ICANN Resolutions » 2004-03-06 - .net Registry Agreement Expiration Date and Initial Procedure for Designating Successor Registry Operator

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2004-03-06 - .net Registry Agreement Expiration Date and Initial Procedure for Designating Successor Registry Operator


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
Successor Operator of .NET Registry
Summary: 

Board authorizes ICANN Staff to initiate search for successor operator of .NET registry in anticipation of registry agreement's expiration.

Category: 
gTLDs
Meeting Date: 
周六, 6 三月 2004
Resolution Number: 
04.18
Status: 
Complete
Implementation Actions: 
  • Initiate search for .NET registry successor operator.
    • Responsible entity: ICANN Staff
    • Due date: 30 June 2004
    • Completion date: 30 June 2004
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, Section 5.1 of the .net Registry Agreement entered into between ICANN and VeriSign on 25 May 2001 provides that the agreement will expire no later than 30 June 2005 <http://www.icann.org/tlds/agreements/verisign/registry-agmt-net-25may01.htm>;

Whereas, Section 5.2 of the .net Registry Agreement obligates ICANN to adopt an open, transparent procedure for designating a successor Registry Operator by no later than one year prior to the end of the agreement, which would be 30 June 2004;

Resolved, [04.18] that in order to prepare for the designation of a transparent procedure by 30 June 2004, the Board authorizes the President to take steps to initiate the process as specified in Section 5.2 of the .net Registry Agreement for designating a successor operator for the .net registry, including referrals and requests for advice to the GNSO and other relevant committees and organizations as appropriate.

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