Groups want explanation for lack of thick whois in contract. Three ICANN entities have signed a letter ( pdf ) blasting ICANN for its “closed doors” decision to renew the .com agreement with Verisign without requiring thick whois.
The GNSO Post-Expiration Domain Name Recovery (PEDNR) Policy Development Process (PDP) Working Group has published its Initial Report .
In May last year, the GNSO Council tasked Policy Staff to collect and organize a comprehensive set of requirements for the Whois service.
ICANN has recently releases its second status report to the GNSO council on AGP limits policy implementation.
At its 30 September Board meeting, the ICANN Board of Directors appointed three individuals to serve as Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) representatives on the new Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council.
The Post-Expiration Domain Name Recovery Working Group that was launched following the adoption of its charter by the GNSO Council on 24 June 2009 is requesting people input to inform its deliberations to answer many questions.