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.geo Top Level Domain Name Proposal

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Module A: Sponsored TLD Application Transmittal Form

     A1-16. Application Transmittal Form
 

Module C: Sponsoring Organization's Proposal

     Opening quotations

     Executive Summary

     Glossary

     C. Sponsoring Organization's Proposal

         I - SPONSORING ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

             C1. Structure and Nature of the Sponsoring Organization

             C2. Organization Information

             C3. Organization Structure

             C4. Organization Purpose

             C5. Appropriateness of Community

             C6. Representation

             C7. Openness and Transparency

             C8. Initial Directors and Staff

             C9. Selection of Directors, Officers, Members, Staff, etc.

             C10. Policymaking Procedure

             C11. Meetings and Communication

             C12. Fiscal Information

             C13. Liability

             C14. Amendment of Articles of Incorporation of Bylaws

             C15. Reconsideration and Review

         II - PROPOSED EXTENT OF POLICY FORMULATION AUTHORITY

             C16. Delegation of Policy Formulation Authority

         III - CONTRACT TERMS WITH REGISTRY OPERATOR

             C17. Identification of Registry Operator

             C18. Contract with Registery Operator

     Articles of Incorporation

     Bylaws of SRI International

     Authorization Letter for Richard Cramer

     SRI International Consolidated Financials

     Proposed Terms for a Contract between SRI, NeuStar, and Melbourne IT

     Appendix 1. Registry Functions
 

Module D: Registry Operator's Proposal

     D1-11. General Information *

     D13. Business Capabilities and Plan **

         D13.1. Overview of Registry Operator's Capabilities *

         D13.2. Business Plan for the Proposed Registry Operations *

             D13.2.1. Services to be Provided *

             D13.2.2. Revenue Model

             D13.2.3-4. Market Analysis & Marketing Plan

             D13.2.5. Estimated demand for the registry services in the new TLD

             D13.2.6. Resources Needed to Meet Demand *

             D13.2.7-9. Plans for Acquiring Necessary Systems and Facilities *

             D13.2.10. Term of Registry Agreement *

             D13.2.13. Capital Requirements *

             D13.2.14. Business Risks and Opportunities *

             D13.2.15. Registry Failure Provisions *

         D13.3. Pro-forma Financial Projections

             D13.4.1. Registry Operator's Organizational Documents *

             D13.4.2. References *

             D13.4.3. Annual Report *

             D13.4.4. Proof of Capital *

             Neustar Consolidated Financials *

     D15. Technical Capabilities Plan *

         D15.1. Registry Operator's Technical Capabilities *

         D15.2. Technical Plan for the Proposed Registry Operations **

             D15.2.1-6. General Description of Proposed Facilities and Systems **

             D15.2.7-14. Data Escrow and Backup to Technical and Other Support *

         D15.3. Subcontractors *

     Appendix 1. Resumes *
 

Module E: Description of TLD Policies

     E. Description of TLD Policies

         I - GENERAL TLD POLICES

             E1. General

             E2. TLD String

             E3. Naming Conventions

             E4. Registrars

             E5. Intellectual Property (IP) Provisions

             E6. Dispute Resolution

             E7. Data Privacy, Escrow, and Whois

             E8. Billing and Collection

             E9. Services and Pricing

             E10. Other

         II - REGISTRATION POLICES DURING THE STARTUP PERIOD

             E11. General

             E12. Registration at TLD Opening

             E13. Registration Limitations

             E14. Registration Control at TLD Opening

             E15. TLD Sunrise Period

         III - REGISTRATION RESTRICTIONS

             E16. General

             E17. Criteria for Registration in TLD

             E18. Application Process

             E19. Enforcement Procedures and Mechanisms

             E20. Appeal Process

             E21. Third-Party Appeal Procedures

         IV - CONTEXT OF TLD WITHIN THE DNS

             E22. Benefits of the Proposed TLD

             E23. Distinguishing Characteristics of the Proposed TLD

             E24. Communities and Markes Served

             E25. Unmet Needs Met in the Communities and Markets Served

             E26. DNS Enhancements Realized by Opening the Proposed TLD

             E27. Enhancing Competition via the Proposed TLD

         V - VALUE OF THE PROPOSAL AS A PROOF OF CONCEPT

             E28. General

             E29. Concepts to be Proved/Disproved

             E30. Evaluation of the Results of the Introduction

             E31. Assisting the Long-Range Management of the DNS

             E32. Other Reasons for Introduction of the Proposed TLD
 

*     These sections were written and provided by JVTeam.
**     These sections were co-authored by SRI and JVTeam.
    (All other sections were written by SRI International.)


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