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[council] GNSO Council resolutions 9 August 2007

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  • Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 16:45:19 +0200
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[To: council[at]gnso.icann.org]

Dear Council members,

Ahead of the full minutes, please find the resolutions that were passed
at the GNSO Council meeting on 9 August 2007.

Resolution 1
The GNSO Council supports the recommendations, as a whole, as set out in
the Final Report of the Policies for Contractual Conditions Existing
Registries, PDP Feb 06 going forward.

The motion carried with a supermajority vote as defined in the ICANN bylaws, section 16

Vote in favour: Philip Sheppard, Mike Rodenbaugh, Bilal Beiram, Ute
Decker, Cyril Chua, Tony Harris, Greg Ruth, Norbert Klein, Mawaki
Chango, Avri Doria (each holding one vote), Tom Keller, Adrian Kinderis,
Ross Rader (each holding 2 votes)
Total number of votes in favour 16

Vote against: Chuck Gomes (holding 2 votes)
Total number of votes against 2

Council members absent who did not vote: Tony Holmes, Robin Gross, Cary
Karp, Edmon Chung, Jon Bing, Sophia Bekele.

Resolution 2
The GNSO Council directs the WHOIS working group to close on 20 August
2007 and Council expects to receive the group's Final Report on 23
August 2007 for discussion at a GNSO Council meeting on 30 August 2007.

Resolution passed unanimously

Resolution 3
The GNSO Council redirects the small ad hoc group on domain name tasting to complete its work and deliver its report to the Council by 4 October
2007 for consideration at the GNSO Council meeting on 11 October 2007.
In extending the mandate the Council would like to specify that 'small'
in this instance, is defined as, at most 2 representatives from among
each of the constituencies, the Nominating Committee appointees and the
Advisory Committees.

Resolution passed unanimously

Resolution 4
The Council would like to introduce a system of proxy voting.
Council requests the ICANN General Counsel to confirm EITHER that this
is possible under the current by-laws or if not advise what by-law
change(s) would be needed to enable it.
In considering this request the Council asks the ICANN General Counsel
to consider implications of recusal when using a proxy.

Resolution passed unanimously

Let me know if you have any questions or would like any changes made.
Thank you.
Kind regards.

Glen de Saint Géry
GNSO Secretariat - ICANN

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