ALAC Requests an Issues Report on Post-Expiration Domain Recovery

20 November 2008

Introductory Note

By the ICANN Staff


The At-Large Advisory Committee resolved in its meeting of 14 th October 2008:

ALAC Requests an Issues Report of the GNSO Staff Related to Domain Tasting

8 May 2007

On 8 May 2007, the ALAC Liaison to the GNSO formally notified the Staff of ICANN that ALAC had resolved to request an Issues Report on the practice known as "Domain Tasting".

The ability to request an Issues Report is enshrined in the Bylaws of ICANN, in Annex B [insert hyperlink on phrase "Annex B" to]. This request marks the first occasion that an Issues Report has been requested by any Advisory Committee in ICANN.

ALAC Responds to GNSO WHOIS Hypothesis Working Group Report

14 October 2008

Introductory Note by the ICANN Staff

The original draft of this statement was prepared by ALAC Member Patrick Vande Walle. It was posted for comment by ALAC members in the first instance, in English, on 22 nd September 2008; it may be found at Comments made on the above page have informed Rev1 (this text).

ALAC Report for the 33rd ICANN International Meeting

6 November 2008

Nominations Underway for ALAC Liaisons and Appointments for 2009

4 November 2008

At-Large Schedule for the Cairo ICANN Meeting Online

1 October 2008

The At-Large Community schedule of events is now available online at We hope to see you there!

ALAC Statement on Stakeholder Group Openness

24 September 2008

This statement was originally drafted by A Greenberg and submitted to the ALAC on its public working list on 10th September 2008. The statement was then discussed and without objection A Greenberg moved for a vote on 13th September 2008. S Bachollet seconded the motion.The vote opened on 17th September 2008 and closed on 24th September 2008.The motion was carried by 9-0-0. The results of the vote may be viewed online at

Multilingual Mailing Lists – Automagically!

13 October 2008

As a part of ICANN’s commitment to greater access to the work of the community by non-English speakers, an effort to create a reliable, automated way to provide machine translated email lists has been under development for some time now. An interface was designed and created from scratch through a collaborative effort of the At-Large staff and ICANN IT’s Kent Crispin, with support and input from the ICANN Translation Committee; the interface has undergone extensive testing and is now entering production use.

ALAC Releases Reports on ALAC, Liaison Performance - an ICANN Community First

20 August 2008

In Autumn 2007, the ALAC adopted Rules of Procedure that included performance obligations, both qualitative and quantitative, for members of the ALAC and the liaisons that the ALAC appoints. These were intended to help ensure that the At-Large community had a means of measuring the performance of their leaders and improving their accountability and the transparency of the community as a whole.

ALAC Provides Comments to the Consultation on the ALAC Review Final Report

14 September 2008

As a part of ongoing consultations between the At-Large community and the At-Large Review Working Group established by the Board of Directors, the attached report was transmitted by the ALAC as part of the public consultation on the Final Report of the Independent Reviewers of the ALAC.The report provides a synthesis of the views of the At-Large community worldwide.

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