[CCWG-ACCT] Deck for Meeting #75 Mission Statement discussion

Burr, Becky Becky.Burr at neustar.biz
Mon Jan 18 19:07:44 UTC 2016

Not surprised by your answer Malcolm, trying to understand Milton’s
previous post

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On 1/18/16, 5:48 AM, "Malcolm Hutty" <malcolm at linx.net> wrote:

>On 18/01/2016 01:54, Burr, Becky wrote:
>> So if an applicant includes obligations in the application, it is ok for
>> ICANN to enforce those commitments?
>Not for purposes inconsistent with ICANN's Mission, no.
>It shouldn't be surprising that ICANN cannot escape the limits of its
>Bylaws simply by placing something inconsistent with them into a
>contract. If a Registry placed something in its application that would,
>if agreed, cause ICANN to act inconsistently with law that was
>applicable to ICANN, you wouldn't expect the contract to override
>applicable law. Nor should it override the governance of ICANN.
>> What¹s the principle - freedom of
>> contract? 
>The Registry's freedom of contract is not limited, subject to applicable
>law. But ICANN's is freedom of contract is additionally limited by the
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