Minutes | Meeting of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC) | 13 December 2022

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

BAMC Member Apologies: Edmon Chung

Other Board Member Attendees: Manal Ismail

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 – The Committee continued its discussion and evaluation of the merits of the interested 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. The Committee also discussed possible options for next steps in its evaluation and asked ICANN org to provide additional information regarding the options.

    • Action: ICANN org to provide additional information regarding the options for next steps in the BAMC's evaluation.
  2. Revisions to the ICANN Documentary Information Disclosure Policy (DIDP) – The Committee considered the proposed revisions to the DIDP as part of the implementation work of the Board-approved Cross-Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability Work Stream 2's recommendations on revisions to the DIDP, including the revisions made by ICANN org to reflect the Committee's discussion at the last meeting. Following discussion, the Committee approved a recommendation to the Board to approve the revised DIDP.

    • Action: ICANN org to prepare the relevant materials for Board consideration.
  3. Update re Establishment of the Independent Review Process (IRP) Standing Panel – The BAMC received a status update on the work to establish the IRP Standing Panel.

Published on 10 January 2023