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Re: [ga] Maintenance and Management of the GA

  • To: Andrew McMeikan <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, ga <ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, ssene@xxxxxxxxxxxx, icann-board@xxxxxxxxx
  • Subject: Re: [ga] Maintenance and Management of the GA
  • From: "Jeffrey A. Williams" <jwkckid1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:53:19 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

Andrew and all,

  I concur with your conclusion.  Top down decision or policy making is
not accountable in any real sense and is a flagrent violation of the
MOU as well and has been ICANN's, not just the GNSO"s, single biggest
difficiency along with Selective Censorhsip by design and intent.

-----Original Message-----
>From: Andrew McMeikan <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Sep 28, 2009 2:05 AM
>To: ga <ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: [ga] Maintenance and Management of the GA
>Avri Doria wrote:
>> On 27 Sep 2009, at 19:43, Roberto Gaetano wrote:
>>> So, if there is any willingness to create a registrant constituency,
>>> this is
>>> the right time. Of course, a new constituency has to fit within one of
>>> the
>>> SGs. For instance, an "Individual Non_Commercial Registrant Constituency"
>>> could easily be created as part of the Non Commercial Stakeholder Group
>>> (NCSG).
>> And an Individual Commercial Registrants Constituency could be created
>> (easily?) as part of the Commercial Stakeholder Group.
>> So, who knows, the people on the GA list could conceivably organize
>> themselves into 2 registrant constituencies, not just one.
>> a.
>I must admit that this emphasises what makes me unhappy with the
>GNSO structure as it is.  What should be one constituency is divided
>  into different stakeholder groups, having to comply with imposed
>rules.  Then further splits based on geographic location.  It seems
>a structure designed to water any consensus down into seemingly
>opposing groups.
>I do not feel that my opinion is as sincerely welcomed as I felt it
>was when the at-large elections were first announced all those years
>What I do feel is that top-down imposed structure is the way of the
>GNSO not a bottom up decision process.
>       cya,    Andrew...


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