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Re: [ga] Response to: expiration of TLD sponsorship agreements comment

  • To: ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Subject: Re: [ga] Response to: expiration of TLD sponsorship agreements comment
  • From: "Edward Hasbrouck" <edward@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 09:06:03 -0700
  • Cc: "Craig.Schwartz" <Craig.Schwartz@xxxxxxxxx>, registry-failure-report@xxxxxxxxx
  • In-reply-to: <001001c7b813$3c58a400$93e0d540@ICANNAD02EDA1D9>
  • Organization: The Practical Nomad
  • References: <001001c7b813$3c58a400$93e0d540@ICANNAD02EDA1D9>
  • Sender: owner-ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On 26 Jun 2007 at 9:58, "Craig.Schwartz" <Craig.Schwartz 
<Craig.Schwartz@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

> all three sTLDs agreements are current through extensions that have
> been granted 

I can find no publicly-disclosed record of any such "grant".  In 
accordance with ICANN's transparency Bylaw, I request that you tell us:

(1) The URL of the minutes and the reference number of the resolution of 
the Board of Directors approving each of these purported amendments.

(2) The URL at which each of these proposed amendments was posted for 
public comment prior to the Board's consideration of each proposal.

(3) The manner in which a public forum was prooved for public comment on 
each of these proposed amendments.

(4) All records of ICANN's consideration of these proposals.

Any action by ICANN to "grant" such amendments or extensions was not 
decided in accrodance with ICANN's priocedural Bylaws, particularly those 
providing for transparency as a necessary precondition for public 
participation.  Any such purported action was null and void, and should be 
reconsidered "de novo" through a properly transparent and procedurally 
correct process, including due notice and opportunity for public comment. 

I stand by my original comment that there is not any *valid* current 
contractual agreement between ICANN and the former sponsor of .AERO. 


Edward Hasbrouck

Edward Hasbrouck

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