[council] Draft Agenda for Council meeting Thursday 18 Nov 2004

Marc Schneiders marc at schneiders.org
Thu Nov 18 15:49:29 UTC 2004

Lucy, I am not sure it is a good idea to let the Board make a decision
without involving the GNSO... That is certainly not what I had in



On Thu, 18 Nov 2004, at 14:44 [=GMT+0200], Lucy.Nichols at nokia.com wrote:

> Marc-
> I agree  ...no final decision should be made on this issue.
> The IPC's primary concern is that the ICANN Staff and President will be making a recommendation regarding WIPO II and that the Board could make a decision based upon that recommendation prior to our knowing/discussing the recommendation.  Certainly, we need to have some idea of where the Staff/President are generally coming out on this and more specifically the nature of their recommendation --- particularly since no consensus has been reached on this issue.
> Regards,
> Lucy
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-council at gnso.icann.org
> [mailto:owner-council at gnso.icann.org]On Behalf Of ext Marc Schneiders
> Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 11:10 AM
> To: Marilyn Cade
> Cc: 'Bruce Tonkin'; council at gnso.icann.org
> Subject: RE: [council] Draft Agenda for Council meeting Thursday 18 Nov
> 2004
> This is a pretty serious topic, I agree, as another elected rep. I do
> not mind at all that we discuss this tomorrow. I would oppose though
> any attempt to rush anything through tomorrow. Be it dismissing the
> whole WIPO II request (which my constituency wouldn't mind as such) or
> taking some position.  We need serious discussion about this topic,
> which cannot be accomplished in one teleconference as such short
> notice. I suggest we discuss WIPO II on this list before we make _any_
> decision. Thanks.
> Marc Schneiders
> On Tue, 16 Nov 2004, at 19:52 [=GMT-0500], Marilyn Cade wrote:
> > Dear Bruce,
> > As an elected rep to the BC on Council, I support the request for
> > information and offer the following thought:
> >
> > The working group on WIPO II did not achieve consensus.
> > Changes in policy by ICANN require consensus
> > In the BC, we have received inquiries from our members, regarding the action
> > of the ICANN regarding this issue.
> >
> > I want to support raisign this issue in Council to a priority level, and
> > noting to the Board and staff that there is no support to make changes,
> > given that there is no consensus in the working group.
> >
> > I welcome the opportunity to discuss this within Council and will be on
> > Thursday's call. I have to leave at 3:30 EST, so ask that this issue be
> > raised between 2 and 3:00 p.m. so that I can help to address it.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Marilyn
> >

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