ALAC Statement on the Draft Advice Letter on Consumer Trust, Consumer Choice, and Competition
Wolf Ludwig, Chair of the European Regional At-Large Organization (EURALO) and Yrjö Länsipuro, At-Large member from the EURALO Region, originally composed this Statement [PDF, 426 KB] after discussion of the topic on the mailing lists and at the ICANN 43rd Public Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica.
On 9 April 2012, a draft of the Statement was posted on the At-Large Draft AdviceLetter on Consumer Trust, Consumer Choice, and Competition Workspace. On that same day, Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Chair of the ALAC, requested At-Large Staff to send a three-day call for comments on the draft Statement to all At-Large members via the ALAC-Announce Mailing List.
On 16 April 2012, the Chair of the ALAC requested that Staff open a five-day ALAC ratification on the Statement. The Chair also requested that the Statement be transmitted to the public comment process, copying the ICANN Staff member responsible for thispublic comment topic, along with a note saying that the document was currently undergoing ALAC ratification with a vote to start shortly.
On 24 April 2012, the online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the statement with 13 votes in favor, 0 against, and 1 abstention. The results may be reviewed independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=29046WPCCp52a7KukMpSyeUi