ALAC Statement on the Draft Recommendations Overall Policy for the Selection of IDN ccTLD Strings
Rinalia Abdul Rahim, At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) member from the Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) and ALAC Executive Committee member, composed an initial draft of this Statement [PDF, 422 KB] after discussion of the topic within At-Large and on the Mailing Lists.
On 28 September 2012, this Statement was posted on the At-Large Draft Recommendations Overall Policy for the Selection of IDN ccTLD Strings Workspace.
The draft was then discussed on the At-Large IDN Working Group Mailing List.
On 2 November 2012, a version incorporating the comments received was posted and Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Chair of the ALAC, requested that Staff open a five-day ALAC ratification on the Statement.
On 10 November 2012, Staff confirmed that the online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the Statement with 14 votes in favor, 0 votes against, and 0 abstentions. You may review the result independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=2734jb2TJX9rN8xEfTtp2mj2
The Chair then requested that the Statement be transmitted to the Public Comment process, copying the ICANN Staff member responsible for this Public Comment topic.