Name: Michael Karakash
Date: 15 Jun 2023
Original Public Comment: Phase 1 Initial Report on the Internationalized Domain Names EPDP
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Summary of Attachment
In lieu of completing the provided form, the attached document includes ICANN org's feedback on the IDNs EPDP Phase 1 Initial Report.
Summary of Submission
ICANN org appreciates the opportunity to provide comments on the Internationalized Domain Names Expedited Policy Development Process (IDNs EPDP) Team’s Phase 1 Initial Report covering topics related to the top-level IDN gTLD definition and variant management.
In providing its input, ICANN org has reviewed the Outputs (Preliminary Recommendations and Implementation Guidance) as well as the Charter Questions and the Rationale for the recommendations. Furthermore, ICANN org is eager to receive and review the Phase 2 Recommendations focused on second-level IDN variant management issues in the near future.
ICANN org remains committed to actively collaborating with the EPDP Team, the community, and relevant stakeholders to ensure that the policy recommendations and implementation guidance effectively address the challenges and opportunities associated with IDNs. Together, we aim to foster a diverse and accessible Internet landscape that serves the global community's needs.