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Re: [discuss] Individual representation - Special notation...

William, and all,

  Willism,  I see that your old autoresponder is now in operation...>;)

William X. Walsh wrote:

> On Sat, 26 Jun 1999 23:17:46 -0700, Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com>
> wrote:
> >On Sat, Jun 26, 1999 at 10:31:11PM -0800, Ellen Rony wrote:
> >> Randy Bush wrote:
> >>
> >> >>> if the academic institution is non-commercial, why would they not wish to
> >> >>> join the non-commercial constituency?
> >>
> >> If the trademark community is commercial, why would they not wish to join
> >> the business constituency?  This in no way implies that owners of trade and
> >> service marks would be disenfranchised.
> >
> >If the registrars and registries are businesses, why don't they
> >join the business etc etc
> >
> >The constituencies/GA/AL/SOs are designed to address what were viewed
> >as coherent interests that should be represented.  This is not a
> >mathematical structure, it is a human structure, and "should be
> >represented" was defined mainly through the influence of the loudest
> >voices.  You as another loud voice want to add yet more.  It won't
> >make things any better.
> The initial constituencies were also not intended to be the "end all"
> of "coherent interests."
> The point of all this is that just because a group can meet the
> requirements to join a constituency doesn't mean they share the same
> "coherent interest" with that constituency, and hence they should
> examine forming a new constituency, which is what the ICANN provisions
> specifically call for.
> You seem to think the idea of new constituencies is anathema.  This
> can only be explained because it might actually lead to a balanced
> Names Council, which the current one is NOT.
> --
> William X. Walsh
> General Manager, DSo Internet Services
> Email: william@dso.net  Fax:(209) 671-7934
> The Law is not your mommy or daddy to go crying
> to every time you have something to whimper about.


Jeffrey A. Williams
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