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[ga-full] Re: [ga] About GA membership again......
At 11:59 PM 3/22/00 +0100, Roberto Gaetano wrote:
Is there an organizational chart explaining the hierarchy of the various
memberships within ICANN? i.e. something that will easily differentiate the
requirements for membership between a mailing list vs. a constituency vs.
general ICANN membership?
>Bret Fausett wrote:
> >Hasn't it been the case that members of constituencies are also members
> >the General Assembly, by default? Will those membership lists be passed
> >the secretariat or will constituency members have to separately enroll?
> >favor the former.
>In former times we had to build in a hurry the concept of "membership by
> default", because of the need for voting procedures (nominations for
>BoD, for instance).
>In this context, the NC needed to expand the voting body to include not
>only the GA-list, but also the Constituencies (as a matter of fact, the
>WGs as well).
>I personally do not like the concept of "membership by default", and
>much prefere the proactive action of applying for a Membership, as a
>voluntary act, that you have the freedom of doing or not doing,
>accepting the consequences (positive and negative) af your action.
>In other words, you take responsibility for joining, and in the future
>you could not claim that it was done automatically, maybe even without
>you knowing it.
>Furthermore, we may have requirements for membership, that are not
>necerssarily the same for the constituencies mailing lists or WGs (or
>the GA-list, for that matter).
>Last but not least, I have a question: do we check for duplicates, or
>for "real person", or not? In other words, are we going to have
>requirements for membership that are even less restrictive than the
>requirements for subscribing to the Ga mailing list (where we require
>the subscribers to be "real persons", and we challenge duplicates?
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