[ALAC] FW: URS follow-up

Hong Xue hongxueipr at gmail.com
Mon Oct 22 03:41:19 UTC 2012

Thanks, Alan, as commented at At-Large new GTLD WG meeting in Toronto,
we are against the reopening of policy disussion on URS. But now it
seems not only revision to the current policy but complete redrafting
could be enabled under the name "implementation". What do they want to
"draft" in the Drafting Team? Is the team cross-constituency or solely
for GNSO? Normally implementation plan is completed by staff. Why is
it referred back to GNSO?


On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 6:38 AM, Alan Greenberg
<alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca> wrote:
> Promising note regarding the URS.
> Alan
>>From: Jonathan Robinson <jonathan.robinson at ipracon.com>
>>To: <council at gnso.icann.org>
>>Subject: (PMX: 8): [council] FW: URS follow-up
>>Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 22:44:48 +0100
>>Please be aware of the following note from Olof
>>Nordling when we next consider the URS and associated issues.
>>From: Olof Nordling [mailto:olof.nordling at icann.org]
>>Sent: 21 October 2012 15:33
>>To: jonathan.robinson at iprota.com
>>Cc: Kurt Pritz
>>Subject: URS follow-up
>>Dear Jonathan,
>>Congratulations to your recent election as GNSO
>>Council Chair and many thanks to you and to all
>>Council members for the constructive discussions
>>we had on URS matters on 18 October! The
>>willingness to consider a drafting team to
>>address URS implementation questions and issues is much appreciated.
>>The subsequent URS session the same day in
>>Toronto proved most interesting. In addition to
>>presentations from NAF and WIPO as  potential
>>URS providers, we had the advantage of a very
>>late addition to the agenda – a presentation
>>from a “new entrant”, Intersponsive, intending
>>to respond to the RFI with a proposal within the
>>target fee, although with some adjustments of
>>the URS provisions. Also NAF clarified that they
>>would be able to stay within the target fee,
>>provided reasonable limitations could be
>>established to the current translation
>>requirements and to the number of domain names covered by a single complaint.
>>I realize that you and other Council members
>>couldn’t attend this session, as it partially
>>overlapped with the GNSO Council session, but
>>the recording is available at
>>Furthermore, there are a number of relevant
>>documents posted on our recently established URS
>>web page at
>>notably contributions from NAF, WIPO and CAC,
>>with considerations, proposals, some costing
>>aspects and, most importantly, questions needing
>>to be resolved (the NAF contribution is of particular interest in that regard).
>>I believe these recent developments further
>>clarifies the need for a drafting team to
>>establish realistic implementation measures
>>based on the URS text. I look forward to further
>>contacts with you and the Council on this matter in the near future.
>>Very best regards
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Beijing Normal University
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