[CCWG-ACCT] Judgement-free DNS
kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 16:17:36 UTC 2016
Andrew + 1
2016-02-03 13:45 GMT+01:00 Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com>:
> This change is ok with me, but given the late date I'm just as inclined to
> make no change at all. I'm sorry I brought the issue up.
> Andrew Sullivan
> Please excuse my clumbsy thums.
> > On Feb 2, 2016, at 21:48, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
> > In the the current Bylaws, Core Value 1 is
> > "Preserving and enhancing the operational stability, reliability,
> security, and global interoperability of the Internet."
> > Driven at least partly by the NTIA requirement that the transition
> ensure "The neutral and judgment free administration of the technical DNS
> and IANA functions", the proposed new language was
> > "Preserve and enhance the neutral and judgment free operation of the
> DNS, and the operational stability, reliability, security, global
> interoperability, resilience, and openness of the DNS and the Internet."
> > The ALAC's comment considered the phrase "Preserve and enhance the
> neutral and judgment free OPERATION of the DNS...". The DNS is the overall
> system that includes the functions managed by IANA/ICANN the root servers
> as well as every other DNS instance in the world. To claim that ICANN has
> ANY control over the operation of the entire DNS is both over-reaching and
> implies a level of control that we do not have.
> > The current proposal (now Commitment 2), "Preserve and enhance the
> neutral and judgment free administration of the technical DNS, and the
> operational stability, reliability, security, global interoperability,
> resilience, and openness of the DNS and the Internet" was an attempt to
> used the wording of the NTIA requirement in lieu of "...operation...".
> > Presumably the reference to IANA, although crucial to the NTIA intent,
> was omitted because under the new proposed regime, this is not strictly an
> "ICANN" function. I was not part of the decision on exactly what language
> to put in the present version.
> > People have now reasonably queries what the "technical DNS" is.
> > I propose the following language which removed the word "technical" but
> addresses the original ALAC concern.
> > "Preserve and enhance its neutral and judgment free administration of
> the DNS, and the operational stability, reliability, security, global
> interoperability, resilience, and openness of the DNS and the Internet"
> > By replacing "the" with "its", we are limiting ICANN's responsibility to
> the aspects of the DNS that it actually has control over, and the
> questionable word "technical" is removed.
> > Alan
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