DNSO Names Council Teleconference on 3 October 2002 - agenda

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 13:00 - see below for local times

Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the NC teleconference.
Scheduled time for meeting - 120 mins.


1. Approval of Agenda

2.Summary of last meeting

3. Issues arising from the teleconference of 12 Sept 2002

3.1 Update on Resolutions discussed in teleconferences of 12 Sept and 26 Sept [10 mins]
- currently out for email voting for 14 day period
- decide whether this period should be shortened

3.2 Decide whether to initiate policy action on deletes issues, and whether to create a task force [20 mins]
Deletes issues paper was published on 19 Sept 2002: http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc11/msg00042.html
3.3 ERC committee report
- suggested invite of Alejandro Pisanty for discussion [5 mins]
- final report not yet available (scheduled for around 1 Oct 2002)
- Alejandro Pisanty agreed to informally meet with Names Council members at informal breakfast meeting, Shanghai Monday October 28, 2002
- any motions arising from final report can be put out for email vote in the next 3 weeks, or physical vote at Names Council meeting on Tuesday October 29, 2002

4 UDRP Task Force update [15 mins]
See http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/2001.NC-tor-UDRP-Review-Evaluation.html
- in 2001, Names council appointed task force to review and evaluate UDRP
- questionnaires distributed in March 2002
- J.Scott Evans appointed chair July 2002
- waiting for report from UDRP task force
- discussion - is work continuing or disband?

5 IDN Task Force update [15 mins]
- task force created July 01
- terms of reference unclear
- briefing document Feb 02
- limited activity since Feb 02
- discussion - should work continue (and if so review/create terms of reference) or disband?

6 Structure Task Force update [15 mins]
- terms of reference:
To produce a timely impact assessment on
a) the efficacy of policy making within the DNSO,
b) the efficacy of ICANN decision making as a result of the proposals from the at-large study committee, the desire of the ccTLDs to form their own supporting organisation and other proposals and;
- on 14 March 2002 meeting, Names Council decided to address the issue at the Names Council level
- Names Policy Development Process Assistance Group produced a report on 21 August 2002 (http://www.icann.org/committees/evol-reform/npdpag-report-21aug02.htm)
- discussion - is it appropriate to formally close this task force given events since 14 March 2002?

7. Discussion of Jordyn Buchanan's proposal regarding Task force chairs (not for decision) http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20021003.NCmotion-Buchanan.html [15 mins]

8. Budget items [15 mins]
- update on constituency payments
- update on constituency status with regard to Names Council sanctions procedure.
(see Section 12 of http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20020418.NCprocedures-v7.0.html)

9. Agenda topics for next meeting (Tuesday 28 Oct 2002, Shanghai)
- Transfers Task Force update
- WHOIS Task Force update
- Discussion on Dept of Commerce MOU (proposed by Harold Feld in 26 Sept teleconference)
- Discussion on role of Governments (proposed by Marilyn Cade in 26 Sept teleconference)

10. Any other business


Next Names Council meeting to be held in Shanghai at the Shanghai Convention Center, F3 International Hall: October 29, 2002 at 14:00 local time.

(6:00 LA, 9:00 New York, 15:00 Paris, Japan/ Korea 22:00, 23:00 Melbourne)
Local time between April and October, Summer in the Northern Hemisphere

  Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         13:00
  California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   6:00
  Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+1DST   8:00
  Lima, Peru                                 UTC-5+0DST   8:00 
  Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST   9:00
  St.Thomas, Virgin Islands                  UTC-4+0DST   9:00
  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
  Jerusalem, Israel                          UTC+2+1DST  16:00
  Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
  Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
  Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST  23:00 
  Auckland, New Zealand                     UTC+12+0DST  01:00 (Friday)
  The DST starts/ends on last Sunday of October (with some exceptions)
  For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

The full participants are the 21 NC members as listed in
DNSO Secretariat and ICANN Officers.

Information from:
DNSO Names Council