[At-Large] Notice of Motion: update to ALAC advice on gTLDs

Antony Van Couvering avc at avc.vc
Sun Dec 18 22:45:08 UTC 2011

I know that ALAC was set up to represent the public interest, but I am unaware of any evidence that it does. 

In order to represent the public interest, ALAC must first define what that is.  


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On Dec 18, 2011, at 10:57, "John R. Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

>> Also - I'd like to refute any allegation that the ALAC is "against new
>> gTLDs". I have heard this from a few observers now and this is clearly
>> not the case. In my opinion, the ALAC's duty is to make sure that the
>> launch of the new gTLDs is in the public's interest.
> To the extent that we don't believe that ICANN can create new TLDs (other 
> than the fast track IDNs) in a responsible fashion, I guess we're against 
> new TLDs.
> I think Evan's proposal is excellent, and I hope all ALAC members vote for 
> it.
> R's,
> John
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