[comments-whois] Re: [ga] WHOIS INTERIM REPORT OPEN for PUBLIC COMMENT
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- Subject: [comments-whois] Re: [ga] WHOIS INTERIM REPORT OPEN for PUBLIC COMMENT
- From: Jeff Williams <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2002 00:16:43 -0700
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Marilyn and all assembly members, stakeholders or other interested parties,
Thank you Marilyn for this hopefully honest change in attitude regarding
comments and suggestions to the Whios Interim Report coming from
myself or others which have time and time again filed or sent in comments
on the Whois issue over the past 3 years. As I have myself done
so in my own behalf and also in the behalf of our [INEGroup]
members on this go around (BTW seemingly very much over
redundant). My personal comments and suggestions are, and should
still be pretty well understood and known. In addition those
suggestions/comments of INEGroup's collective position, are
very much in line with mine with some notable exceptions, also
a number of times posted to the several and various "Black Hole"
E-Mail addresses for these purposes.
See for instance, the Than required E-Mail address for such comments
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org to which I cannot find any reference
to a Archive for these comments on the DNSO.ORG web site
any longer but were requested to be sent to this E-Mail address
from here: http://www.icann.org/committees/whois/
In addition to this obvious seemingly purposefully confusing
fiasco, I also noticed that the comments are responses on this
very thread do not appear in the archives of this E-Mail list
forum did not, John Berryhills dated Oct. 15. These
archives are located supposedly at:
So Marilyn I am again finding it very difficult to believe that
you are very sincere in your contention as to my or any comments,
given the veracity of John Barryhill's, regarding comments and/or suggestions
that do not fit into this Task Forces perhaps cookie-cutter desires...
This iteration of lengthening or stretching out of the WHOIS issue
by the creation of the so called "Task Force" which is of questionable
legitimacy in the first place, is yet again another of ICANN's process
finagling that fails to reach a reasonable cross section of stakeholders
that make up the Task Forces members. Hence it is clear yet again
that such an approach without concerted oversight, which is seemingly
absent, does not now, and cannot in the future, even begin to approach a
method of arriving at any remote sort of "Consensus" based policy
Cade,Marilyn S - LGA wrote:
> Jeff, as co-chair of the WHOIS Task Force, I wish to provide a clarification regarding your comments. The Interim Report has just been published. Vittorio's comments were on the Final Report on the Survey Results. It appears that you have the two confused. The Interim Report was just published adn is open for comment for just over three weeks.
> One of the TF members is contacting him regarding getting a clear copy of his previous comments on the earlier document for the link into the TF report.
> In the meantime, comments on the Interim Report are welcomed. Please address your input to the comment site so that the TF, and other interested parties are able to benefit from your review and comments. I am sure that the TF will find your comments, after you read the Interim Report, of interest.
> Regards, Marilyn Cade
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Williams [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 9:33 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; Don Evans; Nancy J. Victory; cathy Handley;
> Robin Layton
> Cc: Vittorio Bertola; DNSO Secretariat; email@example.com; Clyde Ensslin
> Subject: Re: [ga] WHOIS INTERIM REPORT OPEN for PUBLIC COMMENT
> Vittorio and all assembly members, stakeholders or other interested parties,
> Thank you for again pointing to you comments/suggestions regarding
> the WHOIS INterim Report. They were interesting re-reading. I for
> one did read them originally as well as filed them in my database
> for future reference.
> As has been the ICANN BoD's and Staff's long standing practice
> of being very selective in the suggestions/comments and questions submitted
> via their "Black Hole" public comment E-Mail addresses, you nor
> any other stakeholders/user should be very surprised as to the
> lack of good policy in considering public stakeholder/user input
> from ICANN.
> Vittorio Bertola wrote:
> > Dear Task Force,
> > while reading your Interim Report, I noticed inside it the following summary
> > of my previous comments:
> > >· August 28, 2002: Comments of Vittorio Bertola
> > >
> > >Could not access the comments. The attached document was encrypted in Bin-Hex format which my computer was unable to decrypt.
> > Unfortunately, no one from the Task Force ever contacted me to check what
> > happened to the file, or ask to resubmit my comments in a different format.
> > Moreover, I had also sent the comments to the GA list in plain text format:
> > http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/ga/Arc10/msg03717.html
> > While I understand that members of the Task Force are busy and occupied in
> > lots of other activities, and that they don't necessarily read all the posts
> > on the GA list, and that in the future I should limit myself to plain text
> > rather than Word documents, it is a little frustrating to spend some hours
> > in reviewing and commenting a document only to discover after two months
> > that your comments were never even opened - especially when the lack of
> > participation in policy-making processes by members of the user community is
> > often used as an instrument to justify the ongoing reduction of their weight
> > inside ICANN.
> > I hope that you will now be able to load the aforementioned URL in your
> > browser and give a chance to my comments too (and to any updated comments
> > which I may submit in the next days).
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > vb. [Vittorio Bertola - v.bertola [a] bertola.eu.org]<------
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