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公众意见:ALAC 评审的中期报告

ALAC 评审工作组 (WG) 已经发布了 中期咨询报告 [PDF,537K],以便与 ICANN 社群讨论。

继 Westlake Consulting 进行的一般会员咨询委员会独立评审发布之后,这份初步报告就所评审问题表达了 WG 的“初步思考”。报告所依据的是 WG 在巴黎会议上向 ICANN 社群的咨询结果,该咨询工作是通过网上意见论坛和与 ICANN 社群中各类团体进行的会议完成的。报告附录中包含了咨询总结。

现在,WG 发布此中期咨询报告,以使 ICANN 社群和员工在早期思考阶段就进行讨论。非常欢迎对本文进行评论,WG 鼓励所有感兴趣的人在 ICANN 开罗会议期间参加研讨会及/或在 公众意见论坛上发表评论


在今后几个月内,WG 将继续向社群咨询,并计划在 2009 年初的墨西哥会议上发布最终建议供讨论。


可在 找到更多关于 ALAC 评审的详细信息。

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