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Short-Term Options to Adjust the Timeline for Specific Reviews



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
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    Ended: 21 Jun 2018

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
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    Ended: 27 Jul 2018

  5. Phase 5. Submission
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    Submitted: 31 Jul 2018

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 31 Jul 2018 23:59 UTC


Purpose: This public comment proceeding proposes short-term options pertaining to current reviews to address the workload of the volunteer community and impact on ICANN resources. Specifically, the aim of this public comment proceeding is to invite feedback on options on whether and how to adjust the timeline for two Specific Reviews to alleviate existing strain on volunteer and ICANN resources. The two reviews for consideration for short-term options are the third Accountability and Transparency Review (ATRT3) and the second Registration Directory Service Review (RDS-WHOIS2). Current Status: The timing of Specific and Organizational Reviews mandated by the Bylaws has resulted in multiple reviews occurringSee public comment in

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