[CCWG-ACCT] Recommendation 6 and a way forward to include compromise text suggested by the Board

Tijani BEN JEMAA tijani.benjemaa at fmai.org.tn
Sun Feb 7 21:41:44 UTC 2016


Executive Director
Mediterranean Federation of Internet Associations (FMAI)
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> Le 7 févr. 2016 à 01:04, Greg Shatan <gregshatanipc at gmail.com> a écrit :
> I would point out that SSAC is a Chartering Organization of the CCWg, with two appointed Members, who have been following our discussions and contributed where they felt appropriate.  I would also point out that virtually anyone can join the CCWG as a participant at any time, and participate generally or specifically (on a particular effort).  As such, the current structure can easily accommodate new or increased participation by SSAC or RSSAC, with regard to HR or any other part of WS2.
> Greg
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 1:27 PM, Eric (Maule) Brunner-Williams <ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net <mailto:ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net>> wrote:
> Tijani,
> I'll respond to only one item in the WS2 issue set -- human rights.
> In my view, the SSAC and RSSAC each, for their own reasons, reasonably
> chose to have little direct involvement with the core ccwg-acct task,
> improving some aspects of the Corporation's means of accountability.
> Also, in my view, some who have contributed to the discussion of human
> rights have framed the issue as one of free-speech and/or open-ness.
> A framing of human rights limited to web sites (the resolved resources),
> or their names (the referant to be resolved) or their authors (the hoary
> old whois:43 problem), could exist unchanged were we to still be using
> hosttables to publish name-to-resource mappings. Restated, what the IANA
> Function comprises is not met by merely making policy w.r.t. speech or
> access, even when one considers only the naming infrastructure. We have
> touched on this through the Board's expression of support, as yet to be
> implemented successfully, of geographic and economic diversity in the
> Corporation's selection of contracted parties, also through the Board's
> more successfully implemented expression of support for referants (names)
> in languages which are not usually written in the Latin Script.
> You may have observed that the current Chair of the IAB and I have different
> views on what possible motivations lead to the statement by the Corporation
> that resolution of the .eg namespace would not fail in the then-forseeable
> future after all prefixes for Egyptian access networks were withdrawn.
> You may not have observed that some have argued that IPv6 alloctions be
> distributed by national sub-allocators, unlike IPv4 allocations, which are
> mde by regional sub-allocators -- the five RIRs which make up both the NRO
> and the ASO. The mechanism of national sub-allocation would present barriers
> to operators seeking to serve diaspora populations -- Roms in Europe, Arabic
> speakers in Europe, to take two well-known examples.
> > If there is a reason for breaking the CCWG charter and taking some parts
> > of WS 2 tasks out of the CCWG-accountability, I would like to know it.
> I suggest that the decisions of SSAC and RSSAC, not to take an active
> interest in improvements to corporate accountability, reasonable at the
> time, can be revisited in the narrower context of identifying those
> realized, and latent means of advancing human rights, within the core
> functions of the IANA Functions contractor.
> As I've mentioned, alternate point of view are available, and of course
> I've nothing to do with either the SSAC or the RSSAC, or any other Bylaws
> entity.
> Eric Brunner-Williams
> Eugene, Oregon
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