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[wg-c-1] Re: [wg-c] WG questions
What if the IANA contested their permission for .WEB and others? Should this
decision be reversed with all fairness to the community?
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>From: "Christopher Ambler" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: <email@example.com>, "Jonathan Weinberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: [wg-c] WG questions
>Date: Thu, Jul 15, 1999, 11:57 AM
>>I'd like to suggest that we lean towards the second approach. Requiring
>>every new TLD and its affiliated registry to go through a WG, the Names
>>Council and the ICANN Board, I suspect, will be a slow process that, in the
>>highly politicized and contentious gTLD context, will maximize
>>opportunities for lobbying, political considerations, obstruction, and
>>hidden bias and arbitrariness. If we want it to be easy to accredit new
>>gTLD/registries, it seems to me, ICANN should set out the governing rules
>>at the outset so that its actual approval process can be largely mechanical
>>rather than discretionary. Am I wrong about this?
> I couldn't agree more, nor could I have said it better myself.