[council] ICANN Board resolutions from Saturday 13 Oct 2012
Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Tue Oct 16 20:56:54 UTC 2012
See below for outcomes of the Board meeting on Saturday on 13 Oct 2012.
1. Consent Agenda:
Resolved, the following resolutions in this Consent Agenda are approved:
a. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes
Resolved (2012.10.13.01), the Board approves the minutes of the 3 October 2012 ICANN Board Meeting.
b. Acknowledgment of Receipt and Thank You for SAC056 Advisory on Impacts of Content Blocking via the Domain Name System to the ICANN Board.
Whereas, on 9 October 2012, the Security & Stability Advisory Committee forward the SSAC Advisory: SAC056: SSAC Advisory on Impacts of Content Blocking via the Domain Name System to the ICANN Board.
Whereas, the ICANN Board acknowledges that blocking using the DNS can cause collateral damage or unintended consequences with limited or no remedies available to affected parties.
Resolved (2012.10.13.02), the ICANN Board acknowledges receipt of SAC056 and thanks the SSAC for their work in preparing this Advisory for the ICANN community.
c. Revisions to Board Governance Committee Charter
Whereas, the Charter of the Board Governance Committee required changes to remain factually accurate and the BGC recommends the Board to approve the changes.
Resolved (2012.10.13.03), the Board approves the revised Board Governance Committee Charter.
2. Main Agenda:
a. Approval of Proposed .Name Renewal Registry Agreement
Whereas, on 3 July 2012 ICANN commenced a public comment period <http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment/name-renewal-2012-03jul12-en.htm> on a proposed agreement for renewal of the 2007 .name Registry Agreement <http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries/name/agreement-15aug07-en.htm>.
Whereas, the proposed .name renewal Registry Agreement includes modified provisions to bring the .name Registry Agreement into line with other comparable agreements.
Whereas, the public comment forum on the proposed agreement closed on 23 August 2012, with ICANN receiving three comments; a summary and analysis of the comments was provided to the Board.
The Board has determined that no revisions to the proposed .name renewal Registry Agreement are needed after taking the comments into account.
Whereas, the proposed .name renewal Registry Agreement includes significant improvements as compared to the current .name Registry Agreement.
Resolved (2012.10.13.04), the proposed .name renewal Registry Agreement is approved, and the President and CEO and the General Counsel are authorized to take such actions as appropriate to implement the agreement.
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