GNSO Council call

The GNSO Council met today for a one-hour conference call. ICANN staff plans to prepare a revised report on new registry services by September 23/24. On new gTLDs, ICANN is expecting further reports from WIPO and SSAC. A public comment period on t…

The GNSO Council met today for a one-hour conference call.ICANN staff plans to prepare a revised report on new registry services by September 23/24.On new gTLDs, ICANN is expecting further reports from WIPO and SSAC. A public comment period on the reports is expected to begin as early as next week. A “strategy implementation plan” is expected for the end of the month. Council plans to discuss this on its next call on October 21. The ten applications for new sTLDs are not affected by this.On the recruitment front, ICANN is currently reviewing CVs received.Under any other business, Marilyn Cade asked about the report prepared by Liz Williams, who had — as a consultant to the President — had asked GNSO participants about their experiences with the PDP; this work had come as a surprise for Council members.