[bc-gnso] responding to GAC Advice on new gTLD Safeguards

Elisa Cooper Elisa.Cooper at markmonitor.com
Mon May 13 18:15:02 UTC 2013



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From: owner-bc-gnso at icann.org [mailto:owner-bc-gnso at icann.org] On Behalf Of Stéphane Van Gelder Consulting
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2013 6:48 AM
To: Steve DelBianco
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Subject: Re: [bc-gnso] responding to GAC Advice on new gTLD Safeguards

Thanks Steve.

I may not be getting the point you are making, but I would feel it inappropriate for the BC as a group to recommend use of an organisation that is so closely linked with one specific TLD (Dot XXX).

I would prefer a more general comment along the lines of "in general, the BC is in favor of industry self-regulation and recommends that for the specific industries outlined in the GAC's advice on safeguards, an appropriate entity be selected to provide guidance to help each industry sector self regulate."

Just very rough wording, but you get the general idea of my comments I'm sure ;)


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Le 13 mai 2013 à 14:22, Steve DelBianco <sdelbianco at netchoice.org<mailto:sdelbianco at netchoice.org>> a écrit :

For many of the safeguards requested by the GAC, the BC might recommend industry self-regulation via IFFOR (The International Foundation for Online Responsibility).  (link<http://iffor.org/safeguard>)

See Kieren McCarthy's article on CircleID (link<http://www.circleid.com/posts/20130510_what_new_gtld_applicants_need_is_a_quick_lightweight_answer_to_gac/>)   note: Kieren serves on IFFOR's Policy Council.

Since we are currently drafting BC comments on GAC advice, it would be helpful to hear BC member feedback on whether we should recommend IFFOR

This may have been what Marilyn and Ron were getting at during the last two conference calls.

Steve DelBianco
Executive Director
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