[ALAC] CALL FOR COMMENTS: ALAC Statement on the Verisign Request to Implement Redemption Grace Period (RPG) for .name
ICANN At-Large Staff
staff at atlarge.icann.org
Wed Apr 11 23:17:49 UTC 2012
Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Chair of the ALAC, has asked that a call for
comments be made on the draft "ALAC Statement on the Verisign Request to
Implement Redemption Grace Period (RPG) for .name
<https://community.icann.org/x/a7TbAQ>" in preparation for the start of
the ALAC ratification process.
The current draft can be found on the "At-Large Statement on the Verisign
Request to Implement Redemption Grace Period (RGP) for .name Workspace
Please submit any comments on the workspace using the comments function by
16-Apr-2012 23:59 UTC.
Please note that ALAC will be discussing the draft Statement and voting on
it during the ALAC call on 17-Apr-2012
Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Matt Ashtiani, Gisella Gruber, and Nathalie
ICANN At-Large Staff
E-mail: staff at atlarge.icann.org
>From: alac-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org
>[mailto:alac-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] On Behalf Of Alan Greenberg
>Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 2:18 PM
>To: ALAC Working List
>Subject: Re: [ALAC] Verisign request to implement RGP for .name
>Please replace the first sentence of the 2nd paragraph of the proposed
>statement with "We note that the request states that the RGP is
>At 11/04/2012 04:43 PM, Alan Greenberg wrote:
>>Verisign has submitted a Registry Service request to implement a
>>Redemption Grace Period (RGP) for .name.
>>The general ICANN Registry Service page is
>>http://www.icann.org/en/resources/registries/rsep and the Verisign
>>letter is at
>>The RGP currently is currently implemented for all unsponsored gTLDs
>>except .name. The Post Expiration Domain Name Recovery (PEDNR) PDP
>>recommended that all unsponsored gTLDs and all new gTLDs have the RGP
>>and these recommendations have received Board approval.
>>The document submitted by Verisign on March 20th requests permission to
>>implement the RGP on all second level names, all third level names, and
>>on e-mail forwarding. ICANN officially has 15 days in which to act but
>>at the moment the request is still pending.
>>As noted, under PEDNR .name would need to implement the RGP, but PEDNR
>>was silent regarding whether this would be done at both the 2nd and 3rd
>>level as well as e-mail forwarding.
>>As GNSO Liaison and Chair of the PEDNR WG, I was given early notice
>>that this request might be coming, and based on the feedback from
>>several ExCom members, I told Verisign that the feedback was positive,
>>but any formal ALAC statement would depend on exactly what was in the
>>Registry Service Request.
>>It is not yet clear when ICANN will formally approve or reject this
>>request, but I believe that the ALAC should make a formal statement on
>>it, preferably at the ALAC meeting next week.
>>The recommended statement follows.
>>The ALAC supports the Verisign request to implement the Redemption
>>Grace Period (RGP) for .name at the 2nd and 3rd level as well as for
>>We note that the request states that the RGP is Registry voluntary.
>>This is currently correct, but once the Board approved Post Expiration
>>Domain Name Recovery PDP recommendations are implemented, it would be
>>mandatory for .name. For most TLDs, the RGP only applies to 2nd level
>>registrations, and PEDNR was silent as to whether it should also apply
>>at any other levels.
>>The ALAC applauds Verisign for taking the initiative to begin
>>implementation of the RPG for .name prior to it being formally
>>required, and is particularly pleased that they have chosen to
>>implement it at all levels at which registrations are made.
>>ALAC mailing list
>>ALAC at atlarge-lists.icann.org
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