[gnso-rds-pdp-wg] [renamed] Key early questions

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon May 9 05:41:41 UTC 2016

One small (but I think important) issue that has been bothering me 
since we started this WG.

When we talk about what data is being collected by registrars or 
registries, I think we need to be very careful in our wording. What 
we are interested in is what data is being collected (or should be 
collected in the future) MANDATED by ICANN agreements. What they 
collect on their own volition is not on our agenda (whether it is 
credit card information, your birth date so they can send you a 
gratuitous Happy Birthday wish, or your national identity number).


At 09/05/2016 12:12 AM, Kathy Kleiman wrote:
>Hi Chuck, Michele, Susan, David, and Lisa,
>I think Holly has hit the nail on the head. At the outset, and 
>before moving forward to any additional questions, we should evaluate:
>1) what data is collected?
>2) why is this data collected?
>3) is this data the subject of data protection laws?
>This is exactly the foundation and background that the subgroups 
>have prepared for us - the Data Elements, Privacy law and Purpose 
>subgroups. We now have the materials to enter into this analysis as 
>a full WG in a constructive, informed and systematic way.
>Marika recently shared these questions in the link she sent around 
>summarizing our previous comments/ suggestions. Members from a range 
>of SOs and ACs raised the need for the WG to reorder the questions 
>to allow consideration of data elements, privacy frameworks and 
>"purpose" upfront and early on. As you may remember, Scott 
>Hollenbeck kicked off the discussion and many others joined in. 
>When we checked with members of Charter Team in Marrakech, they 
>blessed the idea that we as a WG should choose our own order for the 
>questions - as long as we cover them all, they would be happy.
>Accordingly, why would we launch into secondary purposes first? 
>Rephrased, why would we consider all of the "possible requirements" 
>of a directory service when we as a WG have not yet undertaken the 
>basic analysis of what data is collected, for what primary purpose, 
>and under what privacy laws and frameworks we should be analyzing 
>the data?  This seems totally like putting the cart before the horse.
>On 5/7/2016 4:22 PM, Holly Raiche wrote:
>>Thanks Lisa
>>What the data group has  been exploring is just what data is 
>>actually collected by registries/registrars.
>>I realise that the original Charter questions were framed around 
>>gTLD registration data - the 'Whois' data that must be made public 
>>under the 2013 RAA.  But what the data group has identified is that 
>>there is more data in question than just the 'Whois' data. Yet 
>>these questions are framed around the gTLD data.
>>Somewhere, there should be a question - or something - that 
>>suggests that the Charter questions should go further to at least 
>>consider what data is collected and why, and whether it should be 
>>the subject of data protections.
>>On 8 May 2016, at 2:57 am, Lisa Phifer <lisa at corecom.com> wrote:
>>>Dear all,
>>>A reminder that PDP WG feedback if any on the attached early 
>>>outreach message is due no later than tomorrow - Sunday 8 May 23.59 UTC.
>>>Best, Lisa
>>>At 12:07 PM 5/3/2016, Lisa Phifer wrote:
>>>>Dear all,
>>>>As agreed during today's WG call, attached please find a slightly 
>>>>revised draft input template to solicit early input from ICANN 
>>>>SOs/ACs and GNSO SG/Cs. This is the template discussed in today's WG call.
>>>>Remember, there will be many opportunities for community input 
>>>>throughout this PDP. The attached input template is to be used to 
>>>>initiate the early outreach required of every PDP to inform the 
>>>>WG at the start of its work. The template is a tool used 
>>>>successfully by other PDP WG's to solicit structured input, along 
>>>>with any additional input each group wishes to provide.
>>>>WG member feedback on this draft input template is welcome: 
>>>>please send any feedback to the entire WG list 
>>>><gnso-rds-pdp-wg at icann.org> no later than Sunday 8 May 23.59 UTC.
>>>>Our goal is to send the final version of this template to 
>>>>initiate early outreach next week.
>>>>Best, Lisa
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