ICANN Resolutions » 2001-06-04 - Process for Monitoring and Evaluation of New TLD Program

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2001-06-04 - Process for Monitoring and Evaluation of New TLD Program


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
New gTLDs
Summary: 

Board directs the President to form and chair a New TLD Evaluation Process Planning Task Force (NTEPPTF).

Category: 
gTLDs
Meeting Date: 
周一, 4 六月 2001
Resolution Number: 
01.74
Status: 
Complete
Implementation Actions: 
  • Form (and chair) a New TLD Evaluation Process Planning Task Force to prepare a plan for monitoring the introduction of new TLDs.
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, in resolution 01.60, the Board directed "the President to prepare and present to the Board at its Stockholm meeting in June 2001 a proposal to form a committee to recommend processes for monitoring the implementation of the new TLDs and evaluating the new TLD program, including any ongoing adjustments of agreements with operators or sponsors of new TLDs;"

Whereas, the President has recommended to the Board the formation of a New TLD Evaluation Process Planning Task Force chaired by the President and consisting of members selected with the advice of the Names and Protocol Councils and the Chairs of the IETF, IAB, and ICANN DNS Root Server System Advisory Committee;

Resolved [01.74], the Board directs the President to form and chair a New TLD Evaluation Process Planning Task Force, for the purpose of recommending to the Board and the broader Internet community, by means of a report to be discussed at ICANN's Montevideo meeting in September 2001:(a) a plan for monitoring the introduction of new TLDs and for evaluating their performance and their impact on the performance of the DNS. This assessment should focus in technical, business, and legal perspectives and rely on data gathered as part of the contractual arrangements with the new TLDs as well as other data inputs that can be readily secured; and (b) a schedule on which a plan should be executed.

Additional Information: 
  • Funding: Resolution 00.48 provided for "a non-refundable fee of USD $50,000 for the submission of an application to become a sponsor or operator of a registry, which the Board finds is a reasonable estimate of ICANN's costs likely to be associated with receipt and evaluation of such applications, and follow-up."