[CCWG-ACCT] Regarding mission statement and human rights
kavouss.arasteh at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 12:21:10 UTC 2016
Do you believe that applicable law would be understood as the Californian or US Federal Law?
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> On 29 Jan 2016, at 13:10, Nigel Roberts <nigel at channelisles.net> wrote:
> We are doing well here.
> On 29/01/16 12:07, Bruce Tonkin wrote:
>>>> My problem with "applicable law" is that Human Rights are fundamental, whereas laws differ from country to country. And Human Rights can not be "diminished", for the lack of a better word, by the laws of a country.
>>>> So, if "applicable law" mean the Bylaws and not the law of any country or countries, lets's put this in, if only for avoidance of doubt.
>> I would also expect that ICANN is already subject to "applicable" national laws - whether or not they are in the bylaws.
>> So a bylaw that states that ICANN is subject to applicable laws seems somewhat redundant.
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