Re: [council] ALAC statement on the approval of the .com agreement
LOL. Thanks Alan.
Stéphane Van Gelder
Directeur Général / General manager
INDOM Group NBT France
Head of Domain Operations
Le 28 juin 2012 à 15:08, Alan Greenberg a écrit :
> There is indeed more than a passing similarity between the two. And
> deliberately so. I hope you don't object to the two groups agreeing on
> At 28/06/2012 08:22 AM, Stéphane Van Gelder wrote:
>> Isn't that our statement Alan?
>> Stéphane Van Gelder
>> Directeur Général / General manager
>> INDOM Group NBT France
>> Head of Domain Operations
>> Group NBT
>> Le 28 juin 2012 à 12:40, Alan Greenberg a écrit :
>> > The statement now approved by ALAC is as follows:
>> > The At-Large Advisory Committee wishes to express its disappointment with
>> > the Board's decision to meet in a closed session on Saturday 23 June to
>> > adopt the draft .com renewal agreement:
>> > http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/resolutions-23jun12-en.htm#2.
>> > ICANN staff had placed this topic on the Thursday 28 June public forum
>> > agenda some time ago, and the .com renewal item remains on the public
>> > forum topic list. Although we were aware that the .com agreement was on
>> > the Board's agenda, we were not aware of the intent to approve the
>> > agreement at its closed session.
>> > This comment is not with regard to the merits of the Board's action nor on
>> > the content of the .com agreement. The process followed by the Board is
>> > objectionable at a time when ICANN is subject to increased scrutiny. To
>> > give the impression that the Board is interested in additional community
>> > comment but then make a decision five days earlier is not appropriate. It
>> > is imperative that the Board hold itself to the highest standards of
>> > transparency and accountability that it is mandated to uphold.