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ALAC Statement on Proposed VeriSign Domain Name Exchange Service

Date: 
11 May 2010

Alan Greenberg, Vice-Chair of the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC), drafted the attached ALAC Statement [PDF, 112 KB] on the proposed VeriSign Domain Name Exchange Service. Details on this proposal can be found in VeriSign’s request form at http://www.icann.org/en/registries/rsep/verisign-dnex-05apr10-en.pdf [PDF, 24 KB].

On April 14th 2010, Alan submitted the document to the public comment forum on registry services along with a note saying that an ALAC vote to officially endorse the Statement was scheduled to start shortly.

On April 19th, the Chair of the ALAC asked the Staff to start a five-day online vote on the ALAC Statement on the proposed VeriSign Domain Name Exchange Service. Alan Greenberg sent a second note to the public comment forum on April 20 th announcing that the vote had reached quorum and that the ALAC had endorsed the Statement.

The online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the Statement with a 14-0 vote. You may review the result independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=A5KYRPm8FdwEz4hQaZZm

On May 11th 2010, the Statement was transmitted to the ICANN Board of Directors.