ALAC Monthly Teleconference
Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.0710/1
Date: Tuesday, 27 July 2010
Time: 1400 - 1530 UTC
(For the time in various timezones click here)
Adobe Connect Meeting Room: http://icann.na3.acrobat.com/alac2010/
Interpretation Available: Yes (EN, FR, ES - Simultaneous)
Who is on the dial-out list for this call?
Participants: Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Sivasubramanian M, Sebastien Bachollet, Alan Greenberg, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Gareth Shearman, Carlton Samuels, Vanda Scartezini, Dave Kissoondoyal
Spanish: Sylvia Herlein Leite, Carlos Aguirre
French: Tijani Ben Jemaa
Apologies: Adam Peake, Patrick Vande Walle, Mohammed El Bashir, Fatimata Seye Sylla, Ron Sherwood (possibly), Rudi Vansnick, Hawa Diakite, Vivek, Beau Brendler
Absent: James Seng
Staff: Matthias Langenegger, Heidi Ullrich, Gisella Gruber-White
Action Items: EN, FR, ES
Adopted Motions: EN FR, ES
Summary Minutes: EN
DRAFT A G E N D A
I. Standing Agenda Items (20 - 25 min)
1. Adoption of the Agenda – Call for Any Other Business or Other amendments (2 mins)
2. Roll Call Apologies from Members, if any (1 min)
3. Review of the June ALAC Meetings (3 mins)
4. Review of Current ALS Applications (3 mins)
a. Update on status of application of Binary Egypt: (139) Binary Egypt (PDF, 49 KB|http://www.atlarge.icann.org/file/12408/download/12461]
a. Update on status of application of Fundación Incluirme: 140) Fundacion Incluirme (PDF, 52 KB|http://www.atlarge.icann.org/file/13353/download/13419]
c. Update on the status of the application of APDIT: (141) Paraguayan Association of Information Technology Law (APADIT) (PDF, 241 KB|http://www.atlarge.icann.org/file/13797/download/13869]
d. Update on the status of the application of IPAC: 142-Information%20Policy%20Analytical%20Center%20(IPAC).pdf based in Azerbaijan
5. Reports (5-10 minutes)
a. Liaison Reports
Note: There will be no discussion of liaison reports during the meeting; these links are by way of information only. Any Liaison who wishes a discussion to take place on an item related to their brief, or has an item for which a decision is required, is to use this wiki to edit the sections under Items for Decision, or Items for Discussion, as relevant, in advance of the meeting,or raise an item for Any Other Business at the START of the meeting, BEFORE adoption of the agenda.
b. Sub-committees of the ALAC
c. Working Group Reports
Note: The Chair formalized her request during the 22 October 2009 meeting for the Officers of the At-Large Working Groups to submit monthly reports.There will be no discussion of Working Group reports during the meeting; these links are by way of information only. Any At-Large Working Group Officer who wishes a discussion to take place on an item related to their brief, or has an item for which a decision is required, is to use this wiki to edit the sections under Items for Decision, or Items for Discussion, as relevant, in advance of the meeting,or raise an item for Any Other Business at the START of the meeting, BEFORE adoption of the agenda.
Standing Working Groups
> At-Large Engagement in ICANN: ( Main Wiki Page )
> Future Structure, Accountability and Transparency of ICANN: ( Main Wiki Page )
> New gTLDs: (Main Wiki Page)
> Technical Issues: ( Main Wiki Page )
> IDN Policy: ( List of IDN Liaison reports )
> At-Large Registrants Rights and Responsibilities: ( Main Wiki Page ) The discussion of an Aspirational Registrant Rights Charter was discussed during the 37th ICANN Meeting.
> Whois Policy: ( Main Wiki Page )
Joint GNSO-ALAC Working Groups
> Joint GNSO-ALAC RAA Related WG activities - click here for joint GNSO-ALAC RAA-related workspace
>>>> i. Update on Working Group A (Registrant Rights Charter)
>>>> ii. Update on Working Group B (Additional Amendments to the RAA)
Ad-Hoc Working Groups
At-Large Name Issues Taskforce: ( Main Wiki Page )
c. RALO Reports:
>> Note: The Chair formalized her request during the 22 October 2009 meeting for the Secretariats of the RALOs to submit monthly reports.
>> There will be no discussion of RALO reports during the meeting; these links are by way of information only.
II. New Business
Items For Decision
6. Proposed ALAC Statements for Decision (15 mins)
The document, in draft form, was sent to the ABSdt on 9 June 2010, with no one opposing it. Although the ALAC has delegated responsibility for the At-Large director selection process to the ABSdt, in order to make it official, the ALAC should formally accept the recommendations.
Does the ALAC agree that the ALAC Final Recommendations on the At-Large Director Selection Process be considered as the final version?
The public consultation on the Post-Expiration Domain Name Recovery (PEDNR) Initial Report closes 1 August 2010.
A comment on the PEDNR WG Initial Report has been prepared which reflects the original ALAC Request for an Issues Report and the majority position of the At-Large particilants in the Working Group.
Does the ALAC agree that these comments should be submitted as the ALAC Statement on this report?
The Public Consultation on the Initial Report on Proposals for Improvements to the RAA has been extended to 30 July 2010.
Does the ALAC agree that the following comments should be submitted as the ALAC Statement on this issue? (Statement to be posted)
The Public Consultation on the The New GNSO Policy Development Process - the PDP-WT Initial Report has been extended to 1 August 2010.
A comment on the PDP-WT Interim Report has been prepared commending the PDP-WT and highlighting four issues of particular interest and importance to the ALAC and At-Large.
Does the ALAC agree that these comments should be submitted as the ALAC Statement on this report?
7. At-Large Travel Support (10 mins) Cheryl
a. Draft At-Large Recommendations to Improve ICANN Travel Guidelines - Alan
Following the discussion between ICANN CFO Kevin Wilson and the ExCom and other attendees on Friday afternoon in Brussels, Alan Greenberg drafted a note outlining his recommendations to improve community travel.
Does the ALAC agree that this note be endorsed as an ALAC Statement on this issue?
b. Travel Support for At-Large RALO General Assemblies
The FY11 Operating Plan and Budget as approved 25 June 2010 states: "For the ALAC, during the period 2010–2013, support one General Assembly for each of the five Regional At-Large Organizations (RALOs) held in conjunction with either an ICANN or key regional Internet stakeholder meeting in order to set priorities, develop strategies for improving participation, including capacity-building programs, and increase engagement, such as recruiting new At-Large Structures to achieve the goal of at least one At-Large Structure per country worldwide. These community support activities will contribute to a healthy Internet eco-system."
Does the ALAC wish to support the LACRALO request for travel support to fund their General Assembly?
8. Review of At-Large Policy Advice Development Schedule for Authors and Deadlines (20-25 mins) Carlton and Cheryl
Click here for all currently open public consultations.
a. Does the ALAC wish to prepare statements on the following issues recently opened for under public consultation? Cheryl
- Initial Report on Vertical Integration Between Registrars and Registries (ends 12 August 10)
- Proposed Global Policy for Autonomous System Numbers (ends 13 August 10)
- Accountability & Transparency Review – Community Feedback
- Proposed Changes to the ICANN Bylaws Article XI: Advisory Committees Relating to the Membership of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) (ends 1 August 10)
- Proposed Bylaws Amendment to Add Voting Director from the At-Large Community to the ICANN Board of Directors (ends 31 July 10)
b. Development of Upcoming ALAC Statements
The ExCom has proposed that the RALOs are consulted on the the following Public Consultations. Does the ExCom agree?
i. ccNSO Working Group Paper on Delegation, Redelegation and Retirement of ccTLDs (ends 15 September 2010) Carlton
The ExCom has prepared a draft comment on this issue. (Statement to be posted)
The ExCom has requested that this draft comment be placed on RALO agendas during August 2010. The RALOs should send their comments by 10 September 2010.
ii. New gTLD issues Carlton
New gTLD Program Budget (ended 21 July 10)
The ExCom has requested that these draft statements be commented on by the RALOs. The RALOs should send their comments by 9 August 2010.
c. Meetings for the Next Decade, Stage One Cheryl
ALAC members are reminded to complete this survey by 30 July 2010.
III. Items For Discussion
9. Review of At-Large Candidates for Upcoming Calls for Applictions for Additional Review Teams (10-15 mins) Cheryl
a. Current and Upcoming calls:
i. Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS - Call for Applicants opened 1 June 2010 with a deadline of 6 September 2010. Starting date of first round of reviews, 1 October 2010
ii. Whois policy - Call for applicants opened 1 June 2010 with a deadline of 6 September 2010. Starting date of first round of reviews, 1 October 2010.
iii. Promoting Competition, Consumer Trust and Consumer Choice- Review team to start one year after the entry in operation of the new gTLDs.
b. Update on Number of At-Large Representatives on "SSR of the DNS RT" and "Whois RT"
c. Update on At-Large Applications
10. Accountability and Transparency Review Team: Update and Next Steps - (5 mins) Cheryl
11. Morality and Public Order (MAPO) - (5 mins) Cheryl
a. MAPO Discussion Group
The Chair of the GNSO has called for this group to be a joint ALAC/GNSO/GAC discussion group. Increased At-Large/ALAC involvement is requested.
Mailing list archives: http://forum.icann.org/lists/soac-mapo/
Mailing List address:
Items are posted on: http://gnso.icann.org/mailing-lists/index.htm
b. MAPO and Terrorism Issue
Development of an At-Large Statement by 7-10 August.
12. Planning of Future Beginner's Guides (5-7 mins) Cheryl In addition to the nearly completed "Beginner's Guide to the DNS", which other topics does the ALAC believe would be of interest to the At-Large Community? The following topics are proposed:
- Beginner's Guide to IDNs (including IDN ccTLDs, IDN gTLDs, IDN A-Protocol)
- Beginner's Guide to the DNS and Internet Security
- Beginner's Guide to the New gTLDs
- Beginner's Guide to Whois
- Beginner's Guide to Rights of Registrars
- Beginner's Guide IPv4 Distribution
13. Any Other Business - (5-10 mins) Cheryl