Report on New TLD Applications
(9 November 2000)


I. Background

B. Top-Level Domains and the Domain Name System
C. Development of ICANN's New TLD Policy
D. Applications

II. Methodology

A. Goals
B. Description of the Evaluation Process
C. Outside Advisors

III. Analysis and Recommendations

A. Categories
B. Application of the August 15 Criteria to Each Category or Group

1. General-Purpose TLDs

a. General Group
b. Personal Group
c. Restricted Content Group
d. Restricted Commercial Group

2. Special-Purpose TLDs

3. New Services TLDs

a. Telephony-Related Group
b. Message Routing Group
c. Other Group

Appendix A - Outside Advisors

Appendix B - Summaries of Applications

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