DNSO Names Council Teleconference on 11 October 2001 - agenda

2 October 2001.
Item 8 modified 3 October

Agenda modified 8 October

This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the DNSO Names Council http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20010711.NCprocedures-v3.0.html

Date, time, phones and webcast

  1. The Names Council teleconference will be held on 11 October at the following time:

    (6:00 LA, 9:00 New York, 15:00 Paris, 22:00 Japan/Korea, 23:00 Melbourne)
        Local time between April and end October, SUMMER in the NORTH hemisphere
        Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         13:00
        California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   6:00
        Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+1DST   8:00
        Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+1DST   8:00 since 6 May
        Panama, Panama                             UTC-5+0DST   8:00
        Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST   9:00
        St.Thomas, Virgin Islands                  UTC-4+0DST   9:00
        Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+0DST   9:00 since 11 Mar
        Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  10:00
        London, United Kingdom                     UTC+0+1DST  14:00
        Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Frankfurt, Germany                   (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
        Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
        Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST  23:00 since 25 Mar
        Auckland, New Zealand                     UTC+12+0DST  01:00 next day
        The DST ends/starts on last Sunday of October (with some exceptions)
        For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
  2. The teleconference bridge will be provided by Verisign

  3. The NC will not be webcast due to budget constraints.
    Conference Call company: MCI WorldCom

  4. Dial in number for the USA: 1-877-601-4487
    International participants should dial in: 712-271-3829

    Conference Leader: Philip Sheppard
    Passcode: Names Council
    Confirmation # 9559051

    For security purposes your participants MUST know the leader's name, the passcode and the confirmation number to join the conference.

    10 ports "listen only" will be reserved for remote participants

    The full participants are the 21 NC members as listed in http://www.dnso.org/constituency/ncmembers.html, DNSO Secretariat, ICANN Officers and Invited Guests

    The conference Scribe will be Glen de Saint Géry

    The conference MPEG3 recording will be provided by AFNIC

Agenda and related documents

Philip Sheppard will be chairing the NC teleconference.

Scheduled time for meeting -120 mins. Allocated time - 90 mins.

Deadline documents (7 days): 4 October 2001.

  1. Adoption of agenda - 5 mins
    Summary of last teleconference meeting (16 August) 5 mins
    Summary of last two meetings Montevideo (8 and 9 September) http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20010908.NCmontevideo-minutes.html
  2. Task forces (20 mins)
    - NC review interim report
    - NC structure TF status
    - new IDN TF chair
    - UDRP, WhoIs, dot org
    - gTld evaluation group

  3. GAC Statement on country and geographical names - NC response (15 minutes). http://www.icann.org/committees/gac/communique-09sep01.htm
    http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20011010.NCdraftresolution-gac.html proposal for DNSO Names Council Draft Resolution on GAC
  4. Transfers - awaiting Registrars/Registries clarification. (5 minutes)

  5. NC agenda LA meeting - security issues. (30 minutes)
    a) Possible structure of LA meetings
    Decisions on possible topics

    - Contract Compliance-
    - Escrow of Registrar data
    - Registry back-up/ redundancy
    - Ability of Registrant to transfer to domains to Registrars who have better security

    b) Root Management stability

    Process for managing/ updating zone file information in a robust /secure manner
    Management of the authoritative database such that there is full redundancy

    c) DNS Security
    Increase the DNSsec implementation.
    Sufficient geographical diversity of DNS/ redundancy.
  6. Request to recall GA chair, resignation GA alt. chair (5 mins)

  7. Various requests on GA mail lists (5 mins)

  8. Marketing of names purporting to be DNS gTlds - Vany (10 mins)

  9. AOB

Next NC meeting will be held on 13 November 2001, in Los Angeles, see dates for the NC meetings in 2001 in: http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/2001.NC-calendar.html

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DNSO Names Council