[At-Large] Questions about Specification 11 of ICANN Registry Agreement

Thomas Lowenhaupt toml at communisphere.com
Tue Apr 14 23:17:35 UTC 2015

> Fellow At-Large Members,
> In the ICANN Registry Agreement, Specification 11 Public Interest 
> Commitments, states:
> c.Registry Operator will operate the TLD in a transparent manner 
> consistent with general principles of openness and non-discrimination 
> by establishing, publishing and adhering to clear registration policies.
> Can someone help me understand this. For example, the phrases 
> "transparent manner," "general principles of openness," 
> "non-discrimination," and "clear registration policies" are unclear. 
> Are there definitions? Is there a history or have there been 
> challenges to Spec. 11 that might shed light?
> Best,
> Tom Lowenhaupt
> TomL at communisphere.com
> Connecting.nyc Inc.

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