Re: [ga] WLS, GA, ALSO and ICANN
i seen to remember that in more then one posting i attacked the legality of
the WLS proposal
for instance : http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/ga/Arc09/msg00231.html
since everything or most to do with domains / ip's has to do with registrars,
resellers, isps, that is likely to be the largest participant group on the
ICANN as a whole has specific intrest, had you not stopped reading you might
have found several postings on the topic.
Thomas's summary is a good thing but alas not really complete. I suggest you
check the archives
On Tuesday 22 January 2002 12:19 pm, Jefsey Morfin wrote:
> I gave up reading the GA for a while. Reading Thomas' report and some
> different mails the feeling I have (please correct me if I am wrong) is a
> total change of nature of the ICANN into something new.
> 1. the GA seems to be mostly discussing registrars industry.
> 2. the discussion over the WLS is purely registrar/reseller oriented, no
> one questioning first the legality of the WLS proposition, and its legal
> consequences and consistency.
> 3. the positions over the ALSO are oriented towards stakeholders concerns
> not towards ICANN long term stability interests. Also it is purely naming
> problems oriented. It totally forgets the IANA mission.
> I only hope the BoD either disregards all this or acknowledges the ICANN is
> now the official Verisign reseller association and transfers the IANA
> functions to the TLDA, the ITU/T, EDIFACT, the Pope, the RedCross or the
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