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Working Groups

The following is a list of Working Groups to focus on various aspects of WHOIS

At-Large Working Groups

The At-Large Working Groups are the main entities for individual Internet users to discuss current ICANN policy issues and prepare Statements and Position Papers. The At-Large Advisory Committee regularly asks the working groups to help them develop a formal position for a public consultation and the ICANN Board of Directors. The working groups are composed of members from the ALAC and the wider At-Large community. Learn more about how to become more involved with an At-Large Working Group.

GNSO Working Groups

The Generic Names Supporting Organization fashions (and over time, recommends changes to) policies for generic Top-Level Domains (e.g., .com, .org, .gov). The GNSO strives to keep gTLDs operating in a fair, orderly fashion across one global Internet, while promoting innovation and competition. Their in initiating and managing policy work is substantial and ultimately undertaken by significant volunteer effort within the Working Group model. Learn more about how to become more involved with a GNSO Working Group.