and Upcoming Milestones
July 1, 1999 - New ICANN fiscal year begins.
July 16, 1999 – Expected completion of testbed phase of the Shared Registration System. (Extended)
July 31, 1999 - DNSO submited recommendations to the ICANN board on Chapter 3 of the WIPO report (Conflict Resolution) and uniform dispute policy.
August 6, 1999 – ICANN, NSI, and DoC agree to extend the test bed phase of the Shared Registration System to September 10.
August 10, 1999 - Final Report of Advisory Committee on Independent Review submitted.
August 23-26, 1999 - ICANN Open Meetings in Santiago, Chile. Meetings of DNSO Constituencies. Public meeting of the Names Council and General Assembly of the DNSO.
September 10, 1999 – ICANN, NSI, and DoC agree to extend testbed phase of the Shared Registration System to September 30.
September 28, 1999 – ICANN, NSI and DoC announce tentative agreements, which include: a Registry Agreement between ICANN and NSI; a revised Registrar Accreditation Agreement between ICANN and all registrars registering names in the .com, .net., and .org domains; a revised, post-testbed Registrar License and Agreement between NSI and all registrars registering names in the .com, .net., and .org domains; an amendment to the Cooperative Agreement between the Department of Commerce and NSI; and an amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Commerce and ICANN.
29, 1999 - Proposed Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) for .com,
.org, and .net registrars published for public comment.
(UDRP) for .com, .org, and .net registrars published for public comment.
October 12-13, 1999 - DNSO elects two members to the Board of Directors.
October 13, 1999 - Public comment period on UDRP ends.
October 18, 1999 - Final report on Famous Trademarks and new gTLDs due from DNSO.
October 25, 1999 - Time expires for SO elections to the Board of
November 2-4, 1999 - ICANN Meetings in Los Angeles, including first Annual Meeting on November 4. Meeting of the General Assembly of the DNSO; seating of SO Board members; tentative agreements between ICANN, NSI, and DoC go before the ICANN Board for final consideration.
5, 1999 - Testbed period for .com, .net., and .org domain ends.
November 5, 1999 - Testbed period for .com, .net., and .org domain ends.
January 15, 2000 - NSI as registry will charge registrars $6 per registration-year for the remainder of the term of the Registry Agreement (decreases from $9).
March 7-10, 2000 - ICANN Meetings in Cairo.
July 13-17, 2000 - ICANN Meetings in Yokohama
September 30, 2000 - ICANN-DOC MoU scheduled to expire and is extended for an additional year.
October 2, 2000 - ICANN accepts applications for new TLDs.
October 10, 2000 - ICANN's At-Large membership elects 5 new At-Large Directors