ICANN Resolutions » 2004-04-19 - Extension of Deadline for Delegation of .pro Nameservers
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Board authorizes amendment of .PRO registry agreement to extend timeframe for delegation of .PRO nameservers.
Whereas, on 18 February 2004, ICANN's Board adopted resolution 04.15, approving the assignment of the .pro Registry Agreement to Registry Services Corporation, a Nevada corporation fully owned by Hostway Corporation.
Whereas section 5.3 of the .pro Registry Agreement provides "In the event that ICANN is unable, through use of commercially reasonable efforts, to have the Registry TLD delegated within the Authoritative Root-Server System to name servers designated by Registry Operator within two years after the Effective Date then this Agreement shall be automatically terminated without liability of either party to the other party and neither party shall have any further obligation hereunder."
Whereas the Effective Date of the .pro Registry Agreement was 3 May 2002.
Whereas the Registry Services Corporation dba RegistryPro has announced that it scheduled to go live on 1 June 2004, and has requested delegation of .pro to its name servers no later than 24 May 2004.
Whereas the Registry Services Corporation dba RegistryPro has been diligent in its operations since taking over the assignment of the .pro Registry Agreement, and has been following its announced schedule.
Resolved, [04.35] the President and the General Counsel are authorized to enter into the necessary and appropriate amendments to the .pro Registry Agreement to extend for one (1) month the deadline by which .pro must be delegated to nameservers designated by Registry Services Corporation dba RegistryPro.