[Internal-cg] Role of liaisons was RE: Consensus building process

Alissa Cooper alissa at cooperw.in
Fri Aug 22 15:47:12 UTC 2014

On 8/22/14, 8:10 AM, "Milton L Mueller" <mueller at syr.edu> wrote:

>I agree, Narelle. The liaisons are there to give us information about
>IANA or ICANN, respectively, and to give ICANN and IANA information about
>what we are doing, but they are not there to express opinions or support
>or to shape or influence our decision making.
>But that's what I thought Alissa was proposing!

Yes, me too.

My point was that it would be useful to write this down in the consensus
document, since we already have a bunch of text about quorum and who is
involved in decision-making.


>> -----Original Message-----
>> [Narelle Clark]
>> I don't consider it completely appropriate for liaisons to be a full
>>party to
>> discussion. As with everything, I am willing to be convinced otherwise,
>>but my
>> initial reaction is that were they deemed appropriate as full members,
>> would be full members.
>> Please note, this is not intended as any negative on the behaviour or
>> of the particular individuals, rather the principle of liaison, and the
>> impact from assertions that the ICG's task has been subverted by those
>>to close
>> to ICANN and IANA.
>> Regards
>> Narelle
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