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''ALAC Statement

ccNSO Proposed Policy on the Retirement of ccTLDs



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 1 Jan 2022

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 12 Jan 2022

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 14 Jan 2022

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 18 Jan 2022

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 19 Jan 2022

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 19 Jan 2022 23:59 UTC


In December 2015, the ccNSO Council discussed the launch of a ccNSO Policy Development Processes to address the lack of policy with respect to Retirement of ccTLDs and to introduce a Review Mechanism on issues pertaining to the delegation, transfer, revocation and retirement of ccTLDs. After requesting an Issue Report the ccNSO Council decided to initiate the third ccNSO policy development process (ccPDP3) with the initial focus on developing a policy for retirement of ccTLDs (Part 1), and only after the substantive work on that topic would have been concluded, focus on the development of policy recommendations for a review mechanism pertaining to decisions on delegation, transfer, revocation andSee public comment in

ALAC Statement




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