ICANN Resolutions » 1999-05-27 - CRADA FOR MANAGEMENT OF ROOT SERVER SYSTEM
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Board accepts the Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with U.S. Government concerning Improvements to Management of the Internet Root Server System.
WHEREAS, the Corporation's staff and counsel have negotiated with the U.S. Government a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) establishing a joint research and development project concerning Improvements to Management of the Internet Root Server System to be conducted by the Corporation, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA);
WHEREAS, a copy of the CRADA has been provided to the Board;
RESOLVED (Resolution 99.51), the Corporation accepts the terms of the CRADA and directs the President to sign it on behalf of the Corporation with such changes as the President may determine;
RESOLVED (Resolution 99.52), the President is directed to prepare appropriate work plans and other proposals to NIST and NTIA detailing the Corporation's proposed activities under the CRADA; and
RESOLVED (Resolution 99.53), the President is authorized to expend funds of the Corporation to purchase equipment and software necessary to perform the activities contemplated under the project.