[At-Large] At-Large in latest ICANN Policy update

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Thu Dec 15 07:29:03 UTC 2011

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12. At-Large Advisory Committee Continues Exceptional Pace of Policy
Statements At a Glance

*The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) continued its exceptional pace of
preparing statements in response to ICANN public comments submitting three
during November 2011. The ALAC ratified statements on the Draft 2012-2015
Strategic Plan, the Variant Issues Project case studies and on the Draft
Final Report of the Internationalized Registration Data Working Group. With
the adoption of these three policy statements during November 2011, the
number of ALAC statements for the year to date totals a record 35. The ALAC
is preparing several additional statements during December.*
Recent Developments

The ALAC statements submitted in November are:

   - ALAC Statement on the Community Input on Draft 2012-2015
Strategic Plan<http://www.atlarge.icann.org/correspondence/correspondence-3-25nov11-en.htm>
   - ALAC Statement on the Variant Issues Project Case
   - ALAC Statement on the Draft Final Report of the Internationalized
   Registration Data Working

More Information

   - All ALAC statements may be viewed on the At-Large Correspondence

Staff Contact

Heidi Ullrich <heidi.ullrich at icann.org>, Director for At-Large
13. At-Large Community Expands to 138 At-Large Structures At a Glance

*The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) recently certified two
organizations as At-Large Structures (ALSes): Together against Cybercrime
(TaC) and the Internet Society Costa Rica Chapter (ISOC – Costa Rica).
These two new ALSes expand the regional diversity of the At-Large
community, which represents thousands of individual Internet end-users.
With the addition of these two new organizations, the number of accredited
ALSes now totals 138.*
Recent Developments

The ALAC has certified Together against Cybercrime and the Internet Society
Costa Rica Chapter as ALSes. The certification process included due
diligence carried out by ICANN staff and regional advice provided by the
European Regional At-Large Organization (EURALO) and the Latin American and
Caribbean Islands Regional At-Large Organization (LACRALO).

Additional information on the new At-Large Structures:

Together against Cybercrime (*Ensemble contre la Cybercriminalité*) is
located in Strasbourg, France. The mission of TaC includes informing
Internet end-users of the dangers of cybercrime, providing support to
end-users for the safe and secure use of new technologies, and serving as a
source of information on cybercrime. This organization will be an ALS
within EURALO.

The Internet Society Costa Rica Chapter (ISOC – Costa Rica) is located in
Heredia, Costa Rica. The organization's members are drawn from various
sectors including government, academic and private. Areas of interest
include Internet governance, IPv6, and DNSSEC. This organization will be an

One of the strengths of the At-Large community is that it incorporates the
views of a set of globally diverse, Internet end-user organizations, or
ALSes, organized within five RALOs. The views of these grassroots
organizations are collected through an internal, bottom-up,
consensus-driven policy development process and find representation in the
official documents of the ALAC.
More Information

   - A complete list of certified and pending
   - Statistical information on global ALS
   - Global map of certified ALSes <http://www.atlarge.icann.org/members>
   - Information on how to join
   - ICANN At-Large web site <http://www.atlarge.icann.org/>

Staff Contact

Silvia Vivanco <silvia.vivanco at icann.org>, Manager, At-Large Regional

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