ICANN Resolutions » 2005-02-18 - .CAT sTLD Approval to Enter Negotiations

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2005-02-18 - .CAT sTLD Approval to Enter Negotiations


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
.CAT sTLD Approval to Enter Negotiations
Summary: 

Board approves resolution authorizing negotiations relating to proposed commercial and technical terms for .CAT sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) with applicant; if negotiations successful, President to present proposed terms to Board for approval and authorization.

Category: 
gTLDs
Meeting Date: 
周五, 18 二月 2005
Resolution Number: 
05.10, 05.11
Status: 
Complete
Implementation Actions: 
  • Enter into negotiations relating to proposed commercial and technical terms for .CAT sponsored top-level domain (sTLD).
    • Responsible entity: President and General Counsel
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 15 September 2005
  • If negotiation successful, present proposed terms to Board for approval and authorization.
    • Responsible entity: President
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 15 September 2005
Resolution Text: 

Kurt Pritz introduced the .CAT application materials, evaluator's responses and the applicant's supplemental materials. There was extensive board discussion regarding the application. Following this discussion, Vint Cerf moved for a vote on approval the resolutions as set out below, seconding was simultaneously offered by Mouhamet Diop, Veni Markovski, and Michael D. Palage. The resolution was the following:

Resolved [05.10] the Board authorizes the President and General Counsel to enter into negotiations relating to proposed commercial and technical terms for the .CAT sponsored top-level domain (sTLD) with the applicant, in conjunction with consultation with the appropriate governmental authorities.

Resolved [05.11] if after entering into negotiations with the .CAT sTLD applicant the President and General Counsel are able to negotiate a set of proposed commercial and technical terms for a contractual arrangement, the President shall present such proposed terms to this board, for approval and authorization to enter into an agreement relating to the delegation of the sTLD.

This resolution was approved by the Board by a roll call vote of 10-2, with one abstention. The following Board Members voted affirmatively: Raimundo Beca, Vint Cerf, Mouhamet Diop, Hagen Hultzsch, Joichi Ito, Veni Markovski, Michael D. Palage, Hualin Qian, Vanda Scartezini and Paul Twomey. Alejandro Pisanty and Thomas Niles voted against the resolution. Demi Getschko abstained from voting. Njeri Rionge and Peter Dengate Thrush were not present for the vote.

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