[CCWG-ACCT] FW: Question regarding AoC and "consumer trust"

Greg Shatan gregshatanipc at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 17:13:32 UTC 2016

I would disagree with the implication that any implementation or
consideration of "consumer trust" beyond new gTLDs is an "extension of the

That said, I also would not put it into WS2.  I would let the CCT review
team do its work first.  After that, we will have much more discussion,
experience, information and application relating to "consumer trust" and
how it fits into the Mission of ICANN (albeit in the context of the new
gTLDs.  That will provide a much more fruitful and pragmatic basis for a
future discussion, regardless of one's present presumption about how such a
discussion should turn out.


On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 12:03 PM, Malcolm Hutty <malcolm at linx.net> wrote:

> On 15/01/2016 15:27, Greg Shatan wrote:
> > I also have to say that I find Fiona's words convincing.  When a
> > document (or any portion thereof) is ambiguous on its face, the
> > intentions of the drafters are a key factor in clarifying the
> > ambiguity.  I consider the meaning and purpose of Section 3 to be
> > clarified, and I withdraw my concerns about how Section 3 is being
> > handled by the CCWG.
> >
> > To the extent anyone thinks this issue is (or rather, was) significant
> > enough to derail the entire "AoC" Recommendation and postpone it to WS2,
> > I submit that this is now a non-issue.
> Yes, Fiona makes entirely clear that add "consumer trust" to the general
> Mission, without specifically limiting it the new gTLD, cannot be
> justified as an implementation of the AoC.
> Since we were only considering AoC implementation and not general
> extensions of the Mission, this proposal is now dead, not only for now
> but also for WS2, I quite agree.
> Malcolm.
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