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Amendments to the Base gTLD RA and RAA to Modify DNS Abuse Contract Obligations



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
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    Ended: 28 Jun 2023

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
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    Ended: 3 Jul 2023

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
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    Ended: 5 Jul 2023

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
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    Ended: 13 Jul 2023

  5. Phase 5. Submission
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    Submitted: 19 Jul 2023

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 19 Jul 2023 23:59 UTC


Submission - forthcoming What We Need Your Input OnICANN org and members of the gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) and the Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG), collectively the Contracted Party House Negotiating Team (CPH NT), are seeking input from the ICANN community on the proposed amendments to the gTLD RA and 2013 RAA, collectively, the “Agreements.”The proposed amendments would enhance obligations by requiring registrars and registry operators to promptly take reasonable and appropriate action to stop or otherwise disrupt DNS Abuse. For the purposes of the proposed amendments, DNS Abuse means malware, botnets, phishing, pharming, and spam (when spam serves as a delivery mechanism for the otherSee public comment in

ALAC Statement




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