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[reg-com] Resend of criteria discussed in the meeting in Rome

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  • Subject: [reg-com] Resend of criteria discussed in the meeting in Rome
  • From: "Bruce Tonkin" <Bruce.Tonkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 06:38:21 +1000
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  • Thread-topic: Resend of criteria discussed in the meeting in Rome

This is the list of criteria that was an outcome of the "brainstorming"
session in our meeting in Rome.  

Adherence to standards:
- Does it comply with Internet standards or de-facto standards
- Does it require open or closed standards to use
- Consistency with the end-to-end Internet protocol principle (=
- Does it require users to use a closed standard software

Security and stability
- Does it disrupt the Internet
- Does it affect other protocols
- Does it cause cost at the edge
- Could it be offered closer to the edge of the Internet
- Are the effects to the users at large acceptable
- Do overall benefits to the community outweigh any negative impact
- Predictability, do we understand how it will affect applications and
users, and how it affects stability
- Reliability - Is the change reversible, what is the cost of reversing

Impact on third parties
- Consequences of third party reaction
- Does it affect rights of stakeholders - e.g privacy, competition
- Does it affect all users without choice
- Does it change expectations of users
- Does it only affect the registrant of the stld versus users of the
- Could it harm legitimate interests (e.g intellectual property)
- What is the cost of failure to third parties (impacted stakeholders)
- Does it cause legal conflicts (e.g with local laws relating to
of personal information)

Degree of community support
- Whether the service has been approved by sponsors community

Market forces
- Can the market measure whether good/bad idea, is there choice
- Does size matter (market power)
- competition analysis

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