Date:10 February 2006
Application for "At-Large Structure" (ALS) Designation
netzwerk neue medien (nnm)
- Organization's Name: netzwerk neue medien (nnm) - network new media (nnm)
- Organization's email address: markus@xxxxxx
- Organization's phone number (include country/city codes): +49 30 2887 3601
Organization's address (location and postal address, if different):
Tucholskystr. 48, 10117 Berlin, Germany
- Organization's website (URL) (if available): www.nnm-ev.de
Organization's contact for ALS application (email, phone, address):
markus@xxxxxx, +49 30 2887 3601, Tucholskystr. 48, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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?
Describe your organization's constituents/membership (number, citizenship/location, defining characteristic - e.g. profession for professional societies):
63, Germans and other European Countries members, a network of internet related: scientists, business people, consumer rights advocates and journalists.
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):
members agree on serving and advocating digital civil and consumer rights
In what language/s does your organization conduct its business?
German and from case to case in English
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):
Describe your organization's structure (e.g. governing and decision-making bodies and processes):
annual general meeting by all members, elected board and two chairs - all correspondence by mailing lists.
Does your organization commit to supporting its individual constituents'/membership's informed participation in ICANN?
Describe how your organization keeps its constituents/membership informed about, and enables them to participate in, decisions regarding issues of interest:
see above Nr. 12: annual general meeting by all members, mailing lists, website, wikis
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)?
Provide information on your organization's leadership (leaders' names, positions, emails):
Markus Beckedahl, co-chair, markus@xxxxxx
Annette Muehlberg, co-chair, annette@xxxxxx
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):
The purpose of the network new media e.V. is, to strengthen the public discussion about the socio-political aspects of the new media and to promote the preservation and establishment of civil rights in the information society. (See: www.nnm-ev.de and www.nnm-ev.de/wer/index.html)
What ICANN-related issues currently are of interest to your organization's constituents/membership:
Several: e.g., outreach work to give internet user's interest a voice in ICANN, policy for the introduction of new gTLDs.
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?
Markus Beckedahl, Annette Muehlberg (chairs of the network new media)
Step VII - Certified as At-Large Structure