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After the ICANN Marina Del Rey meeting, the NCDNHC went through a full
on-line vote, to approve (or eventually dismiss) the resolution texts, which
were elaborated during the constituency meeting (Nov 13th) and presented to
the board during the Open forum Meeting (Nov 15th).

You will find below the text of the resolution concerning Sunrise period for
new TLD.

On-line vote result for this resolution is:
    YES: 34
    NO:  7
    ABS: 2

At the time of the vote, 156 non commercial organizations were entitled to
vote (with 2 vote for large organizations, and 1 vote for small

Thanks for transmitting this info to the board members.

Best regards

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ICANN-NCDNHC, Nov 13th, 2000

Resolution about Sunrise provision in new TLDs

Because language is the common propoerty of mankind, the right of persons to
make legal uses of letteres or words, especially non-commercial
uses, should receive protection in every respect equal to that afforded to
holders of special, limited geographic or sectoral rights in registered

In new top-level domains that are unrestricted generic TLDs, the
non-commercial constituency opposes so-called "sunrise" arrangements or any
other policies that privilege trademark holders over other users and
undermine fair use rights in names. We urge the ICANN board to make
amendments as necessary to existing applications.

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