Positions & Statements

The Business Constituency takes a position on a number of issues. Below we provide information on the current BC position statements.

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BC Comment on ccNSO Policy for Retirement of ccTLDs

Jul. 2020

Joint BC-IPC letter to GNSO on Thick Whois Implementation and EPDP Phase 1 Rec. 7

Jun. 2020

BC comment on ICANN Africa Regional Plan for FY 2021-25

Jun. 2020

BC comment on PTI FY21-24 Strategic Plan

Jun. 2020

CSG Minority Statement on Final Report of Accountability & Transparency Review (ATRT3)

May 2020

BC Response to EPDP Phase 2 Addendum

May 2020

BC Response to Phase 1 Initial Report of Review of All RPMs in All gTLDs

May 2020

BC comment on Revised Community Travel Support Guidelines

Apr. 2020

BC Comment on Middle East & Adjoining Countries Strategy 2021-25

Apr. 2020

BC Comment on proposed NextGen Program Improvements

Mar. 2020

Business Constituency (BC) comment on Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1

Mar. 2020

BC response to EPDP Phase 2 Initial Report

Mar. 2020

BC comment on 2nd Security, Stability, and Resiliency (SSR2) Review Team Draft Report

Mar. 2020

BC comment on ICANN FY21-25 Op & Financial Plan and FY21 Op Plan & Budget

Feb. 2020

BC comment on Proposed Amendment 3 to the .COM Registry Agreement

Feb. 2020

BC Comment on Proposed Final Report of the new gTLD Auction Proceeds CCWG

Feb. 2020

BC comment on Third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) Draft Report

Jan. 2020

BC comment on proposal for future Root Zone KSK Rollovers

Jan. 2020

BC Supports Implementation Plan for Consensus Policy on Protection of Red Cross Names

Dec. 2019

BC follow-up regarding DNS abuse discussions at ICANN66

Dec. 2019

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

Dec. 2019

BC Comment on Draft FY21 PTI and IANA Budget

Nov. 2019

BC Statement on DNS Abuse

Oct. 2019

BC Comment on Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) Accepted Recommendations – Plan for Implementation and Next Steps

Oct. 2019

BC Comment on Defining/Operationalizing the “global public interest”

Oct. 2019

Next Steps to Improve the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model

Oct. 2019

BC Response to Accountability & Transparency Review Team #3 (ATRT3) Survey

Sept. 2019

BC response to [email protected] Program Community Consultation

Sept. 2019

BC Comment on ICANN Org Assumptions for Next gTLD Expansion

Sept. 2019

BC Comment on IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms Recommendations for Board Consideration

Aug. 2019

BC Comment on Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System

Aug. 2019

BC Comment on Draft Assumptions & Projections and Initiatives for FY 2021-25 Operating & Financial Plan

Aug. 2019

BC Support for Draft Report of the ccNSO Review

Aug. 2019

BC support for proposed revisions to the ICANN Bylaws regarding SSAC and RSSAC Leadership

Jul. 2019

BC Support for Proposed Bylaws Amendment - IANA Naming Function Review

Jul. 2019

BC comment on ICANN's Process Proposal for Streamlining Organizational Reviews

Jul. 2019

BC Support for Board Seat 14 Election Procedure

Jun. 2019

BC comment on Evolving ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model

Jun. 2019

BC comment on Proposed Renewal of .BIZ Registry Agreement

May 2019

BC comment on Proposed Renewal of .ASIA Registry Agreement

May 2019

BC Comment on Proposed Renewal of Registry Agreements for .ORG and .INFO

Apr. 2019

BC Suggestions for Board Motion on EPDP Phase 1

Apr. 2019

BC comment on Phase 1 EPDP Recommendations to the Board

Apr. 2019

BC and IPC Comment on Technical Study Group (TSG) Model for Access to Non-Public Registration Data

Apr. 2019

BC Participation in LAC Study

Mar. 2019

BC comment on Customer Standing Committee (CSC) Effectiveness Review Initial Report

Feb. 2019

BC Comment on First Consultation on a Two-Year Planning Process

Feb. 2019

BC-IPC Joint Response to Expedited PDP (EPDP) Final Report on Phase 1

Feb. 2019

BC comment on ICANN Draft Strategic Plan for 2021-2025

Feb. 2019

BC comment on Draft ICANN FY20 Operating Plan and Budget

Feb. 2019

BC comment on Subsequent Procedures PDP - Work Track 5 on Geo-names at the Top Level - Supplemental Initial Report

Jan. 2019

BC comment on Application for New UDRP Service Provider

Jan. 2019

BC Response to the Expedited PDP (EPDP) Initial Report

Dec. 2018

BC comment on Supplemental Report of New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP

Dec. 2018

BC comment on Proposed Policy for Protecting Red Cross Names in all gTLDs

Dec. 2018

BC comment on new gTLD Auction Proceeds Initial Report

Dec. 2018

BC comment on Draft Final Report of Security and Stability Advisory Committee Review (SSAC2)

Dec. 2018

BC comment on Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team Final Report (CCT)

Nov. 2018

BC comment on Registration Directory Service (RDS-WHOIS2) Review Team Draft Recommendations

Nov. 2018

BC Comment on PTI and IANA FY20 Operating Plan and Budgets

Nov. 2018

BC comment on Proposed gTLD-Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Profile

Oct. 2018

BC comment on proposed Next Steps for Reviews

Oct. 2018

BC response to new gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP initial report

Sept. 2018

BC comment on proposed Modification of Domains Protected Marks List service (DPML)

Sept. 2018

BC comment on ICANN Recommendations for IDN Variant TLDs

Sept. 2018

 BC comment on ICANN Draft Framework for Unified Access to Full WHOIS Data

Sept. 2018

BC Comment on ICANN Africa Strategic Plan 2016-20

Sept. 2018

BC-IPC Letter - Next Steps for Access to Non-Public WHOIS

Sept. 2018

BC Early Input to Expedited PDP for GDPR Temp Spec

Aug. 2018

BC comment on IRP Implementation Oversight Draft Recommendations

Aug. 2018

BC Comment on Fellowship Program

Jul. 2018

BC Comment on ATRT3 timeline options

Jul. 2018

BC Comment on Long-Term Options for Reviews

Jul. 2018

BC comment on Open Data Initiative Datasets and Metadata

Jul. 2018

BC comment on Proposed Renewal of .COOP Sponsored Registry Agreement

Jul. 2018

Joint IPC/BC letter to correct ICANN’s chart comparing Accreditation & Access Models

Jul. 2018

BC Comment on Draft Community Travel Support Guidelines

Jul. 2018

BC Comment BC Questions for ICANN Board about Whois Temporary Specification

Jun. 2018

BC Comment on the Release for Registration of the Single-Character Label O.COM

Jun. 2018

BC comment on Draft Report of RSSAC2 Review

Jun. 2018

BC comment on Review of the Customer Standing Committee (CSC) Charter

Jun. 2018

BC Letter to Board for May vote on GDPR Temporary Policy

May 2018

BC Comment on Inconsistencies in CCWG-Accountability WS2 Final Report

May 2018

BC Comment on Nominating Committee (NomCom2) Review

May 2018

BC Comment on Bylaws Revisions for GNSO Voting Thresholds

May 2018

BC Comment on ICANN Reserve Replenishment Plan

Apr. 2018

BC Response to WP29 Guidance on GDPR

Apr. 2018

BC Comment on SSAC Plan for Name Collision Analysis Project

Apr. 2018

BC Letter to ICANN Board regarding GDPR

Apr. 2018

 BC Comment on Draft Procedure for Community gTLD Change Requests

Apr. 2018

BC Comment on Plan to Restart Root Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover

Apr. 2018

BC Comment on ICANN's proposed FY19 budget

Mar. 2018

Joint BC/IPC letter to ICANN regarding ICANN Proposed Interim Compliance Model for GDPR

Mar. 2018

Joint IPC/BC response to ICANN proposed draft interim model for GDPR and Whois

Feb. 2018

BC Comment on ICANN proposed Operating Standards for Specific Reviews

Feb. 2018

BC/IPC letter to EU Article 29 Working Party, regarding GDPR and Whois

Feb. 2018

BC Comment on Proposed Changes to the ICANN Meetings Strategy

Feb. 2018

BC Comment on proposed interim Whois models for GDPR compliance

Jan. 2018

Request for Extension of comment period for GDPR Compliance Models

Jan. 2018

Process questions from the BC, regarding models for GDPR compliance

Jan. 2018

BC Comment on new sections of the Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCTRT) Recommendations

 Jan. 2018

BC Comment on Hamilton memo regarding GDPR, as of 15-Jan-2018

Jan. 2018

BC Comment on WS2 Recommendations to Improve ICANN's Office of Ombudsman

Jan. 2018

BC Comment on WS2 Recommendations to Improve ICANN Staff Accountability

Jan. 2018

BC Comment on WS2 Recommendations for Improve ICANN's Diversity

Jan. 2018

BC Comment on WS2 Recommendations for ICANN Jurisdiction

Jan. 2018

BC Comment on Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Implementation Guidelines

Dec. 2017

BC Letter regarding ICANN Compliance Statement on GDPR and Whois

Dec. 2017

BC Response to ICANN questionnaire regarding community travel support

Dec. 2017

BC Comment on ICANN Reserve Fund - Rationale and Target Level

Nov. 2017

BC Comment on Draft PTI FY19 Operating Plan and Budget

Nov. 2017

BC Comment on Draft IANA FY19 Operating Plan and Budget

Nov. 2017

BC Questions for Hamilton law firm, regarding GDPR legal analysis

Nov. 2017

BC Comment on Proposed Renewal of .MUSEUM Registry Agreement

Oct. 2017

BC Comment on Proposed Changes to the NCUC Charter

Oct. 2017

BC Comment on Statistical Analysis of DNS Abuse in gTLDs

Sept. 2017

BC Letter to ICANN CEO and Chair regarding Whois and Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Aug. 2017

BC Comment on proposed changes to Bylaws and GNSO procedures for GNSO’s role in the Empowered Community

Aug. 2017

BC Comment on Framework for Registry Operators to Respond to Security Threats

Jul. 2017

BC Comment on Implementing GNSO Recommendations for IGO & INGO Identifiers

 Jul. 2017

BC Comment on Revised Procedure for Handling WHOIS Conflicts with Privacy Law

Jul. 2017

BC Comment on Release of Geo Names in gTLDs .PIONEER, .FUJITSU, .OBI, .SHARP, .TOYOTA, and .LEXUS

Jun. 2017

 BC Response to CCWG-Accountabillity WS2 Questions on Diversity

Jun. 2017

BC Comment on the Draft Framework of Interpretation for Human Rights

Jun. 2017

BC Comment on Proposed Renewal of .NET Registry Agreement

May 2017

BC Comment on Recommendations to Improve SO/AC Accountability

May 2017

BC Response to New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Questionnaire

May 2017

BC Comment on the Review of Competition, Trust, and Choice from new gTLDs

May 2017

Comment on the Proposed Bylaw Changes regarding Board Reconsideration Responsibilities

May 2017

Comment on Africa DNS Study

May 2017

Comment on ICANN's FY18 Budget Proposal

Apr. 2017

Comment on Recommendations for Good Faith Guidelines

Apr. 2017

Comment on Using Names of Countries and Territories as TLDs

Apr. 2017

Comment on the CCWG Recommendations to Improve ICANN Transparency

Apr. 2017

Comment on ALAC Review

Mar. 2017

Comment on GNSO Report on IGO-INGO Access to Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms

Mar. 2017

Response to Public Comments on Proposed BC Charter

Mar. 2017

Comment on the Release of Geo-Names .IKANO, .SAXO, .SCOR, .SANDVIK, .WALTER, .SANDVIKCOROMANT, .VISTA, .VISTAPRINT, .BARCLAYS, .BARCLAYCARD and .HERMES

Feb. 2017

BC's Reply Comment on New BC Charter

Feb. 2017

Comment on .MOBI Registry Agreement (RyA)

Feb. 2017

Comment on Supplementary Procedures for the Updated Supplementary Procedures for Independent Review Process (IRP)

Jan. 2017

Comment on Identifier Technology Health Indicators

Jan. 2017

CSG Letter to ICANN Regarding Access to Data

Jan. 2017

Comment on ICANN Anti-Harassment policy

Jan. 2017

Comment on Continuous Data-Driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability Draft Report

Dec. 2016

Comment on Proposed Thick Whois Transition Policy for .COM, .NET, and .JOBS

Dec. 2016

Comment on Implementation of Thick Whois Policy for Consistent Labeling and Display

Dec. 2016

Comment on the Draft FY18 Operating Plan & Budget for PTI

Dec. 2016

Comment on the Phase II Assessment of Competitive Effects of New gTLDs

Dec. 2016

Comment on Amendments to XXX Registry Agreement

Nov. 2016

Comment on the Middle East strategy

Nov. 2016

Comment on the Study of Latin America and Caribbean DNS Marketplace

Nov. 2016

Comment on gTLD Marketplace Health Index

Sept. 2016

Comment on IANA Naming Functions Agreement

Sept. 2016

Comment on Review of TMCH Draft Report

Sept. 2016

Comment on geo-names in SOFTBANK, ART, and CARAVAN TLDs

Aug. 2016

Comment on modifications to GNSO Operating Procedures

Aug. 2016

Comment on change to .COM agreement

Aug. 2016

Comment on PTI Bylaws

Aug. 2016

Comment on PTI Governance Documents

Aug. 2016

Comment on Fellowship Program Application Process Review

Jul. 2016

Comment on Proposed New gTLD Registry Agreement

Jul. 2016

Comment on Draft Restated ICANN Articles of Incorporation

Jul. 2016

Comment on Proposed Revisions to ICANN Expected Standards of Behaviors

Jun. 2016

Comment Supporting the Release of Geo-names in .HYUNDAI, .KIA, and .GODADDY new gTLDs

Jun. 2016

Comment on Draft New ICANN Bylaws

May 2016

Comment supporting release of geo names in .TORAY and .PICTET TLDs

May 2016

Comment on new gTLD Program Safeguards to Mitigate DNS Abuse

May 2016

Comment on ICANN FY17 Operating Plan & Budget & Five-Year Operating Plan

Apr. 2016

Comment on the Final Report Recommendations of the Geographic Regions Review Working Group

Apr. 2016

Comment on Implementation of Thick Whois Consensus Policy

Mar. 2016

Comment on Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Operational Profile

Mar. 2016

Comment on Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation PDP Recommendations

Mar. 2016

Comment on Continuous Data-driven Analysis of Root Server System Stability (CDAR) Study Plan

Feb. 2016

Comment on amending Registry Agreements for .STUDY, .COURSES, .LAMBORGHINI, .VOLKSWAGEN, .BUGATTI, .AUDI and .DELTA

Jan. 2016

Comment on gTLD Marketplace Health Index Proposal

Jan. 2016

Comment on the Proposed Supplementary Registration Proxy Service for gTLDs Operated by XYZ.COM

Jan. 2016

Comment on CCWG-Accountability 3rd Draft Proposal

Dec. 2015

Comment on the New gTLD Implementation Review Draft Report

Dec. 2015

Supporting Removal of Searchable Whois Service from .MEET Registry Agreement

Dec. 2015

Comment on Prelim Issue Report on a PDP to Review All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs

Nov. 2015

Comment on Proposed Revisions to Procedure for Whois Conflicts With Privacy Law

Nov. 2015

Comment on ICANN’s New gTLD Auction Proceeds Discussion Paper

Nov. 2015

Comment on Phase 1 Assessment of the Competitive Effects Associated with the new gTLD Program

Nov. 2015

Comment on ICANN’s Preliminary Issue Report on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

Oct. 2015

Comment supporting release of geo-names in .BROTHER .GEA .ACO .SECURITY .PROTECTION .THEATRE and .RENT registry agreements

Oct. 2015

Comment on Plan for Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK) Change

Oct. 2015

Comment on CCWG-Accountability 2nd Draft Report

Sept. 2015

Comment on Removal of Searchable Whois Service from .SHARP Registry Agreement

Sept. 2015

Comment on the IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal (ICG Combined)

Sept. 2015

Comment on the Initial Report on Data & Metrics for Policy Making

Sept. 2015

Comment on Next-Generation gTLD Registration Directory Services -- Prelim Issues Report

Sept. 2015

Comment on GNSO Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information PDP Recommendations for Board Consideration

Aug. 2015

Comment on release of geo-names in .GLOBAL, .BNPPARIBAS, .BRIDGESTONE and .FIRESTONE

Aug.  2015

Comment on draft report for GNSO Review

Jul. 2015

Comment on Privacy & Proxy Services Accreditation Issues WG Initial Report

Jul. 2015

Comment on proposed .PRO registry agreement

Jul. 2015

Comment on proposed .CAT registry agreement

Jul. 2015

Comment on 2013 RAA Whois Accuracy Program Specification Review

Jul. 2015

Comment on Proposed .TRAVEL Registry Agreement

Jun. 2015

Support for release of geo-names in .KOMATSU and .RICOH new gTLD registry agreements

Jun. 2015

Support for release of geo-names in .SONY, .ARCHI, .BIO and .SAARLAND new gTLD registry agreements

Jun. 2015

Comment on Registry Stakeholder Group charter amendments

Jun. 2015

Comment on CCWG proposal for enhancing ICANN accountability

Jun. 2015

Comment on 2nd Draft Proposal of the Cross Community Working Group (CWG) to Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal on Naming Related Functions

May 2015

Comment on IRTP Part C Recommendations

May 2015

Letter to ICANN regarding .sucks gTLD policies

May 2015

Letter to US and Canada Consumer Protection Authorities, regarding .sucks gTLD policies

May 2015

Comment on Draft Report: Rights Protection Mechanisms Review

May 2015

Comment on the Draft ICANN FY16 Operating Plan and Budget

April 2015

Support for release of geo-names in .HONDA, .AXA, .EPSON, .HSBC, .XYZ and .COLLEGE new TLDs

April 2015

Comment on Expert WG draft final report on Internationalized Registration Data

April 2015

Joint letter (with IPC and Brand Registry Group) asking ICANN for expedited approval of geo-names in dot-brand TLDs

April 2015

Support for RSEP on release of geo-names in .BERLIN, .HAMBURG, and .EMERCK

April 2015

Support for Policy & Implementation Working Group Initial Recommendations

Mar. 2015

Comment on Potential Change to the Registrar Liability Insurance Requirement

Mar. 2015

Comment on WHOIS Accuracy Pilot Study Report

Feb. 2015

Support for RSEP to release country & territory names in .DVAG, .TUI, .SPEIGEL, .ALLFINANZ and .FLSMIDTH

Feb. 2015

Comment on Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information PDP Initial Report

Feb. 2015

Support for RSEP to Release Country & Territory Names in .BMW and .MINI new gTLDs

Jan. 2015

Comment on two proposed launch programs for .MADRID gTLD

Dec. 2014

Comment on Community Working Group (CWG) draft proposal for Naming-Related IANA Functions

Dec. 2014

Comment on proposed auction rules for new gTLDs in contention sets containing indirect relationships

Dec. 2014

Comment on ICANN Draft 5-Year Operating Plan

Dec. 2014

Letter to ICANN Board on Safeguards for Category 1 gTLDs

Dec. 2014

Comment on GNSO PDP recommendations for IRTP Part D

Dec. 2014

Comment on Board Working Group report on the Nominating Committee.

Nov. 2014

Comment on GAC draft document for protection of Geographic Names in new gTLDs

Nov. 2014

Support for Neustar’s proposal to register country and territory names in the .NEUSTAR TLD

Nov. 2014

Support for SCI proposed changes to GNSO Operating Procedures

Oct. 2014

Proposed amendments to Registry Agreements to allow 2-character domains

Oct. 2014

Comment on ICANN's proposed bylaws change for board consideration of GAC advice

Oct. 2014

BC comment on ICANN's proposed process to enhance accountability

Sept. 2014

Joint comment on ICANN's proposed process to enhance accountability

Sept. 2014

Joint letter with questions about ICANN's proposed process for enhanced accountability

Sept. 2014

Reconsideration Request: ICANN staff imposing its ‘Accountability Plan’ without adequate account for community views

Aug. 2014

Joint request for additional time to review ICANN's proposed process for enhanced accountability

Aug. 2014

BC / Registries / ISPs Joint Letter on ICANN's proposed structure for Accountability WG

Aug. 2014

BC Comment on WHOIS Requirements and National Law Conflicts.

Aug. 2014

Comment on .WED Registry Agreement Amendment to sell 3rd-level domains

Aug. 2014

FY 2015 draft operating plan & budget

Jul. 2014

Stress Tests - from BC Comment on Enhancing ICANN Accountability

Jun. 2014

Final comment on Enhancing ICANN Accountability

Jun. 2014

BC Support for Board member compensation

Jun. 2014

Comment on Internationalized Registration Data (IRD) Interim Report

Jun. 2014

Initial Comment on Enhancing ICANN Accountability

May 2014

ICANN's Draft Principles & Process for Proposal to Transition NTIA's Stewardship of the IANA Functions

May 2014

ICANN’s Proposal for the Use of Mandatory Policy Advisory Boards for Regulated Industry Sector and Consumer-Trust-Sensitive New gTLD Strings

May 2014

Comment on ICANN Strategy Panel report on Multistakeholder Innovation

April 2014

Namespace Collision Mitigation Report

April 2014

Comment on IRTP-Part D Initial Report

April 2014

Recommendations of the Meeting Strategy Working Group

April 2014

Status report from EWG (Expert Working Group) on gTLD Directory Services

Mar. 2014

ATRT-2 Final Report & Recommendations

Mar. 2014

Proposed Review Mechanism for Inconsistent Expert Determinations on String Confusion Objections

Mar. 2014

Statement on IANA Transition and ICANN Accountability

Mar. 2014

BC Comment on Study of Whois Misuse

Jan. 2014

BC Response to PDP WG on Accreditation of Privacy & Proxy services

Feb. 2014

BC comment on ICANN's Vision, Mission and Focus for 5-year Strategic Plan

Jan. 2014

BC Comment on proposed Spec 13 for Registry Agreements with '.Brand' TLDs

Jan. 2014

Letter recommending Appeal Process for String Confusion Objections

Dec. 2013

BC comment on Draft Final Report on Protection of IGO and INGO Identifiers in gTLDs.

Nov. 2013

Comments on Dispute Resolution Procedure for Registry Public Interest Commitments (PICDRP)

Oct. 2013

Concerns with allowing both singular and plural forms of new gTLDs

Oct. 2013

BC Letter Calling for Uniformity of Process for UDRP and URS Providers

Sept. 2013

BC Comment on RPM Requirements for new gTLDs

Sept. 2013

ICANN's Proposal to Mitigate Name Collision Risks from new gTLDs

Sept. 2013

BC Comment on Potential Postponement of GNSO Review

Sept. 2013

BC Comment on Initial Report from EWG on gTLD Directory Services

Sept. 2013

Comment on initial report for Thick Whois PDP

Aug. 2013

Support for PDP Recommendations on locking a domain name subject to UDRP

Aug. 2013

Comments on Proposed Final New gTLD Registry Agreement

Jun. 2013

BC Comments to Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT-2)

Jun. 2013

Comments on GAC Safeguard Advice for new gTLDs

Jun. 2013

BC Comments FY14 Draft Operating Plan and Budget

May 2013

BC Comments on Proposed Final 2013 RAA

May 2013

BC Comments on ACDR's proposal as UDRP provider

April 2013

BC Comments on New gTLD Registry Agreement

Mar. 2013

BC Comment on Closed Generic TLDs

Mar. 2013

BC Comment on Policy vs Implementation

Mar. 2013

Comments on Strawman Solution for RPMs in new gTLDs

Jan. 2013

Comments on ICANN's proposal for consolidated meetings

Nov. 2012

Comment on study of Whois Privacy/Proxy abuse

Nov. 2013

Comment on TM Clearinghouse Matching Rules

Nov. 2012

Comments on DSSA Working Group Phase 1 Report

Oct. 2012

Commercial Stakeholders Consensus Improvements to Rights Protection Mechanisms in new gTLDs

Oct. 2012

BC comments on WHOIS Proxy/Privacy Reveal & Relay Feasibility Survey

Jul. 2012

BC Comments on the WHOIS Policy Review Team Final Report

Jun. 2012

BC Reply on FY13 Operating Plan and Budget

Jun. 2012

BC on FY13 Draft Operating Plan Budget

Jun. 2012

BC Comments Regarding .COM Registry Agreement

May 2012

BC Comments on SSR Review Team Draft Report

April 2012

BC comments on Roadmap for SAC 051 (Whois)

April 2012

BC comments on defensive applications and defensive registrations for new gTLDs

Feb. 2012

BC supports staff proposal for IRTP-B Recc 9, Part 2

Feb. 2012

BC comments on RySG Alternative for COI

Dec. 2011

BC Comment on PEDNR recommendations

Sept. 2011

BC comment on Board Consideration of IRTP-B Recommendations

Jul. 2011

BC on WHOIS Review Questions

Jul. 2011

BC Comment on 2nd JAS Milestone Report

Jul. 2011

BC on WHOIS Review Questions

Jul. 2011

BC on UDRP Issues Report

Jul. 2011

BC on IRTP-B Working Group Final Report

April 2011

Comments on proposed new gTLD Applicant Guidebook

April 2011

BC comment on Proposed Framework for the FY12 Operating Plan and Budget

April 2011

BC comment on Proposed New GNSO Policy Development Process

April 2011

BC Position on final PEDNR report

April 2011

Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy Part B Working Group Proposed Final Report

Mar. 2011

BC statement on Board Reply to GAC

Mar. 2011

Supporting petition to form a new non-profit constituency

Jan. 2011

Recommendations on new gTLD Guidebook

Dec. 2010

BC comment on recognizing new UDRP providers

Oct. 2010

BC position statement on PEDNR WG Initial Report

Aug. 2010

BC comment on VI WG Initial Report

Aug. 2010

On Consumer Trust, Choice, and Competition in the gTLD Expansion

Jul. 2011

BC comment on the gTLD Draft Applicant Guidebook V4

Jul. 2010

New gTLD Expression of Interest (EOI) proposal

Mar. 2010

Initial Report on Registration Abuse Policies

Mar. 2010

Process for Amending gTLD Registry Agreements

Mar. 2010

Registry Benchmarking Study

April 2010

Draft report on Whois Accuracy

April 2010

Staff Proposals for RPM for new gTLDs

Nov. 2009

BC statement on IRTP Part B PDP

Nov. 2009

Post-Expiration Domain Name Recovery

Nov. 2009

Registry Registrar separation

Aug. 2009

New member outreach

May 2009

Cross Constituency statement to Board - GNSO Reform

April 2009

Note to Board from Cross Constituency

Mar. 2009

Comments on draft TLD guidebook

Jan. 2009

Input on inter-registrar transfers

Oct. 2008

Reply to Board on GNSO reform issues 2

Sept. 2008

Reply to Board on GNSO reform issues

Sept. 2008

Comments on proposed RAA amendments

Aug. 2008

Proposed Board Code of Conduct

Aug. 2008

Open letter to Board from users' community

Jun. 2008

BC statement on GNSO Reform to open session

Jun. 2008

ICANN Travel Support

Jun. 2008

GNSO Reform

Feb. 2008

Inter-Registrar Domain Transfers Policy

Dec. 2007

Domain tasting

Dec. 2007

Reply to revised Board proposals GNSO reform

Nov. 2007

Whois Statement

Oct. 2007

Reply to Board proposals GNSO reform

Jul. 2007

Telnic WHOIS proposal

Jun. 2007

TLDs - added value

April 2007

Whois Task Force Report

Jan. 2007

Initial comments on GNSO review

Dec. 2006

Registry contracts terms of reference

May 2006

gTLD Response - technical criteria

May 2006

To US DOC

Mar. 2006

gTLD Response

Feb. 2006

2005 round of sTLDs

Jan. 2006

ICANN and VeriSign Settlement

Dec. 2005

White paper on new gTLDs

Jun. 2005

White paper on new gTLDs - PowerPoint

Jun. 2005

Comments on proposed new sTLDs

May 2004

Dot Net

May 2004

WHOIS - input to task forces

April 2004

To ICANN Public Forum on US DOC

Mar. 2004

New Registry Services

Feb. 2004

Response to ICANN proposals for new sTLDs

Aug. 2003

WIPO recommendations on dispute resolution

Jun. 2003

Differentiated Expansion of the Names Space

Dec. 2002

To ICANN Board on Reform

Oct. 2002

ICANN Evolution and Reform

Sept. 2002

To ICANN Board on Reform

Jun. 2002

Evaluation of new top-level domains (NTEPPTF)

April 2002

ICANN Evolution and Reform

April 2002

Redemptions Grace Period for Deleted names

April 2002

To ICANN Board on Reform

Mar. 2002

To ICANN Board on Security

Nov. 2001

At-Large

Oct. 2001

Dot org

Oct. 2001

Alternate Roots

Aug. 2001

ICANN Verisign agreements

Aug. 2001

To ICANN Board on TLDs

Nov. 2000

Principles for top-level domain names

Jul. 2000

Safeguards for new TLDs - joint BC-IPC position

Sept. 2000

Standards for top-level domain names

Sept. 2000

 

 

Prior to 2009, BC positions were defined as issues, and are available for review in the Issues section of our website.