[CCWG-ACCT] way forward and minority statements
jordan at internetnz.net.nz
Thu Jul 30 10:34:02 UTC 2015
Should ICANN impose global human rights norms on the policies of ccTLDs, in
On 30 July 2015 at 22:29, Nigel Roberts <nigel at channelisles.net> wrote:
> With respect to Avri, whose position I very much apprecite on these matter
> I certainly would object to that formulation mostloudly since it appears
> extremely well drafted with the design of excluding all the other
> fundamental rights.
> I'm not even going to make a list of what they are (you can look at hte
> Europan Union Charter at
> But fair hearing and a right to private life are right in the middle of
> ICANN's work.
> What is absolutely unacceptable is anything weaker than.
> "Within its mission and in its operations, ICANN will be committed to
> respect, and ensure the respect of, fundamental human rights".
> On 30/07/15 09:16, Drazek, Keith wrote:
>> Hi Avri,
>> In order to tie your suggestion directly to the language in Secretary
>> Strickling's April 2014 written congressional testimony (included in a
>> prior email) and to reduce concerns about scope creep, would language along
>> these lines be acceptable to you?
>> "Within its mission and in its operations, ICANN will be committed to
>>> respect the fundamental human rights of the exercise of free expression and
>>> the free flow of information."
>> Speaking personally, I could probably support this formulation. To be
>> clear, I have not discussed this with the RySG, but it's consistent with
>> the requirements outlined by NTIA so I think it's certainly worth
>> I'm not advocating including this in the Bylaws, but I'm not objecting to
>> it either. However, if we don't reach consensus for adding to the Bylaws, I
>> definitely think this is worth further consideration in WS2 and would
>> support an explicit reference using this or similar language and timetable
>> for doing so.
>> On Jul 30, 2015, at 8:11 AM, Avri Doria <avri at acm.org> wrote:
>>> Within its mission, ICANN will be committed to respect fundamental
>>> human rights in its operationsespecially with regard to the exercise
>>> of free expression or the free flow of information.
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