[CCWG-ACCT] Regarding mission statement and human rights

Nigel Roberts nigel at channelisles.net
Thu Jan 28 16:07:04 UTC 2016

Well, if we are going by similarity of PDP development to legislation, 
an analogous procedure is exactly how the House of Commons/HMS legislate!

I can provide examples.

On 28/01/16 15:49, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 10:33:59AM -0500, Avri Doria wrote:
>> As I have mentioned before, for me the prime issue is that human rights
>> impact analysis be done as part of the PDP process as opposed to just
>> waiting to see if some government agency slaps our wrist afterwards for
>> not having considered the impact of, e.g., freedom of expression or an
>> open internet.
> It is a sign of my dimness that I didn't understand that practical
> goal as the real consequence.  Does this mean that a bylaw --
> fundamental, whatever -- that specified that any proposed policy that
> is the result of a PDP must have an analysis for its effects on [list
> of rights] would satisfy the goal?  I wonder if something narrower and
> more tailored like that would also be attractive to the board.
>> And this is just the start of the transition, unless you also believe
>> that implementation and  WS2 are not part of the transition.
> They're part of the transition for ICANN, but not for the IANA
> transition for the other communities.
> Best regards,
> A

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