Systems: To consider and recommend improvements to all of ICANN's existing
policies, practices and procedures including, but not limited to
registry-registrar separation, registrar accreditation, quality assurance
and registrant/whois privacy as well as any contracts or agreements in these
or related areas.
(1) Structures & Relationships
Verisign agreement (incl .org)
New registry agreements
ICANN accreditation & monitoring
Anti-trust & competition policy
(2) Existing & Proposed TLDs
Review of TLD application process.
Holding over of lodged applications.
Pre-registrations of domain names
Government endorsement of ccTLDs
Revision to .edu with Educause
(3) Registry- Registrar Operations
NIC handles and other data structures
Registrant/Whois data - integrity & privacy
Domain name holder's "Charter"
Stockpiling & warehousing domains.
Expired, on hold & unreleased names
Automatic credit card renewals
(4) Multilingual Test-Bed
Identify the nature of their operations
Test beds or live systems?
Controlled by ICANN or not?
(5) Other System Developments
NAS Committee on Internet Searching & the DNS
MultiBind & other new technology
Future of the domain name system
Co-Chair, DNSO GA
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