[CCWG-ACCT] yet another human rights question

Greg Shatan gregshatanipc at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 21:03:11 UTC 2015

Looking at the contract was a good idea. :-)


On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 4:53 PM, Samantha Eisner <Samantha.Eisner at icann.org>

>  From my understanding of government contracting, in general, if there
> were a treaty obligation that imposed a requirement on the US government
> and had the force of law, in order for it be promulgated onto ICANN as a US
> Contractor, it would have to be included in the Federal Acquisition
> Regulation and then incorporated into the contract.  From a quick review of
> the IANA functions contract, I don’t see the specific human rights-related
> covenants and guidelines that Avri mentioned in her email to be
> incorporated into the IANA functions contract.
>  Of course, ICANN is based in the U.S. and complies with all applicable
> laws and regulations.
>  Hope this is helpful.
>  Sam
>   From: <accountability-cross-community-bounces at icann.org> on behalf of
> León Sánchez Ambía <leonfelipe at sanchez.mx>
> Date: Monday, July 27, 2015 at 12:34 PM
> To: Edward Morris <egmorris1 at toast.net>
> Cc: "avri at acm.org" <avri at acm.org>, "
> accountability-cross-community at icann.org" <
> accountability-cross-community at icann.org>
> Subject: Re: [CCWG-ACCT] yet another human rights question
>   Great question Ed!
>  Will be certifying it for the lawyers to answer it. Thanks for bringing
> it up!
>  Best regards,
>  León
>  El 27/07/2015, a las 8:02, Edward Morris <egmorris1 at toast.net> escribió:
> 1. What, if any, obligations towards human rights does ICANN currently
> have by virtue of it's status as a U.S. government contractor that would
> not exist as an independent entity?
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