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  1. In recent weeks, the At Large Advisory Committee ("ALAC") has been pleased to provide comments, both in writing and at the Mar del Plata meeting, to the ICANN Board and staff about the .NET process and the Telcordia report. While the ALAC does not make any recommendation to ICANN about which registry operator
  2. Sunday, 3 April 2005 Mar del Plata , Argentina ICANN's At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) invites all interested individuals to attend the Latin America/Caribbean At-Large Users Workshop on Sunday, 3 April from 14:00 – 17:00, at the Sheraton Mar del Plata, to advance the interests of the region’s individual
  3. In this issue: INTERNET USERS WELCOME AT ICANN/AT-LARGE LATIN AMERICA MEETING - ICANN's meeting in Mar del Plata, Argentina, will commence on Sunday 3 April 2005 with an ICANN Orientation and Luncheon 9:00 - 13:30, immediately followed by an At-Large meeting with end-users from the Latin America/Caribbean region
  4. ICANN's Interim At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) has selected five volunteers from five different regions of the world to serve as members of ICANN’s 2005 Nominating Committee (NomCom). The NomCom will appoint members of ICANN's Board of Directors, the GNSO Council, the ccNSO Council, and the ALAC. The 2005
  5. ICANN’s Board of Directors appointed Annette Muehlberg from Germany and John Levine from the U.S.A to ICANN's Interim At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) to fill European and North American region vacancies. Concurrently, the ALAC appointed Bret Fausett as the At-Large liaison to the GNSO Council. The ALAC
  6. In this issue: FUTURE DIRECTION OF ICANN – Opportunities to influence ICANN’s long-term strategic plan are available in February, by submitting comments on-line and by attending a meeting on the strategic plan in Amsterdam. Two months ago, ICANN released for public comment a draft three-year “ICANN Strategic
  7. In this issue: AT-LARGE DELEGATES NEEDED FOR ICANN 2005 NOMINATING COMMITTEE – The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is seeking recommendations/volunteers for delegates to ICANN's 2005 Nominating Committee (NomCom), which will select individuals to serve on ICANN's Board and in other leadership positions.
  8. The At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is seeking recommendations/volunteers for delegates to ICANN's 2005 Nominating Committee (NomCom), which selects individuals to serve on ICANN's Board and in other leadership positions. At-Large delegates will fill five seats on the NomCom. NomCom information is posted at
  9. **Individuals from these regions interested in serving on the ALAC are encouraged to contact the Committee by 30 November 2004.** Two original members of the Interim At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) will be stepping down to pursue other endeavors – Esther Dyson from North America, and Thomas Roessler from
  10. In this issue: ALAC WELCOMES NEW, RETURNING MEMBERS ICANNs Nominating Committee selected Jean Armour Polly, from the U.S.A., for the At-Large Advisory Committees open North America seat, and re-appointed ALAC member Roberto Gaetano, from Italy, to serve for another term as a European representative on the ALAC.
  11. In this issue: STRATEGY FOR NEW TLDs – ICANN recently posted an Initial Version of New gTLD Implementation Strategy for public comment. The report states that ICANN “is committed to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for selecting new gTLDs using predictable, straightforward, transparent, and
  12. This document represents the contribution of ICANN’s At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) to the “Consultations on the Establishment of the Working Group on Internet Governance” to be held in Geneva on September 20-21, 2004. Nature and Scope of Internet Governance We think that the scope of “Internet Governance”
  13. The Internet Society Congo & the Internet Users Network (Tokyo) On 8 September 2004, two more organizations were certified as "At-Large Structures" by ICANN's At-Large Advisory Committee: the Internet Society Congo (based in the Democratic Republic of Congo), and the Internet Users Network ( Tokyo) (based in
  14. EVALUATION OF NEW TLDs – ICANN just posted an evaluation of the process used to select the seven new top-level domains (TLDs): .aero, .biz, .coop, .info, .museum, .name and .pro. The selection of these TLDs in November 2000 was the first effort to expand the domain name system (DNS) since the 1980s (other than by
  15. In this issue: CANDIDATES SOUGHT FOR ICANN LEADERSHIP POSTS – If you (or a member of your group) are interested in serving in a leadership position in ICANN, or would like to recommend someone for a position, ICANN's Nominating Committee is seeking recommendations and statements of interest by 25 August 2004. The