[cc-humanrights] [cc-humanrights-research] ICANN visualization 2nd draft

Seth Johnson seth.p.johnson at gmail.com
Sun May 22 14:44:43 UTC 2016

(Editing egregious grammar)

It's important to incorporate recognition of how international rights
work as compared to how we're accustomed to rights working.

You can see this in relation to how the EU CoJ overruled the Safe
Harbor Agreement, which was not based on rights enacted by treaty.
The treaty-based Strasbourg Court, on the other hand, could have ruled
the ECHR privacy right had been violated, but the treaty would have
remained in place, and would have been simply modified/qualified with
exceptions by the same governments whose executive branch actors wrote
it in the first place.


> Seth
> On Sat, May 21, 2016 at 10:12 AM, Motoko Aizawa <motoko.aizawa at ihrb.org> wrote:
>> Dear Niels: This is amazing work. I really like the way it turned out. My
>> only question is whether the human rights indicated are all the relevant
>> rights in the context of ICANN. They feel right to me but we don't know for
>> sure unless we carry out a thorough review of all the ICANN policies, it
>> seems to me. Motoko
>> Motoko Aizawa | Managing Director USA
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>> On Sat, May 21, 2016 at 8:28 AM, Zalnieriute, Monika
>> <Monika.Zalnieriute at eui.eu> wrote:
>>> Hi Niels,
>>> Great work! I agree with Niels - dendogram would be great!
>>> Some comments from me:
>>> 1.  'Human Rights in Internet Governance' might be too broad, as ICANN and
>>> its policies are just part of the 'Internet Governance Discussions', so we
>>> might want to narrow it down somewhat to make it explicit this is only
>>> ICANN-related. As there are many other areas in IG that affect HR, but we
>>> dont list them here.
>>> Some purely on visuals:
>>> 2. In my view, the glossary and all the columns at the top would look
>>> better at the bottom of the page. Similarly, the words 'THEME', etc, in my
>>> view, look better at the top.
>>> 3. (purely personal taste):  orange boxes with white text look somewhat
>>> not in consistency with the overall elegance of the style, perhaps because
>>> of black shadowing or something - I am not sure, but it gives me somewhat
>>> different look than the rest. And that rest looks very good:)
>>> Best wishes,
>>> Monika
>>> ----
>>> Dr. Monika Zalnieriute
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>>> I
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>>> Cc: Giulia De Amicis
>>> Subject: [cc-humanrights-research] ICANN visualization 2nd draft
>>> Dear colleagues,
>>> Attached a second draft visualization made by the designer, as always,
>>> looking forward to your comments!
>>> What text is missing? What more would you like to be in here?
>>> I was thinking (maybe too much, maybe not), we could maybe also do a
>>> dendogram based on rights. With the UDHR at the bottom, the ICCPR and
>>> the ICESCR coming from that and then all the smaller treaties following
>>> that, and finally of course the Ruggie Principles and the Global
>>> compact. This might build on the work done by Tatiana and Aarti on
>>> relevant frameworks? It defintely needs some research and lawyer touch :)
>>> Curious to hear what you all think!
>>> Best,
>>> Niels
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