[Internal-cg] Minor addition to the proposal assessment form

Daniel Karrenberg daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net
Mon Jan 19 10:38:38 UTC 2015

On 19.01.15 4:38 , Milton L Mueller wrote:
> Section B3 of the assessment form refers to the 4 NTIA “principles” as
> the NTIA criteria. These are:
>   * Support and enhance the multistakeholder model;
>   * Maintain the security, stability, and resiliency of the Internet DNS;
>   * Meet the needs and expectation of the global customers and partners
>     of the IANA services; and,
>   * Maintain the openness of the Internet.
> In addition, however, the NTIA stated that: “NTIA will not accept a
> proposal that replaces the NTIA role with a government-led or an
> inter-governmental organization solution.”
> I believe this should be added to B3 as a fifth criterion that must be met.
> Milton L Mueller
> Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor
> Syracuse University School of Information Studies
> http://faculty.ischool.syr.edu/mueller/
> Internet Governance Project
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I agree.

We should also notify the operational communities explicitly of this and 
state clearly that this is not due to our whim but due to an earlier 
mistake on our part as we forgot to correctly include the NTIA 


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