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Re: [council] Draft minutes from today NC telecon October 5th,1999
"The NC feels obliged" or "The NC considers that it has an
As you say - not a legal requirement
Date sent: Wed, 06 Oct 1999 11:18:36 +0900
From: Richard Lindsay <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [council] Draft minutes from today NC telecon October 5th,1999
To: Joe Sims <Joe_Sims@jonesday.com>
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> I believe the term should be - obligated by "a desire to support
> transparent process and remote participation" rather than
> "law". We should change the wording although I am sure there is
> a more simple phrase that what my brain has come up with...
> NC members, am I correct in this assumption?
> > Query: what is the basis for the statement that NC is legally obligated to
> > webcast?
> > * Schedule of Meetings in LA and technical arrangements
> > Resolved that the constituencies meetings on Monday will not be
> > webcast, but only recorded. Different considerations: cost ($US 8000),
> > time (afternoon in LA is in the middle of night in Europe),
> > practicability (it is almost impossible to have a conference call with
> > large aadience).
> > The NC is obligated by law to webcast, but have no money. There is a
> > reality shock, the DNSO and its institutions are likely to be
> > expensive. Impossible to have international organization,
> > teleconferences, secretariat working 15 hours/day, notes, and support
> > without appropriate budget. The raw estimation is $US 300,000.
> > Furthermore also constituencies need to estimate their budget. Some
> > constituencies would like to share facilities with the DNSO central
> > secretariat, some consider needing full time dedicated secretariat.
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