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Draft Report: Review of the Generic Names Supporting Organization



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 15 Jul 2015

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 26 Jul 2015

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 1 Aug 2015

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 9 Aug 2015

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 10 Aug 2015

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 10 Aug 2015 23:59 UTC


The purpose of this Public Comment posting is to request community feedback on the Draft Report issued by Westlake Governance Limited (Westlake) on the Review of Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO). As the Independent Examiner, Westlake has drafted their report after conducting extensive work, including but not limited to online surveys (178 responses), 40 one-on-one interviews (considerably more than originally anticipated in the scope of work), review and analysis of documents and direct observations of GNSO proceedings at three ICANN meetings. In addition, Westlake has been engaged in consultations with representatives from the GNSO and other community members. Westlake will issue their FinalSee public comment in

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