[ccwg-internet-governance] FW: [discuss] ICANN proposal for NTIA transition published

Shatan, Gregory S. GShatan at reedsmith.com
Wed Apr 9 01:40:08 UTC 2014

See below – even though this is outside the scope of our CCWG….  ☺

From: discuss-bounces at 1net.org [mailto:discuss-bounces at 1net.org] On Behalf Of Jordan Carter
Sent: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 9:38 PM
To: discuss at 1net.org
Subject: [discuss] ICANN proposal for NTIA transition published

Dear all,

ICANN has released its proposal for the transition dialogue re NTIA DNS functions.

The page and material is at http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/iana/transition/draft-proposal-08apr14-en.htm.

This page includes the principles and mechanisms and seeks comment on these, as well as a process that involves an ICANN community steering group with an ICANN secretariat to help the discussion along.

Scope is set out in a paper linked from this page at http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/iana/iana-transition-scoping-08apr14-en.pdf

On a very cursory and initial read, the scope appears to not account properly for the broad oversight or stewardship functions of the NTIA in respect of the DNS, and rules out discussion of IANA being operated by ICANN as part of the conversation.


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