[ga-org] Re: Outline of proposed consensus points
Milton and all,
Milton Mueller wrote:
> OUTLINE OF PROPOSED CONSENSUS POINTS
> 1. The Noncommercial Domain Name Holders Constituency
> has a greater stake in the future of ORG than any
> other DNSO constituency.
This is most likely true.
> 2. The Policy Authority for the ORG domain should be a
> new entity formed by members of the NCDNHC.
I don't think this is wise or reasonable...
> 3. We oppose any evictions or refusals to renew names
> currently registered in ORG.
> 4. We favor maintaining the noncommercial identity of
> ORG by revising its marketing and promotion strategies
> to target noncommercial users, and to discourage
> duplicate, pre-emptive registrations by businesses.
Marketing strategies should not be a consideration.
But the rest of this looks fine...
> 5. We consider individuals, households, and
> unincorporated organizations engaged in primarily non-
> commercial forms of expression as an appropriate
> market for ORG.
> 6. ORG should not be given to registrars or registries
> with shareholdings in existing gTLD registries.
A wise precaution.
> 7. ORG must provide a high quality of service to
> organizations and individuals in different time zones
> and different languages. The new entity should be
> geographically diverse.
Agreed, But very difficult to accomplish or implement.
> 8. We favor the creation of new, "clean slate" TLDs
> that can be carefully restricted to specific classes
> of non-profit organizations, but we do not think this
> is an appropriate policy for ORG.
Agreed of course...
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