  • Do you support the CCWG's recommendation in relation to the preferred mechanism(s)? If no, please provide your rationale for why not.
  • Do you have any concerns about the updates the CCWG has made compared to the Initial Report, in response to the Public Comment forum? If yes, please specify what changes concern you and why?
  • Is there any further information you think the CCWG should consider, that it hasn't considered previously, in order to finalize its report for submission to the Chartering Organizations?

The CCWG is tasked with providing guidance on a framework to disburse the funds generated from auctions of last resort in 2012 application round of the new gTLD Program. According to the CCWG's charter, the objective of the group is to develop a proposal(s) for consideration by the chartering organizations: Address Supporting Organization (ASO), the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC), the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO), the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO), the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC), and the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC).


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