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[nc-transfer] Draft Resolution

Marilyn, Glen and fellow Transfer TF members
Here is the draft resolution for consideration by the Names Council

(For fellow TF members, this resolution includes the change that I
circulated following our last audio)

I look forward to joining you on the call tonight (my time)

Grant Forsyth
BC Names Council Representative
BC member of the Transfers Task Force

Whereas in early 2001 complaints were raised regarding denials of requested
transfers which prompted Verisign Registrar on 25 May 2001 to impose its own
approach to the problem, which then prompted ICANN President, Stuart Lynn,
on 27 August 2001 to write to the Registrar Constituency recommending that a
new policy be created, which resulted in the Names Council on a conference
call of 11 October 2001 to form the Transfers Task Force with terms of
reference as recorded at:

Whereas the Transfers Task Force considered the issues surrounding
took submissions and consultations and drafted a set of policy
this effort being recorded at:

Whereas the Names Council Transfers Task Force presents a comprehensive set
of policy and process recommendations in the form of the attached report,
"Inter-Registrar Domain Name Transfer: Principles and Process for Gaining
and Losing Registrars" (IRDX report) version [XX] revision [X] [XX.X], the
copy of which is can be found at:
http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/nc-transfer/Arc00/ and is attached [Ross to
attach latest report]

[Whereas some members of the Names Council wish to have recorded alternative
wording to the final IRDX report, those Minority Reports can be found at:
<web address included> ](Note: this part of the resolution would only make
its way through to the final resolution should there be a Minority

THE NAMES COUNCIL RESOLVES, on the recommendation of the Transfers Task
Force, that:
1. The ICANN Board accept the policy and process recommendations contained
within the IRDX report <version x.y (final version number to be inserted
2. The ICANN Board should direct the ICANN staff to form an "Implementation
Committee" of 
affected and interested parties to draft the detailed processes necessary to
give effect to 
the policies included in the Transfer Task Force's IRDX report such that
negotiations and 
contract revisions can be expedited.

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