ICANN Processes

(click on the icons above for more information on each part of the project.)

ICANN org is a leader in driving RDDS Policy. Several of their policy bodies and working groups are in the process of considering aspects of this space, and ERI is actively engaging in this effort.

Registration Data Accuracy Scoping Team
System for Standardized Access/Disclosure Operational Design Phase
  • The SSAD is a proposed mechanism to handle requests for nonpublic gTLD registration data outlined in policy recommendations adopted by the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council last year. More information on the announcements, webinars, and other material is available on ICANN’s SSAD Operational Design Phase (ODP) website.
Gap Analysis of Registration Data Handling
  • ERI’s efforts to guide the community towards documenting the gaps between what is expected around DNS registration data by different stakeholders. (Google doc)
Questions Regarding the ICANN WHOIS Disclosure System

This document (WHOIS-Disclosure-questions) captures a brief history of the work that has led to the proposed WHOIS Disclosure system and additional questions raised regarding its implementation.