[council] Proposed simplified WHOIS motion for 20 July 2006

Mawaki Chango ki_chango at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 18 05:25:32 UTC 2006

It looks like we are getting there. There is also the para 1
that would better be removed, for reasons I've already


--- Bruce Tonkin <Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au> wrote:

> Hello All,
> Further to my previous motion, here is a simplified motion
> that is
> constrained to matters concerning the WHOIS service.
> Regards,
> Bruce Tonkin
> Proposed Simplified Motion on WHOIS
> The GNSO Council notes that the current WHOIS definition is
> related to
> the service that provides public access to some or all of the
> data
> collected, and is not a definition of the purpose of the data
> itself.
> In response to the extensive community and Government input on
> the
> definition of the purpose of WHOIS, the GNSO Council agrees to
> undertake
> the following steps:
> (1)  Each Council member that voted in favour of the
> definition will
> provide a brief explanation of the reason for supporting the
> resolution
> and their understanding of its meaning.
> (2) The ICANN staff will provide a summary of the other
> interpretations
> of the definition that have been expressed during the public
> comment
> period, and subsequently in correspondence from the public and
> Governments.
> (3) The GNSO Council requests that the WHOIS task force
> continue with
> their work as specified in the terms of reference taking into
> account
> the recent input that has been provided.
> (4)  The GNSO Council will take the final report from the
> WHOIS task
> force that addresses all terms of reference, and consider
> improving the
> wording of the WHOIS service definition so that it is broadly
> understandable.

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