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Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Final Report



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 22 Nov 2019

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 2 Dec 2019

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 6 Dec 2019

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 9 Dec 2019

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 9 Dec 2019

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Submission due: 9 Dec 2019 23:59 UTC


Brief Overview Purpose: In its Final ReportOpens a new window, the Registration Directory Service Review Team assessed the extent to which prior Directory Service Review recommendations have been implemented and implementation has resulted in the intended effect. The review team also assessed 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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