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[council] JAS

  • To: GNSO Council <council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: [council] JAS
  • From: Stéphane Van Gelder <stephane.vangelder@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 15:29:26 +0100
  • Cc: Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl@xxxxxxx>
  • List-id: council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Sender: owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx


FYI, ALAC Chair Olivier Crépin Leblond has reached out to me to discuss the JAS 

Unofficially, because this has not been ratified by ALAC yet, it is looking 
unlikely that they will accept our modified charter.

Some within ALAC are calling for either the version of the charter that was 
approved by ALAC to be maintained, or for the JAS group to work under 2 
separate charters.

The second option seems surreal to me, and what I communicated to Olivier is 
that I see two ways forward:

1. ALAC and the GNSO sit down together and manage to find common ground on a 
mutually acceptable charter. This does present some complexities for us though, 
as any changes to the charter that we approved during our last teleconference 
meeting would no doubt need a new motion.
2. We both refer the problem to ICANN's general Counsel.

Because we are dealing with a cross community group and these do not really 
have any clearly defined status in ICANN at the moment, this problem is one 
that we may not feel confident to tackle alone, hence my second proposal.

I will keep the Council informed of any further development on this front. 
Also, please note that an update from ALAC on the JAS situation is included in 
the agenda I have drafter for our next meeting. The Council leaders are 
currently working on this draft, which will then be submitted to the Council, 
as usual.



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