ALAC Statement on the Proposed Revised Process for Handling Requests for Removal of Cross-Ownership Restrictions on Operators of Existing gTLDs
Alan Greenberg, ALAC Liaison to the GNSO, composed an initial draft of this Statement [PDF, 415 KB] after discussion of the topic within At-Large and on the related mailing list.
On 3 June 2012, this Statement was circulated to the ALAC on the mailing list and later posted on the At-LargeProposed Revised Process for Handling Requests for Removal of Cross-Ownership Restrictions on Operators of Existing gTLDs Workspace.
On that same day, Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Chair of the ALAC, requested a call for comments on the draft Statement to all At-Large members.
On 6 June 2012, a second version of the Statement incorporating the comments expressed both by email and on the aforementioned workspace was drafted andposted on the aforementioned workspace.
On that same day, the Chair of the ALAC requested that Staff open a five-day ALAC ratification vote on the Statement. The Chair also requested that the Statement be transmitted to the public comment process, copying the ICANN Staff member responsible for this public comment topic, along with a note saying that the document was currently undergoing ALAC ratification with a vote to start shortly.
On 13 June 2012, Staff confirmed that the online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the Statement with 11 votes in favor, 0 votes against, and 1 abstention. You may review the result independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=2494LFg3yzTtUrHpixAmB3SC