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  1. Policy Issue Briefs The Policy Issue Briefs below are basic introductions to important areas of Internet policy development that are being addressed by the ICANN community's bottom-up, consensus based, policymaking structure. They are designed to accommodate newcomers to ICANN, as well as ICANN issue veterans who
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  3. "Fast flux" is an evasion technique that cyber-criminals and Internet miscreants use to evade identification and to frustrate law enforcement and anticrime efforts aimed at locating and shutting down web sites used for illegal purposes. Fast flux hosting supports a wide variety of cyber-crime activities (fraud,
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  5. The At-Large Advisory Committee has submitted three statements to the Board of Directors of ICANN. The statements cover: The views of the At-Large community on the improvements proposed to the operations and structure of the GNSO, and the role of the At-Large community in the same; Recommendations of the community
  6. ICANN has previously invited comments or feedback from individuals or organisations wishing to make submissions to Westlake Consulting Limited ('WCL'), in relation to its Independent Review of the At-Large Advisory Committee ('ALAC'). The closing date for such submissions was Friday 18th April. WCL has received a
  7. At-Large Advisory Committee Statement. To the ICANN Board on Public Consultation Related to Development of a Travel Policy To be read in conjunction with the Statement on the Draft Operating Plan for FY 2008-2009, a copy is found (for easy cross reference with this document) in PDF format, from this link. We
  8. ALAC Requests an Issues Report of the GNSO Staff Related to Domain Tasting Date: 8 May 2007 On 8 May 2007, the ALAC Liaison to the GNSO formally notified the Staff of ICANN that ALAC had resolved to request an Issues Report on the practice known as "Domain Tasting". The ability to request an Issues Report is
  9. After a 'Summer Break', the At-Large Newsletter team are back on the case, with new faces and a new look. Welcome to the October Edition! The online edition is available at - we hope you like it - and we want to hear from you so please feel free to
  10. In this issue: Action: THINK YOU CAN DO BETTER? — If you are interested in helping to lead ICANN (or know someone who is) now is the time to apply for a position on ICANN's Board, the ALAC, or a Supporting Organizations' Council. Recommendations and statements of interest are being sought by ICANN's Nominating
  11. Members of the ALAC created a new website -- -- for the At-Large community. It is intended to help inform and encourage a dialogue among members of ICANN's At-Large community about domain name system issues that affect the world's Internet users. At-Large community members are encouraged to
  12. In this issue: Action: More domain names! Fewer domain names! Debate on how ICANN should allow the worldwide Internet community to create and operate new top-level domains continues. Where do you stand? Action: ICANN vs. VeriSign -- round two. A revised proposed settlement for the ICANN/VeriSign lawsuits has been
  13. Input Requested on: the introduction of new gTLDs (deadline extended to 31 Janary 2006) review of sTLDs (before 4 February 2006) Introduction of New gTLDs (generic top level domains) ICANN is creating a process for introducing new generic top level domain names (gTLDs) and the ALAC needs the At-Large
  14. ICANN's Board unanimously adopted a resolution <> on 4 December 2005 which changed the bylaws to reduce the number of votes required to certify or decertify groups as "At-Large Structures." The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) recommended that the
  15. Proposed ICANN/VeriSign Settlement Agreement Background ICANN has reached an agreement to end all pending litigation over its long-standing dispute with VeriSign. The settlement agreement documents have been posted for public comment <> and are