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

Eric (Maule) Brunner-Williams ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Mon Jan 18 18:07:13 UTC 2016


Enforcement (after interpretation and examination of situational applicability)
of some rule, e.g., applicant-assumed-obligation, occurs when the applicant has
obtained a delegation. Selection amongst two or more applicants, for whatever
reasons, and the AGB contained the rules applicable for the 2010 cohort, occurs
before delegation.

The phrasing below confuses post-delegation and pre-delegation criteria and

> So if an applicant includes obligations in the application, it is ok for
> ICANN to enforce those commitments? What?s the principle - freedom of
> contract? But if GAC, ALAC, or someone else urges ICANN to pick one
> applicant over another, anyone can challenge that [what? The urging, the
> selection, something else?]?  You?re disqualified if GAC endorses your
> application?  

"freedom of contract" is inconsistent with the responsibilities of the NTIA
and its contractors, and incompatible with a transition of a government
contract, where pre-existing public interests are retained by the transitional

Eric Brunner-Williams
Eugene, Oregon 

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