[CCWG-ACCT] Human rights as a core value Fwd: Re: [] Mission, Commitments and Core Values

George Sadowsky george.sadowsky at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 12:20:29 UTC 2015

Eberhard - 

as long as nations practice sovereignty, things like this will happen.  ICAN's remit does not extend to ensuring connectivity (access rights) or other such rights in other countries.  If it did, we should ave been very active in North Korea for the last 15 years.

I am with James.


On Jul 17, 2015, at 2:11 PM, Dr Eberhard W Lisse <el at lisse.NA> wrote:

> Oh, yes, it is.
> Didn't Egypt turn off their DNS for a few days during the struggles?
> I would consider this substantial misbehavior...
> el
> On 2015-07-17 14:04 , James M. Bladel wrote:
>> I am not in favor of introducing ³human rights² in to the ICANN bylaws,
>> which IMO would dramatically increase its scope as a technical/commercial
>> organization.  ICANN is not in a position to either establish or reinforce
>> anyone¹s ³rights².
>> Thanks‹
>> J.
> [...]
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