ALAC Statement on the Preliminary Issue Report on ‘Thick’ Whois
Alan Greenberg, ALAC Liaison to the GNSO and At-Large member from the North American Regional At-Large Organization (NARALO), originally composed an initial draft of this Statement [PDF, 639 KB] after discussion of the topic within At-Large.
On 20 December 2011, this Statement was posted on the At-Large Preliminary Issue Report on 'Thick' Whois 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 23 December 2011, a second version of the statement incorporating the comments received both by emails and also in the workspace was drafted.
On 24 December 2011, the Chair of the ALAC requested that Staff open a five-day ALAC ratification vote on the revised Statement. The online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the statement with 11 votes in favor, 1 abstention, and 0 votes against. You may review the result independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=2946q4mFgT3m6HfaSf5z7kXV
On 30 December 2011, the Chair of the ALAC requested that the Statement be transmitted to the public comment process, copying the ICANN Staff member responsible for this public comment topic.