Approved Agreements among ICANN, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Network Solutions, Inc.

(Posted November 10, 1999)


On September 28, 1999, the United States Department of Commerce, Network Solutions, Inc. (NSI), and ICANN announced a series of agreements they had tentatively reached to resolve outstanding differences among the three parties. On November 4, 1999, based on public comment in writing and at a public forum held at the 1999 ICANN annual meeting, the ICANN Board approved revised versions of these agreements. The agreements were signed by the three parties on November 10, 1999.

The approved agreements are as follows:

NSI has also provided a letter announcing its intent to publish the SRS RRP as an informational RFC.

The revised Registrar Accreditation Agreement makes "consensus policies" applicable to registrars even though they are adopted after the date the registrar accreditation agreement is entered. See http://www.icann.org/consensus-policies.htm.


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