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Re: [ga] just what work is the GA supposed to be doing?
Jeff and all DNSO'ers,
Well said Jeff! Kudos here! And Kudos on the Network World Article
as well. A very well done indeed!
Jeff Williams wrote:
> Harald and all,
> Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
> > At 12:35 17.01.00 -0500, Javier Rodriguez wrote:
> > >Many times, I am saying that ICANN is a new world order, is the born of the
> > >new era, is the begining of the new world wide goverment... the ones that want
> > >to hear can hear ;-)
> > <<<not really relevant to the subject matter at hand>>>
> > in my humble opinion, tryhing to make ICANN into the beginning of a new
> > world wide government will seriously interfere with its ability to
> > competently manage the address space and name space of the Internet.
> Agreed in part. With the current ICANN Board outnumbering it's
> own staff, it is hard to imagine that it performing either function. With
> a Board that has shown it's incompetence already on technical policy
> matters it is also hard to imagine it managing much of anything in any
> "Stable" manner.
> > The lessons we learn from trying to "govern" ICANN may be useful in
> > building other entities of larger scope - but trying to make a world
> > government from ICANN is likely to leave us without a world government
> > *and* without a functioning ICANN.
> ICANN should be a policy making body dedicated to issues dealing with
> the technical issues of the central or basic areas of the internet. Those
> are DNS, IP addresses, and protocol's. Nothing more. Making a
> "Social Experiment" out of ICANN and it's now divisive Supporting
> Organizations is and exercise in futility.
> > Harald
> > --
> > Harald Tveit Alvestrand, EDB Maxware, Norway
> > Harald.Alvestrand@edb.maxware.no
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