[CCWG-ACCT] [ccTLDcommunity] [ccnso-members] Board comments on CCWG Proposal

Carlos Raúl Gutiérrez G. crg at isoc-cr.org
Thu Mar 17 08:41:29 UTC 2016

I have the same spamming problem for the last two days: previous ICANN 
related mail is coming again in my inbox. Hope somebody can stop this.

Carlos Raúl Gutiérrez
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On 17 Mar 2016, at 9:31, Chris Disspain wrote:

> All,
> There is obviously some issue going on with mail servers somewhere as 
> the below emails have just arrived from many months ago. I have no 
> idea what is causing the problem but my technical folks are checking 
> at our end. Apologies for the inconvenience.
> Cheers,
> Chris Disspain | Chief Executive Officer
> .au Domain Administration Ltd
> T: +61 3 8341 4111 | F: +61 3 8341 4112
> E: ceo at auda.org.au | W: www.auda.org.au
> auDA - Australia's Domain Name Administrator
>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> From: Dr Eberhard W Lisse <el at lisse.na>
>>> Date: March 17, 2016 at 06:53:48 GMT
>>> To: CCWG Accountability <accountability-cross-community at icann.org>
>>> Cc: ccTLD Community List <cctldcommunity at cctld-managers.org>, ccNSO 
>>> Members <ccnso-members at icann.org>, <cctldworld at icann.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [ccTLDcommunity] [ccnso-members] Board comments on CCWG 
>>> Proposal
>>> Chris,
>>> Thank you, I shall read after transit.
>>> But, why am I not surprised?
>>> el
>>> -- 
>>> Sent from Dr Lisse's iPhone 5c
>>> On 14 Dec 2015, at 11:57, Chris Disspain <ceo at auda.org.au> wrote:
>>>> Hello All,
>>>> You will probably by now have seen that the Board has submitted 
>>>> some comments in respect to the Third CCWG-Accountability Draft 
>>>> Proposal and an accompanying letter from Steve Crocker. In case you 
>>>> haven’t seen these yet, they are attached.
>>>> I thought it was important, as a ccNSO elected member of the Board, 
>>>> to write to you to explain the background to these comments and 
>>>> offer to discuss them with you at your convenience.
>>>> I am writing personally and not at the behest of the Board nor to 
>>>> provide you with input/comment from the Board. These are my 
>>>> personal opinions about where I think the Board is at, their 
>>>> motivation (and mine) for making the comments and what some of the 
>>>> comments might mean.
>>>> In my opinion, the Board is 100% supportive of the transition and 
>>>> filled with admiration for the work and effort of those involved in 
>>>> the CCWG. The Board believes that there are a number of areas of 
>>>> concern in the report that need to be dealt with. I stress that 
>>>> these are concerns of the Board as a whole. They are not concerns 
>>>> of staff that have simply been agreed to by the Board but rather 
>>>> concerns that the Board has expressed. Whilst the comment document 
>>>> has been drafted by staff (as has the draft proposal from the CCWG) 
>>>> this has been done at the direction of the Board and the full Board 
>>>> has unanimously endorsed the comments.
>>>> Some of these areas of concern can be characterised as ‘might it 
>>>> be better if’ areas but a small number are of higher concern. The 
>>>> Board has carefully considered these and provided detailed comment 
>>>> together with suggestions for dealing with the problem(s) that the 
>>>> Board perceives. There may be other solutions to the problems and 
>>>> the Board is not tied to its suggested solution.
>>>> In my opinion, the Board believes that if these higher concern 
>>>> recommendations (or parts thereof) are not dealt with then when the 
>>>> Board applies the global public interest test, in accordance with 
>>>> its resolution of 16 October 2014 
>>>> (https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2014-10-16-en#2.d), 
>>>> there is a significant chance that the Board will find that some of 
>>>> those recommendations do not meet that test.
>>>> I fully endorse the Board comments and I believe that it is in all 
>>>> of our best interests as ccTLD managers to take them into account. 
>>>> I encourage you to carefully consider the CCWG recommendations and 
>>>> the comments of the Board and to provide your input to the ccNSO 
>>>> Council. I fully respect that some of you will not agree with all 
>>>> (or any!) of the comments of the Board but hope that, given my role 
>>>> and my commitment to the ccNSO and ccTLDs generally, you will 
>>>> understand that these comments are well intentioned and made in an 
>>>> effort to solve real issues with the current CCWG draft.
>>>> I stress again that the Board is, in my opinion, 100% behind the 
>>>> transition. However, the transition has to be 'done right' and 
>>>> ‘transition at all costs’ is not an acceptable stance, in my 
>>>> view. I know the time line is important but I would rather miss a 
>>>> deadline than not deal with the very real concerns of a group of 19 
>>>> experienced individuals who have been nominated or elected to the 
>>>> Board to serve the ICANN community and to act in their best 
>>>> interests.
>>>> I will be delighted to answer any questions (on or off list) and to 
>>>> talk to you one-on-one or as a group. I stand ready to do whatever 
>>>> it takes to get a CCWG Final Report out to NTIA as soon as 
>>>> possible.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Chris Disspain | Chief Executive Officer
>>>> .au Domain Administration Ltd
>>>> T: +61 3 8341 4111 | F: +61 3 8341 4112
>>>> E: ceo at auda.org.au | W: www.auda.org.au
>>>> auDA – Australia’s Domain Name Administrator
>>>> <14-DEC-15-Board Comments to CCWG[1][3].pdf>
>>>> <20151214 Comments on CCWG Report_SCrocker[7].pdf>
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