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Registration Abuse Policies Initial Report



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 12 Feb 2010

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 15 Apr 2010

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 16 Apr 2010

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 25 Apr 2010

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 3 May 2010

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 3 May 2010 23:59 UTC


The GNSO Registration Abuse Policies Working Group has published its Initial Report. The Report includes concrete recommendations to address domain name registration abuse in gTLDs for Community consideration and input. Included are recommendations related to: Cybersquatting: recommending the initiation of a Policy Development Process to investigate the current state of the UDRP. Whois access problems: seeking ways to ensure that WHOIS data is accessible in an appropriately reliable, enforceable, and consistent fashion; and requesting that the ICANN Compliance Department publish data about WHOIS accessibility. Malicious use of domain names: recommending the creation of best practices to help registrars andSee public comment in

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