[CCWG-ACCT] Who is managing the lawyers and what have they beenasked to do?
Dr Eberhard Lisse
el at lisse.NA
Tue Jul 7 15:40:58 UTC 2015
This needs to be slightly amended,
We need to design accountability mechanisms that allow all
members of the class "ccTLD" to have real, effective
accountability of the actions of ICANN and the IANA Function
Manager (if separate from ICANN).
On 2015-07-07 16:26, Nigel Roberts wrote:
> Actually this is a more important point than appears at first
> ICANN has a role in respect of ALL TLDs.
> What exactly that role is, is open to some mild interpretation,
> but it is undeniable that it HAS a (minimally small but maximally
> important) role.
> The class "ccNSO" is a subset of the class "ccTLD".
> We need to design accountability mechanisms that allow all members
> of the class "ccTLD" to have real, effective accountability of the
> actions of ICANN.
> It's no good saying "well, IANA is (currently) doing a good job.
> The question is how can you entrench checks and balances, since in
> the past they have not only NOT done such a good job, but have
> attempted to misuse their position (e.g. by wilfully refusing zone
> updates for commercial advantage -- just ask .NZ!)
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