What is At-Large?
"At-Large" is the name for the community of individual Internet users who participate in the policy development work of ICANN. Currently, more than 100 groups representing the views of individual Internet users are active throughout the world. You can learn more about the community and its activities on this website, as well as how to join and participate in building the future of the worldwide Domain Name System (DNS) and other unique identifiers which every single user of the Internet relies on every time they go online.
ALAC Breaks Previous Year's Record with More Than 50 Policy Statements, Notes in 2012
The At-Large Advisory Committee has broken its 2011 record of 40 Policy Statements and notes of correspondence submitted with an all-time high of 51 in 2012. In addition to the significant growth in the development of policy statements, the ALAC has also increasingly incorporated comments from the five Regional At-Large Organizations and their now 151 At-Large Structures.
The ALAC statements submitted and correspondence sent in December 2012 are:
• ALAC Demarche to ICANN
• ALAC Statement on the IDN Variant TLD Program – Interim Report
Examining the User Experience Implications of Active Variant TLDs
• ALAC Statement on the Expired Registration Recovery Policy
All ALAC statements may be viewed on the At-Large Correspondence page.
See additional information on this topic at: http://www.icann.org/en/resources/policy/update/update-jan13-en.htm#6
At-Large Community Reaches Milestone of More Than 150 At-Large Structures
In January 2013, the ALAC certified three new end-user organizations as At-Large Structures (ALSes), bringing the total to 151, a major milestone for ICANN and the At-Large Community. dotHIV gemeinnutziger e.V (dotHIV), Internet Society - Philippine Chapter (ISOC Philippines) and the Asociacion de Escribanos del Uruguay- AEU (Association of Notary Public Professionals of Uruguay) expand the regional diversity of the At-Large community, which represents thousands of individual Internet end-users.
See additional information on this topic at: http://www.icann.org/en/resources/policy/update/update-jan13-en.htm#5
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