[CCWG-ACCT] Report on Lawyers Call re Human Rights

Dr Eberhard W Lisse el at lisse.NA
Fri Jan 22 07:36:47 UTC 2016

And ICANN deals with entities in virtually every country in the world,
so Universal Human Rights should cover it...


On 2016-01-22 09:19, Nigel Roberts wrote:
> Holly
> This clearly shows the source of the confusion.  The laws you quote,
> are domestic US laws on specific issues (some of which do act to
> protect human rights)
> Domestic legal obligation obviouls do not need to be stated or
> quoted in the ByLaws, since they apply as a matter of domestic law.
> But none of the rights in the UDHR apply to ICANN as a private
> company, such as the right to a fair hearing, the right to property
> etc.
> As a private company, there is no obligation on ICANN, for example,
> to ensure fair hearing of parties affected by its decisions.
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