GE ccTLD Advisory Board

GE Advisory Board meeting took place on:

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 17:00

Vere Terminal (former Vere Loft)

3 Khorava street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

New Topics:

  1. Removing of subscription fee upper cap for the domains registered before April 16, 2018.
  2. Reserving Wpad.ge domain for research of security flow.

Topics from May 7 meeting:

  1. Implementation of EPP protocol discussion – recommended changes to Caucus Online implementation
  2. Blocking of domain names based on inflammatory language, discrimination, etc.
  3. GE domain registration statistics transparency

Meeting decisions:

  1. The Board recommended the administrator to reserve domains that may cause security breaches related implementation of WPAD protocol
  2. The Board recommended the administrator to implement domain transfers in full accordance to EPP standard.
  3. Removing of subscription fee upper cap for the domains registered before April 16, 2018. The Board postponed discussion of this topic until the administrator and ISOC – Georgia make relevant changes to the memorandum of cooperation.
  4. GE domain registration statistics transparency. The Board postponed discussion of this topic to prepare a draft decision.
  5. Blocking of domain names based on inflammatory language, discrimination, etc. The Board postponed discussion of the topic.

Follow this link to review March board minutes and resolutions (in Georgian) 


GE Advisory Board meeting took place on:

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 17:00

Vere Terminal (former Vere Loft)

3 Khorava street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

New Topics:

  1. Removing of subscription fee upper cap for the domains registered before April 16, 2018.
  2. Reserving Wpad.ge domain for research of security flow.

Topics from May 7 meeting:

  1. Implementation of EPP protocol discussion – recommended changes to Caucus Online implementation
  2. Blocking of domain names based on inflammatory language, discrimination, etc.
  3. GE domain registration statistics transparency

There ware no quorum and the meeting was not eligible to provide recommendations for the ccTLD administrator.


GE Advisory Board meeting took place on:

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 17:00

Vere Terminal (former Vere Loft)

3 Khorava street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

  1. Implementation of EPP protocol discussion – recommended changes to Caucus Online implementation
  2. Blocking of domain names based on inflammatory language, discrimination, etc.
  3. GE domain registration statistics transparency

There ware no quorum and the meeting was not eligible to provide recommendations for the ccTLD administrator. 


GE Advisory Board meeting #5  took place on:

Tuesday, March 7, 2019 at 17:00

at Open Society – Georgia Foundation office
10 Chovelidze Street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

  1. Availability of personal information in WhoIs of the registrant who is a physical person (discussed at January 15, 2019 meeting)
  2. Revocation of the domains names registration (Black lists) (Discussed at January 15, 2019 meeting)
  3.  Reservation on president.ge and other similar domains ( topic introduced by Georgina National Communication Commission)
  4. Implementation of EPP protocol in GE domain ( introduced by Konsantine Karosanidze, Cloud9)

Resolutions:

GE advisory board came up with the following recommendations:

  1. No to support reservation of the “president.ge” domain name and the similar domain name and subsequently didn’t recommend that motion to Caucasus Online
  2. Based on consensus the advisory board recommended creation fo the procedure when the registrants are allowed to make transparent their personal information in WhoIs search results. The registrars should offer registration procedure when the registrants can unequivocally express their consent to make transparent their name, surname and e-mail address used in domain name  registration

Follow this link to review March 7 board minutes and resolutions (in Georgian) 


GE Advisory Board meeting #4  took place on:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 17:00

at Open Society – Georgia Foundation office
10 Chovelidze Street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

Changes to the “GE CCTLD administration rules

  1. Changes related to the introduction of the EPP system
  2. WhoIs system changes to the representation of the personal information of the registrant 
  3. Domain name registration voluntary removal 
  4. Mandatory change of registrar for  the domain name  registered at CO 
  5. Restriction of registration of domain names that abstract national pride, religion, traditions and moral norms
  6.  Changes in personal data processing rules 
  7. Changes in compensation claim time limits

Follow this link to review board minutes and resolutions (in Georgian) 


GE Advisory Board meeting #3  took place on:

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 17:00

at Open Society – Georgia Foundation office
10 Chovelidze Street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

  1. Domain registration statistics 
  2. Domain registration Black Lists ( porn.ge etc)

Follow this link to review board minutes and resolutions (in Georgian) 


GE Advisory Board meeting #2 took place on:

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 17:00

at Open Society – Georgia Foundation office
10 Chovelidze Street, Tbilisi

Agenda:

a) Topics offered for discussion and recommendation by Caucasus Online

  1. Creation of the new domain zones
  2. Use of “Domain lock” function with the purpose to protect registrants

b) Discussion of DNSEC introduction for GE domain – need, existing issues and implementation approaches

Follow this link to review board minutes and resolutions (in Georgian) 

The first official GE Advisory Board meeting took place on Tuesday, July 17th, at 17:00.

Location: Open Society – Georgia Foundation office, Address: Tbilisi, Chovelidze Street (former Belinski street)  # 10

Please review the minutes of the July 17, 2108 meeting (in Georgian):

GE Administration Rule Modification Proposal from Caucasus Online.
Topics:

  1. Domain name auctions
  2. Registrants obligatory migration from Caucasus Online to other Registrars
  3. Creation of the new domain zones
  4. Domain name sales on behalf of other registrars
  5. Use of “Domain lock” function with the purpose to protect registrants.

Topics proposed for discussion by “Caucasus Online – June 2018 – GEO


Caucasus Online and ISOC – Georgia signed Cooperation Memorandum on Administration and Management of the .GE Domain

Please see memorandum text and other documents here (signed original is in Georgian):
Memorandum between ISOC-Georgia and Caucasus Online – .GE ccTLD AdmAdministrator

Charter of the Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members List


Previous meetings:

The first unofficial introductory GE Advisory Board meeting took place on Thursday, July 5th, at 17:00.

Location: Open Society – Georgia Foundation office, Address: Tbilisi, Chovelidze Street (former Belinski street)  # 10