FSC Issues a Call-to-Action for the Adult Online Community
ICANN has posted the Revised Proposed Registry Agreement and Due Diligence Documentation for public comment on the ICANN website. FSC has responded to the Board with a letter of requests and has filed a Documentary Information Disclosure Policy for additional information.
We need your help! FSC is launching an industry-wide call-to-action. It is imperative that you speak up now!
ICANN’s .XXX current comment period closes Thursday, September 23rd so ACT NOW!
There are two ways in which adult industry professionals can be counted on the public forum:
1. Click on the link below and respond to the statements of opposition. FSC will compile the data and report it to ICANN
2. Or better yet, PLEASE write your own statement of opposition to ICM’s proposed .XXX sTLD. Below are some issues you may want to stress.
Comments can be posted on:
Public Comment Suggestions
Make sure that you mention that you are a professional member of the adult online community-the party most impacted by the ICANN Board’s decision. Write to the Board about any of a number of issues as demonstrated below.
Let the Board know that you are concerned…
… that ICM is pushing unnecessarily for a “responsible” global online community when the adult entertainment community already has an entity through which Internet publishers and others can self identify as a responsible global online adult entertain¬ment community through the Free Speech Coalition and its Code of Ethics.
… with companies that have pre-registered .XXX domain names but are in opposition to a .XXX sTLD . By ICM’s own definition those companies do not qualify for a .XXX sTLD because they do not voluntarily agree to the .XXX sTLD and thus believe that ICM’s proposed .XXX sTLD would be detrimental to their business.
… with the lack of transparency surrounding ICM’s submissions in the omission of the names of IFFOR Board members and Policy Council members who will develop regulations for the .XXX online industry.
… that adult businesses would be required to agree to comply with “IFFOR Policies and Best Practices Guidelines” that have yet to be created by boards and councils which have yet to be revealed.
… that information provided for public comment is insufficient. Members of the adult entertainment community require more information about the application in order to provide the appropriate level of feedback to the ICANN Board for it to make an informed decision.
… that if additional information is provided, the community most impacted by .XXX, the adult online community will not have sufficient time to respond and therefore request that the public comment period be extended 30 days after additional information that has been requested has been supplied.
Thank you. Your time and effort are greatly appreciated. If you have any questions or require additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments can be posted on: email@example.com
Remember…. ICANN N’s .XXX current comment period closes Thursday, September 23rd so act now!