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[announce] NCtelecon today, April 18th, agenda and documents

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       DNSO Names Council Teleconference on April 18th, 2000 - agenda

April 18th, 2000.

Date, time, phones and webcast

  1. The Names Council teleconference will be held on April 18th at the
     following time:

     (16:30 US East Coast, 22:30 CET, 5:30 Japan/Korea, 6:30 Melbourne)
         Local time between April 2nd and October, 2000.
         Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         20:30
         California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST  13:30
         Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+1DST  15:30
         Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST  16:30
         Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+0DST  16:30
         Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  17:30
         Nouakchott, Mauritania                     UTC+0+0DST  20:30
         Dublin, Ireland                            UTC+0+1DST  21:30
         Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  22:30
         Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  22:30
         Frankfurt, Germany                   (CET) UTC+1+1DST  22:30
         Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+1DST  22:30
         Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST   5:30
         Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST   5:30
         Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST   6:30
         For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

  2. Ken Stubbs is kindly providing the teleconference bridge

  3. The NC will not be webcast due to budget constraints. To listen to the
     NC telecon, please call the US phone number:

     TOLL: 212-287-1665
     PCODE: 4544

     Duration: APPROX 1 1/2 - 2 HOURS
     # of ports: 32 - 22 full participation, 10 listen only (LISTEN ONLY

     NC representatives will tell the operator their name, and then will be
     connected as a full participant (includes all attending Names Council
     members, DNSO Secretariat and ICANN staff). Those not on the NC
     representatives list will be able to listen only.

  4. Remote participants to the open NC meeting may send questions to

Agenda and related documents

Ken Stubbs will be chairing the NC teleconference.

  A. Discussion and adoption of agenda

  B. Minutes and Matters Arising

        o http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000331.NCtelecon-minutes.html,
          last NC telecon minutes for approval

  C. Review of the current working group reports

          In July 1999 the DNSO Names Council set up:
             * Working Group B -- Famous Trade-Marks
             * Working Group C -- New gTLDs

          For the last nine months these two working groups have been
          discussing various aspects of their assigned topics.

          On 21 March 2000, two reports were submitted to the Names Council,
          and published on the DNSO website:
             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000321.NCwgb-report.html
               Working Group B status report to the Names Council, by
               Michael Palage
             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000321.NCwgc-report.html
               Working Group C consensus report to the Names Council, by
               Jonathan Weinberg

          On 17 April 2000, some additional documents has been submitted to
          the Names Council, and published on the DNSO website:
             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000417.NCwgc-addendum.html
               Addendum to WG-C consensus report to the Names Council, by
               Jonathan Weinberg
             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000417.NCwgb-report.html
               Working Group B report to the Names Council, by Michael
               Palage, points of agreement and dissension, with 8 annexes

          The DNSO Names Council invited the Internet community to comment
          on these reports and the issues raised by them.

          The full archives of the WG-C are on line at:

             * http://www.dnso.org/wgroups/wg-c/Arc01/maillist.html (since
               November 23rd, 1999)
             * http://www.dnso.org/wgroups/wg-c/Arc00/maillist.html (July
               12th to November 23rd, 1999)

          Public comments to Working Group C

             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/dnsocomments/comments-gtlds/Arc01/maillist.html
               (since 4 April 2000)
             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/dnsocomments/comments-gtlds/Archives/maillist.html
               (July 1999 to 4 April 2000)

          The full archives of the WG-B are on line at:

             * http://www.dnso.org/wgroups/wg-b/Archives/maillist.html

          Public comments to Working Group B

             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/dnsocomments/comments-wipo/Arc01/maillist.html
               (since 4 April 2000)
             * http://www.dnso.org/dnso/dnsocomments/comments-wipo/Archives/maillist.html
               (July 1999 to 4 April 2000)

  D. Independent Review Nominating Committee

        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc03/msg00502.html,
          request to the NC for selection of 2 individuals to the
          Independent Review Nominating Committee by Andrew McLaughlin

  E. Yokohama schedule update

  F. Dates for NC teleconferences until Yokohama

     (one in May, one in June)


                 Information from:   DNSO Names Council