Topics and Policy Working Groups
Co-chaired by Jonathan Zuck and Olivier-Crepin Leblond, the CPWG merges together the At-Large Registration Issues Working Group, At-Large New gTLDs Working Group and At-Large ICANN Evolution Working Group. The focus of CPWG is to drive policy comments and advice within the At-Large community, and create best practices for identifying Internet end user issues within ICANN.
Discusses the transition of US Government Stewardship of the IANA function in relation to the discussions taking place in other fora such as the ICG, RIR, IETF, ISOC and IAB spaces. Also focuses on discussion and progress in the CCWG on Enhancing ICANN Accountability
Addresses challenges and promotes knowledge regarding the implementation of Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the Root Zone.
Follows developments related to the implementation of New gTLDs and reviews the New gTLD Objection Process, Applicant Support issues, Outreach and Evaluation Recommendations, and New gTLD Rollout issues.
Discusses issues related to the public interest in the context of ICANN and the manner in which end users are impacted.
Reviews the entire scope of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA), looks at the challenges faced by Registrants, and seeks to make recommendations to mediate those challenges.
Focuses on the stability, safety, and security of Domain Name System (DNS) and covers issues such as DNSSEC, DNS Exploitation Techniques, and the implementation of IPv6.