[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 166 (Thursday, August 27, 1998)]
[Pages 45800-45801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-22970]



National Telecommunications and Information Administration
[Docket No. 980212036-8172-03]

Extension of Comment Period for Request for Comments on the 
Enhancement of the .us Domain Space

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 

ACTION: Extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: On August 4, 1998, the National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration (NTIA) published a Notice and Request for 
Comments on the Enhancement of the .us Domain Space (Notice), 63 FR 
41547 (1998). The Notice asked for public comments through September 3, 
1998. As a result of numerous requests from the public, NTIA is 
extending for 30 days the period for filing public comments. The 
comment period for the Notice will now close on October 5, 1998.

DATES: Written comments are requested by October 5, 1998.

ADDRESSES: The Department invites the public to submit written comments 
in paper or electronic form. Comments may be mailed to Karen Rose, 
Office of International Affairs (OIA), National Telecommunications and 
Information Administration (NTIA), Room 4701, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 14th and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20230. 
Paper submissions should include a version on diskette in ASCII, Word 
Perfect (please specify version), or Microsoft Word (please specify 
version) format. Comments submitted in electronic form may be sent to 
usdomain@ntia.doc.gov. Electronic comments should be submitted in the 
formats specified above.
    Comments received will be posted on the NTIA website at http://
www.ntia.doc.gov. Detailed information on electronic filing is 
available at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/efiling/.


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 4, 1998, NTIA published ``Requests 

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Comments on the Enhancement of the .us Domain Space,'' 63 FR 41547 
(1998) (also posted at http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/domainname/
usrfc/dotusrfc.htm). The Notice sought comments regarding ways to make 
the .us domain more attractive to American businesses. Since that time, 
NTIA has received a number of requests to extend the comment period to 
allow more time to address the issues on which NTIA solicited public 
comment. Because of these expressions of interest, NTIA is extending 
the comment period for an additional 30 days to afford parties a full 
opportunity to respond to the important issues presented in the Notice.

    Dated: August 21, 1998.
Kathy Smith,
Acting Chief Counsel.
[FR Doc. 98-22970 Filed 8-26-98; 8:45 am]