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RE: [registrars] Interim Report of the New TLD Evaluation Process Planning Task Force


Roberto from Interdomain is serving on this task force.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-registrars@dnso.org [mailto:owner-registrars@dnso.org]On
> Behalf Of Ross Wm. Rader
> Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 10:57 AM
> To: Registrars@Dnso. Org
> Subject: [registrars] Interim Report of the New TLD Evaluation Process
> Planning Task Force
> As I mentioned earlier this week, the Registrar Constituency does not have
> any representation on this task force. This means that we will not have a
> voice in their deliberations unless we formally file a statement
> of position
> with the task force. The TF has filed an interim report that specifically
> requests input on specific questions from affected stakeholders.
> Accordingly, we are presented with a very defined mechanism for ensuring
> that our views are presented to the TF in an appropriate manner that will,
> at least, assist their deliberations.
> I would like to propose that we take immediate action to ensure that our
> voice is heard on this very important issue.
> Proposal:
> 1. That the ExComm strike a working group and appoint a chairperson to
> moderate the work.
> 2. That the working group be tasked with creating a draft
> proposal outlining
> a proposed statement to the TF concerning the items under consideration by
> this TF.
> 3. That a constituency vote be held on the draft proposal in order to
> determine whether or not the proposal reflects the wishes of the
> constituency or whether it requires further work.
> 4. That when the constituency has agreed, by vote (multiple votes if
> required) on a common position, that our ExComm formally communicate this
> position to the TF.
> If there is no disagreement within the constituency, I would
> further propose
> that the ExComm take immediate action to put this proposal into play. If
> there are objections or disagreement, then we need to discuss the
> alternatives "immédiatement"
> A copy of this interim report and a link to the public comment
> forums can be
> found here -
> http://www.icann.org/committees/ntepptf/interim-report-03dec01.htm
> It is my personal hope that we can move quickly in advancing this
> proposition and ensuring work lest we are forced to provide feedback or
> remain silent after the substantive work has already been done, as we have
> already experienced on other very important issues.
> Thanks,
> -rwr
> 416.538.5492

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