[ALAC] .post Agreement Amendment Request

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Tue Apr 10 19:51:13 UTC 2012

.post is asking to be allowed to use 2nd level domains which match 
all of the TLDs. I presume that their specific interest is to be 
allowed to use the ccTLDs, giving them roots such as:
.au.post and so forth, although it would also include all of the 
gTLDs (presumably current and future). The current list is at 


>.post Agreement Amendment
>9 April 2012
>Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 9 April 2012
>Categories/Tags: Contracted Party Agreements
>Purpose (Brief):
>ICANN is posting today for public comment the Universal Postal Union 
>(UPU) request to amend its Sponsorship TLD agreement to remove the 
>requirement to reserve the "previously-reserved IANA domain strings" 
>at the second level. This change in the agreement means that .post 
>would be allowed to register, for example, biz.post, com.post, 
>uk.post, etc. Comments may be submitted through 9 May 2012.
>You may access the Public Forum 
>Public Comment Box Link: 

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