[registration-issues-wg] [CPWG] [GTLD-WG] Next possible move related to GDPR

Roberto Gaetano roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 4 05:35:29 UTC 2018

While I agree with you that 98% constitutes rough consensus I also believe that Alan was raising a problem that is not just about numbers and percentages but about type of stakeholders.
If the 2% represents a different “category” of stakeholders I believe that their needs should be taken into account. After all, the contracted parties are even less, in pure numbers, than the registrants, nevertheless they have a strong voice in the process.

> On 03.09.2018, at 23:52, Evan Leibovitch <evanleibovitch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 3, 2018, 3:38 PM Alan Greenberg, <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
> wrote:
>> Let us hypothesize that there are 4 billion users and 2% of them are
>> gTLD registrants (80,000,000). Does that mean that Hadia and I should
>> push strongly for law enforcement and cybersecurity professionals to
>> have good access most of the time, but for 2% of the time we strongly
>> support those who want to minimize their access because they do not
>> believe that there is sufficient justification to infringe on
>> registrant privacy (ie the "privacy fetishists  ;-) )?
> If that is the split, 98 to 2... Given what I originally said, that clearly
> falls under "rough consensus", if the determination is clear on what the
> non-registrant end user PoV is.
> Consensus does not demand unanimity. Never did. But that balance is pretty
> overwhelming.
> That will not give us much credibility!
> I disagree. Credibility is based on honesty and sincerity, not dogmatism.
> The expectation that the global end user community speaks with a monolithic
> single viewpoint is what isn't credible.
> Cheers,
> Evan
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