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Re: Utter incompatance was:Re: [ga] So far, 28 poll answers logged

David and all,

  It also seems that this "Incompetence Virus" is a very virile and
little bug.  It has spread to nearly all of the DNSO Constituencies as most
of them are relatively inactive presently, with the exception of the IDNO.
The DNSO and the ICANN Board are terribly infected by this Virus.

Dnsipv6@aol.com wrote:

> Roberto and everybody else,
>   You know very well Roberto that the ICANN Bylaws specifically
> state that the ICANN Board must accept the recommendations of the
> DNSO, that is why it is called the Domain Name supporting organization
> after all.  Please don't purposefully mislead members of this list in this
> manner.  If indeed you are not doing so than you have displayed
> clearly that you have a very poor grasp as to what is in the ICANN
> Bylaws...
> David "Dude" Jenson
> INEGRoup-East Director
> In a message dated 1/24/00 10:20:48 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> roberto.gaetano@voila.fr writes:
> << Kent,
>  You wrote:
>  >
>  >Good point.  The votebot is really intended for formal votes, and for
>  >that reason it may never be appropriate for the GA, since according to
>  >the bylaws the GA is not a decision making body.
>  >
>  I disagree.
>  We have to distinguish between the fact of conducting a vote and how
>  binding the result of the vote will be for "third parties".
>  Even if the Bylaws do not assign formal decisional power to the GA, we
>  cannot assume that there will never be a "delegated" power to the GA for
>   decision making and/or that the "decisions" of the GA will not have a
>  political impact on the NC and/or other decisional instances of ICANN.
>  To be clear, under the current circumstances, a handful of people
>  expressing an opinion on a subject could hardly be seen as an event that
>   can affect ICANN decisions in any way, so I agree with you in this case
>  , the voting procedure is a red herring.
>  OTOH, should the GA have a membership of the order of the thousands
>  (just an example), it would be irresponsible not to have peocedures that
>   ensure proper voting because even a simple opinion poll may have heavy
>  political ripercussions.
>  >
>  >The votebot will show current results any time you send it a tally
>  >command.  I also added a web template that will show the current state
>  >of the vote a while back.
>  >
>  In this case, I stand corrected.
>  >[...]
>  Regards
>  Roberto
>   >>


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