Re: [ga] MP3 technical failure - Another "Load"
I am unwilling to post my phone number on this list. However, Danny Younger
has my number and it can be found on my firm's web site (which I will
apologize in advance for b/c it is slightly pathetic). The URL is
J. Scott Evans
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Williams" <email@example.com>
To: "Sotiris Sotiropoulos" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "Cade,Marilyn S - LGA" <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
<email@example.com>; "Stuart Lynn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "icann board address"
Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 9:59 PM
Subject: Re: [ga] MP3 technical failure - Another "Load"
> Sotiris, Marilyn and all assembly members,
> I have to agree again with Sotiris to a very great degree. However
> Sotiris made a slight mistake at the end of his reply below by
> asking one of the same "Spinmiesters" that have created the mess
> in part how to proceed from here. That is an invite to more
> spinmistering and non-productive nonsense or further damage
> to stakeholders... So just asking for more brown fecal
> matter to be added to the existing "Load" is not what
> I hope you had in mind Sotiris..
> BTW Marilyn and Scott still awaiting your phone call or
> real contact phone number, per your offers... ???
> Sotiris Sotiropoulos wrote:
> > "Cade,Marilyn S - LGA" wrote:
> > >
> > > I understand "both". .....and I know that in order to move ahead,
> > > Thomas and Alex and you, and others in the GA will need to be engaged.
> > Ok Marilyn, let's have a hear to heart.
> > It is frustrating to hear that our input is desired and to
> > _know_ that heretofore our input has been glossed over and
> > completely ignored. To ask a question and get spin in
> > return is enough to test anyone's patience, and these fora
> > are replete with just such instances of non
> > communication. Many of us are simply tired of knocking on
> > the deaf person's door...
> > > I agree that ICANN has significant problems/challenges. It's not easy
> > > heard or to be effective... however, I attended an ITU Plenipot;
> > > OECD meetings, WIPO meetings....,many meetings of Parliaments and of
> > > Congress...... After that, I can't envision a governmental approach to
> > > management of these issues which moves quickly, provides broad
> > > development and is above nationalist perspectives. avoids government
> > > encroachment into technical issues of the Internet.
> > You make a good point here. I too would hate to see
> > governments in charge, but with the prevailing US
> > corporate and DoC stranglehold over all things ICANN, it's
> > pretty difficult to see a difference between the frying
> > pan or the fire, so to speak.
> > >
> > > I know that many think their voice isn't heard at ICANN - some would
> > > amazed that the business community complains about the same issue....
> > > but...here's our common challenge:
> > >
> > > --in multi lateral organizations, only governments have a voice. You
> > > not think ICANN is much better, but I hope you will give it a further
> > > chance. You can always devolve to governmental oversight.
> > > And you can work now to make it better.
> > Many of us have been trying to do so for four years. Case
> > in point: At the request of others, I assumed the Chair of
> > the WG Review when Greg Burton did his deed and
> > mysteriously dropped out, we went on to produce a document
> > that was not even mentioned on the DNSO web site and was
> > clearly ignored by all of you in the NC. Instead, Theresa
> > Swineheart misrepresented the "public input" from the only
> > WG to ever produce 2! reports... Since that time nothing
> > has changed in ICANN's methodologies -i.e. give token lip
> > service to public input and spin whatever angle you
> > please, citing the thousands of postings on the GA list as
> > credible input that has been taken into account. When
> > this changes, perhaps many of us will take it upon
> > ourselves to start working to "make it better". So, how
> > do you suggest we proceed?
> > --
> > Sincerely,
> > Sotiris Sotiropoulos
> > Hermes Network Inc.
> > Toronto, Canada
> > ----
> > direct: 416.422.1034
> > icq: 34564103
> Jeffrey A. Williams
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