ALAC Statement on the Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Variant Issues Project (VIP) Proposed Project Plan for Next Steps
Rinalia Abdul Rahim,At-Large Advisory Committee member (ALAC) from the Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization (APRALO) and member of the ALAC Executive Committee, originally composed a draft of this Statement [PDF, 597 KB] after extensive discussion of the topic:
- Within the At-Large Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Working Group before the ICANN Costa Rica meeting;
- In a meeting of the At-Large IDN working group with the Variants Issues Project (VIP) Team at the 43rd ICANN Public Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica meeting; and
- On several At-Large conference calls both before and after the 43rd ICANN Public Meeting in San Jose, Costa Rica meeting.
On 11 April 2012, a draft of the Statement was posted on the At-Large IDN Variant Issues Project – Proposed Project Plan for Next Steps Workspace. On that same day, Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Chair of the ALAC, requested At-Large Staff to send a seven-day Call for Comments on the draft Statement to all At-Large members via the ALAC-Announce Mailing List.
On 19 April 2012, the Chair of the ALAC requested that Staff open a five-day ALAC ratification vote on the Statement.
On 28 April 2012, At-Large Staff confirmed that the online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the Statement with 13 votes in favor, 0 votes against, and 0 abstentions. You may review the result independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=2380DABIxjwb9L3BJ5x2YYhZ