ICANN Resolutions » 2005-09-15 - Approval of .CAT Sponsored Top-Level Domain Registry Agreement
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Board approves proposed agreement with Fundació puntCAT concerning the .CAT sTLD, and authorizes President to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.
Whereas, the application for the delegation of .CAT submitted by Fundació puntCAT was determined by the independent evaluators to have met the baseline criteria, and accordingly the President and General Counsel were authorized to enter into negotiations with the applicant relating to proposed commercial and technical terms for the .CAT sponsored top-level domain.
Whereas, on 9 August 2005, the proposed .CAT sponsored TLD registry agreement was posted on the ICANN website <http://www.icann.org/tlds/agreements/cat/proposed-cat-agmt-09aug05.pdf> and submitted to the ICANN Board for approval.
Whereas, ICANN has received letters from a representative of the Government of Andorra - Sr. Daniel Bastida, Director del Department de la Societat de la Informació, Projectes Estrategics, Govern d'Andorra; and from the Government of Spain - Excmo. Sr. D. Francisco Ros Per?n, Secretario de Estado de Telecomunicaciones y para la Sociedad de la Información, Palacio de Comunicaciones. The letters were submitted at the request of Fundació puntCAT.
Whereas, the Board has determined that approval of the agreement and delegation of a .CAT sponsored top-level domain to Fundació puntCAT would be beneficial for ICANN and the Internet community.
Resolved (05.74), that the proposed agreement with Fundació puntCAT concerning the .CAT sTLD is approved, and the President is authorized to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.