22 May 2013, ICANN has posted the GAC advice responses from the concerned applicants.
In the Beijing Communiqué [PDF, 156 KB], the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) issued advice to the ICANN Board of Directors regarding New gTLD applications.
“Beginning 18 April 2013, applicants were afforded a 21-day period in which to respond to GAC advice, as outlined in the Applicant Guidebook. The ICANN Board New gTLD Program Committee will consider the applicant responses in formulating its response to the GAC advice.”
Learn more about GAC Advice [PDF, 261 KB] in Module 3 of the Applicant Guidebook.