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(22) Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CfM)

9 July 2004

Contact Information

  1. Organization's Name: Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CfM)
  2. Organization's email address: admin@xxxxxx
  3. Organization's phone number (include country/city codes): 03-7805-1800
  4. Organization's address (location and postal address, if different):
    Suite 703, Block A, Kelana Centre Point
    No.3, Jalan Ss7/19
    47301 Petaling Jaya
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
  5. Organization's website (URL) (if available):
  6. Organization's contact for ALS application (email, phone, address):
    Mr Shahrir Saadun
    email : shahrir@xxxxxx
    tel : 019-387-7807


  1. Is your organization constituted so that participation by individual Internet users who are citizens or residents of countries within the Geographic Region in which your organization is based will predominate in your organization's operation?
    CfM is an Independent Voluntary Industrial Body with active membership participation by organizations and not individuals. We do have individual memberships, but they are currently inactive. However, we are in the midst of reviewing this and may soon embark on individual membership. But the crux remains that individuals will not predominate CfM.
  2. Describe your organization's constituents/membership (number, citizenship/location, defining characteristic - e.g. profession for professional societies):
    CfM has 2 forms of membership: a) Ordinary b) Associates
    a) Ordinary: Open to commercial organizations, public interest groups, non-governmental, and institutions of higher learning. Service Providers of the Communications and Multimedia Industry who holds licence/s from the Regulator of the Industry (Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission - MCMC) are strongly encouraged to apply.
    b) Associates: Open to non-MCMC licensed organizations and individuals.
  3. Explain the eligibility requirements (if any) for your organization's constituents/membership (if you provide a written application for admission as a member, you may attach a copy):
    CfM is an organization which specifically looks into the needs and rights of not only the Consumers, but also the Service Providers of this Communications and Multimedia Industry.
  4. In what language/s does your organization conduct its business?
    English and Bahasa Melayu.
  5. Provide support for the statement that your organization is self-supporting (by answering "yes" you confirm that it will not rely on ICANN for funding):
    Yes, CfM will not rely on ICANN for funding.
  6. Describe your organization's structure (e.g. governing and decision-making bodies and processes):
    As per Q7.
  7. Does your organization commit to supporting its individual constituents'/membership's informed participation in ICANN?
    We will commit ourselves to support our members. In fact, by being a member, we hope to attract a larger individual membership participation.
  8. Describe how your organization keeps its constituents/membership informed about, and enables them to participate in, decisions regarding issues of interest:
    As a body that has been entrusted to draft, develop, prepare, amend, modify, preview and update Codes in Malaysia, yes, we do keep our members informed of matters pertaining to the Industry.
  9. Does your organization post on the Internet publicly-accessible, current information about your organization's goals, structure, description of constituent group(s)/membership, working mechanisms, leadership, and contact(s) (if this information currently is available, provide URLs)?
    Kindly access our site at:
  10. Provide information on your organization's leadership (leaders' names, positions, emails):
    Chairman: Mr. K. Chelvakumar

    Vice Chairman: Mr. Muhammad Shaani Abdullah

    Secretary: Ms. Hairunnisa Nasir@Mohd Nasir

    Treasurer: Mr. Mohd Rozaini Mohd Rejab


  1. What is your organization's primary goal or mission (please attach any mission or policy statement for your organization, if in writing, or provide a URL, if posted):
    Kindly read attached pamphlet.
  2. What ICANN-related issues currently are of interest to your organization's constituents/membership:
    Generally all. In particular, none for the moment.
  3. If formed, will your organization commit to assisting the Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) for the region in which your organization is based in performing its function?
    CfM is committed to serve our objectives as stated in our Constitution and found in our pamphlet. We will assist as to best of our objective.


Shahrir Saadun
Head, Secretariat
Communications and Multimedia
Consumer Forum of Malaysia

Status: Withdrawn