Minutes | Meeting of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC) | 10 November 2022

BAMC Attendees: Alan Barrett, Becky Burr, Edmon Chung, Sarah Deutsch, Patricio Poblete, León Sánchez (Chair), and Katrina Sataki

ICANN organization Attendees: Franco Carrasco (Board Operations Specialist), Casandra Furey (Associate General Counsel), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), Elizabeth Le (Associate General Counsel), and Amy Stathos (Deputy General Counsel)

The following is a summary of discussions, actions taken, and actions identified:

  1. Discussion re .WEB – At the Board's request, the Committee discussed and evaluated the briefing materials submitted by the interested parties and the claims and merits of the parties' arguments concerning the allegations relating to the Domain Acquisition Agreement between Nu Dotco LLC and Verisign, Inc. and the allegations relating to Afilias Domains No. 3 Ltd.'s (now Altanovo Domains Limited) conduct during the Auction Blackout Period of the .WEB Auction. Edmon Chung recused himself from consideration of the matter due to a conflict of interest and left the meeting.

    • Action: ICANN to consider the Committee's discussion and questions and bring back to the Committee for further consideration.
  2. AOB

    • The BAMC received an update on Reconsideration Request 22-5 on the merits. The Committee noted that it has approved online a recommendation on the merits subject to some revisions. Once revised, the recommendation will be published, and the requestor will be notified of the BAMC's recommendation. The requestor will then have 15 days to submit a rebuttal under the reconsideration process before the matter is submitted to the Board for consideration.
    • The BAMC received an update on the .HOTEL independent review process matter.

Published on 10 January 2023