NARALO Monthly Teleconference 

Date: Monday, 14 April 2014

Time: 19:00 UTC (for the time in various timezones click here)  

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Attendees:  Glenn McKnight, Gordon Chillcoott, Garth Graham, Allan Skuce, Sarah Alkire, Eduardo Diaz, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Peter Knight, Tom Lowenhaupt, Evan Leibovitch, Seth Reiss, Garth Bruen, Joly MacFie, Gordon Chillcott, Leah Symekher, Avri Doria, Ogi Mitev, Judith Hellerstein, Alan Greenberg,

Apologies: Darlene Thompson, Louis Houle

Staff:   Silvia Vivanco, Gisella Gruber, Terri Agnew, Heidi Ullrich

Call management: Gisella Gruber

Summary Minutes:    

Action Items: Action Items 14 April 2014

Transcript: EN 

Chat: AC Chat transcript 14 April 2014      

Recording: EN   


1. Welcome and Roll call - Staff (2 min)

2. Review of Action Items of Monthly January 2014  - Glenn McKnight  (2 min) 

2.1. Staff: Please use care when updating these pages. The meeting page for last month was completely overwritten.

2.2. Staff: Please reorder the NARALO Meetings and Events directory so the most recent year is at the top and older years appear in descending order

2.3. Staff: Please reorder the NARALO Secretariat Monthly Reports directory so the most recent year is at the top and older years appear in descending order

2.4. Nathalie Peregrine (Staff) The ALS RALO database is to show the date of updating, please advise of status

2.5. Staff: Please move NARALO Toronto Events Workspace - 2012 under NARALO 2012 meetings and events

2.6. Staff: Please move NARALO At-Large Elections 2012, 2013 NARALO Selection, Election and Appointments Workspace, and NARALO At Large Election 2014 under a NEW directory called "NARALO ELECTIONS"

2.7. Staff: Please advise on the progress of NARALO At-Large applications for: Native Public Media, Open Media Canada, ISOC Disabilities and Special Needs, and VIBUG

2.8. Nathalie Peregrine (Staff) to notify RALO leaders and the ALAC members when the RALO ALS database is updated.

2.9. Staff: Please advise on the scheduling of a Confluence/WIKI Webinar

2.10. Staff - Please advise on the status of including Closed Captioning for filmed ICANN Sessions

2.11. ALAC: Please advise on status of formal request to de-certify Alberta Community Network Association under rule #16 of the NARALO Operating Principles

2.12. Elections: Alan Greenberg to check NARALO procedures if the elections can be held in July

2.13. All - Please note the March Report

3. Meetings & Events (5 Minutes)

3.1. Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance (Sao Paulo, 23-24 April) - Following along from the Montevideo Statement

3.2. ARIN (Chicago 13-16 April - CROPP) See Glenn photo report

3.7. Sixth South School on Internet Governance Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 28 April to May 02, 2014 (SSIG 2014) - Fellowship Opportunity

3.8. ADA Symposium (Denver 15-18 June)

3.2. London ATLAS II 22 - 26 June 2014

3.2.1. ATLAS II Preparations !!!Sponsorship Group has no NARALO Members!!!

NAMEALS Working GroupIssueWIKI Access
Chris P.Privaterra  

privacy and security issues

Garth G.TC Canada    
Michael M.ACN    
Eduardo D.ISOC PR 

Public Relations

Thomas  Municipal TLD group 
Chris G./Ogi M.ISOC CO  Impacts of DDoS and Cyberwar 
Alan S.PCNA 


Evan L.CLUE Events  
Garth B.KnujOn Public RelationsWorkflow 
Glenn M.FBSC Events Y
Monique C.Communautique    Y
Randy G.AmericaAtLarge    
Alan G.Unaffiliated/Virtual     
Gordon C.GTALUG    
Konstantin K.ISOC SF CommunicationsDigital Divide 
Dana P.AWV CAP  Outreach and Capacity Building 
Jonathan A.ISOC NY  Open Internet/Surveillance and privacyN
Kerry B.ISOC CA EventsccNSO At-Large Coordination 
Neil S.CAUCE  Security, Abuse, PrivacyN
Louis H.ISOC QC   Y
Darlene T.N-CAP 


Sarah A.YHY  Usability and the individual userN
Judith H.CAG FayreCapacity Building, Digital DivideY
Yubelkys M.HETS    

3.2.2. London NARALO General Assembly preparations (2 Hours) Tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, 24 June at:  12:30-14: 30 1st Hour - In-person NARALO Monthly 2nd Hour Extra Spotlights and Additional Business - Focus on BIG IDEAS

3.2.3. London Fellowship

3.3. Los Angeles 12-16 October 2014   

3.11. Forward any other meeting notices to Chair or Secretary!

4. Review of Communication/Outreach Strategy

4.1. Efforts to engage/outreach Disabled Communities

4.1.2. Working Group Now Active!

4.1.3. Plan to have a presentation on blind use of the Internet in London (Keynote) ICANN Needs a visually impaired staff member to coordinate visually impaired community agenda

4.1.4. Plan to have Ken Harrenstien present in Los Angeles (Keynote) YouTube's Closed Caption 'Jedi': On cc Upgrades, Searchability And Why It's Personal Author of RFC 742 NAME/FINGER ICANN Should as a standard include Closed Captioning for ALL filmed ICANN Sessions

4.2. Automation of the ALS Application (Need Staff Assistance)

4.3.  Aligning CROPP with Outreach Goals

4.3.1. Konstantin to IETF 90 meeting in Toronto

4.3.2. Suggestions from Evan:


 Internet of Things World- June 17-18 Palo Alto, CA  

ACM MobiSys: The International Conference on Mobile Systems,  - June 16-19   Bretton Woods, NH

WCCCE 2014 - The 19th Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education - May 2-3 Richmond, BC

4.4.  Outreach recruitment queue

4.4.1. Submit recommendations to Murray McKercher

4.4.2. Palmyra Atoll to be removed from list due to a lack of permanent residents

4.4.3. Re-engagement of Consumer Web Watch (as Consumers Union) attempted by Chair

4.4.4. Chair made official request to de-certify Alberta Community Network Association under Rule #16

4.5. Creation of group to liaise between different municipal TLD applicants/operators (Tom L)

5. Our Community (10 Minutes)

5.1. NARALO ALS Spotlight

5.1.1. Suspended due to workload


5.1.3. Spotlight Calendar

5.2. Welcome new individual members: Ron Sherwood and Stephanie Perrin

5.5.   Developing a comprehensive transition plan for oncoming officers:

5.5.1. Database of ALS  - staff

5.5.2. Names of people on working groups - staff

5.5.3. Form letters - Darlene, if any

5.5.4. Timelines for elections - to coordinate with staff

5.5.5. Policies and procedures - see NARALO by laws

5.5.6. In General this must be formalized Cross-RALO so At-Large has efficiency - This has been proposed to include in the Academy.

5.6. On TOR and Alternate DNS

5.6.1. Will be split into two sessions in London

5.7. Synchronizing Calls to Monthly Reports

5.7.1. Please review the new format of the Monthly Reports which are now structured to mirror the Call Agenda. This is intended to streamline the way we do our work and account for our time.

5.7.2. How would YOU make our efforts more Metric-friendly? View the ALAC Metrics Wiki Space

6. Committee/Working Group Activity - for All WG/Committee Reports

6.1.NOMCOM Report Submitted by Louis H. (NomCom Report)

6.1.1. Suggest a Candidate

6.1.2 2014 NomCom webpage, Announcement

6.2. Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT2) Report

6.2.1. ATRT2 Comments to Board

6.3. Future Challenges Working Group

6.4. CROPP Reports

6.5. At-Large Finance and Budget Subcommittee

6.6. Privacy and Proxy services Accreditation Issues WG

6.7. Board Member Selection Process Committee (BMSPC)

6.8. At-Large Ad-Hoc ICANN Accessibility Working Group

7.  At-Large Advisory Committee "ALAC" Issues (Olivier, Evan, Eduardo, Alan - 10 Minutes)

7.1 Policy Advice Development Page

7.2. Recently held meetings

7.2.1. Singapore 23-27 March NARALO Meeting in Singapore: What time? What topics? - Monday 7 a.m. Local time  That is 4 p.m. PT west coast US and 1900h/7 p.m. ET East coast Tor and Alternate DNS at the FCWG session - tentative Thursday, 27 March between 8:00-9:00 ICANN Accessibility Taskforce Monday, 24 March 2014 Time: 14:00-15:00 Meeting Room: TBD At-Large Working Space

7.3. ALAC please provide update on request to de-certify Alberta Community Network Association under Rule #16

8. ICANN Functions (5 Minutes) (Communication Strategy III.5)

8.1 Compliance Tracking

8.1.1. The Chair has made a formal request of ALAC to forward a list of concerns highlighted in a December Washington Post article. The full extent of the request is posted within the December NARALO Monthly Report ALAC Chair/Alan G. - Please advise on the status of the NARALO Chair request to publicly notify ICANN Compliance of issues noted in 8.1.1. and the December Monthly Report and discussed on leadership calls


8.1.2. Domain Hijacking/Unauthorized Transfers How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username

8.2 Language and Translation

8.2.1: An abstract of the Naralo Monthly Meeting that we could post on our Web site (or RSS it), including some of the documents produced by ICANN, that we discuss and that would be worth translating to attract attention toward NARALO.

8.2.4: Staff will provide for future Election instructions en Français and en Espanol

8.3 Travel

8.3.1 All travel-sponsor related issues should be reported or copied to the Chair.

8.3.2 Travel Support Guidelines

8.4. New gTLDs

8.4.1. Controlled interruption as a means to prevent name collisions (Alan)

8.4.2. Letter from Chair on reserving At-Large related strings being drafted

8.5. On tracking travel-related reimbursement, and other staff actions, we need a better tracking system with full-disclosure. Conversations via Skype, etc, can't be tracked.

9. Any Other Business "AOB" (2 Minutes)

9.1. News


Forget the Internet - soon there will be the OUTERNET: Company plans to beam free Wi-fi to every person on Earth from space

U.S. FTC Sues 'Jerk' Website


10. Action Items

10.1 Previously Closed Action Items

2.3. Staff - Is it possible to create and aliases to ease officer transitions?

2.10. Glenn McKnight (Secretary): Please ensure that HETS members are added to the NARALO and At-Large Skype Chats 

2.11. Heidi Ullrich (Staff) Please update on the Native Scholarship/fellowship program  - Formal Documentation Requested

8.2.2: Translate RAA and legal documents related to the RAA into French and Spanish

8.2.3: Translations of Registrar/Registry documents in local languages(where the company operates) to avoid consumer disputes.

2.8. Staff - Please verify if Sarah Alkire of Youth Helping Youth Inc dba: Emerging Futures Network is on the NARALO thread mailing list 
2.13. Staff - With the departure of Matt A. please advise on who would be the contact for automating the NARALO ALS application form

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