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Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Draft Report of Recommendations



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 1 Nov 2018

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 9 Nov 2018

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 15 Nov 2018

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
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    Ended: 18 Nov 2018

  5. Phase 5. Submission
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    Submitted: 18 Nov 2018

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Submission due: 18 Nov 2018 23:59 UTC


Purpose: In its Draft ReportOpens a new window [PDF, 2.94 MB], the Registration Directory Service Review Team assesses the extent to which prior Directory Service Review recommendations have been implemented and implementation has resulted in the intended effect. The review team also assesses the effectiveness of the then current gTLD registry directory service and whether its implementation meets the legitimate needs of law enforcement, promotes consumer trust and safeguards registrant data. Informed by ICANN organization briefings and available documentation, the review team has formulated draft recommendations based on a factual analysis. Current Status: This public comment proceeding aims at gatheringSee public comment in

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