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[wg-b] Renamed from Formal Vote
Michael Palage said:
>Third, for those ballots that are submitted publicly
>to the list, I ask that participants refrain from directly responding to the
>ballot posts because it will make my job of manually counting the ballots
>more difficult. Therefore, if someone feels strongly about the comments
>provided by a participant they are encouraged to submit a new posting to the
>list using a different subject header.
Nevertheless there were almost immediately two posts to the listserv using
the Formal Vote subject line.
Michael Palage does everyone on this list a great service by moderating it.
Let's please show our appreciation by reading the instructions.
At 10:30 AM 10/21/99 +0200, Mark R Measday wrote:
>Either you are being mischievious or disingenuous with the binary logic of
>questions. They do not cover the full range of possibilities equally or
>Suppose an IP-holder and famous mark wished to have the WIPO suggestions
>modo implemented by ICANN. (This is not a far-fetched possibility for non-US
>famous marks). This is not A, as the process is by and large determined,
>not B, unless you understand WIPO to be implemented law, C or D. I feel you
>should include another option which recognises that it is ICANN's role to
>with other responsible institutions to effect a reasonably compromised
>taking account of existing conventions such as TRIPS and Paris, but extending
>them to the new IP areas. It is not an either/or in a multilateral problem.
>I hoipe I am not being too ingenuous.
>"Michael D. Palage" wrote:
>> Voting is scheduled to end on Monday midnight EST.
>> Please do _not_ edit the ballot beyond indicating your choice with an X in
>> between the appropriate brackets "".
>> QUESTION #1
>> [Please identify the constituency group, if any, that you are representing]
>>  ccTLD Constituency
>>  gTLD Constituency
>>  Registrars Constituency
>>  Intellectual Property Constituency
>>  Commercial and Business Entities Constituency
>>  ISPs and Connectivity Providers
>>  Non-commercial Domain Name Holder Constituency
>>  I do not represent any Domain Name Supporting Organization, I am
>> participating in an individual capacity
>> QUESTION #2
>> [Please identify your region of citizenship (not residence)]
>>  North America
>>  Asia/Australia/Pacific
>>  Europe
>>  Latin and S. America
>>  Latin America/Caribbean Islands
>>  Africa
>> QUESTION #3
>> [Please select ONE of the options listed below]
>>  Option A - Some type of mechanism, yet to be determined, is necessary in
>> connection with famous trademarks and the operation of the Domain Name
>>  Option B - ICANN should not implement any mechanism for the
>> famous marks, because other mechanisms are adequate
>>  Option C - ICANN should not implement any mechanism for the
>> famous marks, because it exceeds the scope of ICANN's authority
>>  Option D - Both Option B & C
>>  Option E - I choose to abstain from the voting process at this time
>> COMMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH QUESTION #3:
>> (Comments should be limited to 1 or 2 paragraphs)
>> END OF BALLOT
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