[Gnso-epdp-team] FW: [Ext] Re: [GNSO-EPDP-Lead] Purpose B Small Team

Volker Greimann vgreimann at key-systems.net
Wed Oct 17 08:29:33 UTC 2018

This purpose description seems to be a significant case of mission creep 
by including non-technical uses under the commitment  of section 
1.2(a)(i), which should remain focussed on the technical role of ICANN 
of maintaining a secure, stable and resiliant DNS.

Adding in fraud or crime prevention expends the scope beyond that 
contemplated in the bylaws and should be rejected.

The best definition of this purpose is included in the bylaws under the 
scope of the Security, Stability, and Resiliency Review as well as the 
Annexes G1 and G2, none of which provide for such a broad interpretation 
of this purpose.

This purpose is a technical function with some elements regulating the 
behaviour of those parties that a delegated elements of this technical 
functions, e.g. the contracted parties, with regard to this technical 



Am 16.10.2018 um 23:28 schrieb Caitlin Tubergen:
> Thanks, Benedict.
> Given the proximity to ICANN63, we took the liberty of sending this 
> language to the full team so that we can discuss in Barcelona.
> Thanks again for taking the lead on this!
> Best regards,
> Marika, Berry and Caitlin
> *From: *Benedict Addis <bee at theale.co.uk>
> *Date: *Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:21 AM
> *To: *Kurt Pritz <kurt at kjpritz.com>
> *Cc: *Stephanie Perrin <stephanie.perrin at mail.utoronto.ca>, Thomas 
> Rickert <epdp at gdpr.ninja>, Lindsay Hamilton-Reid 
> <lindsay.hamilton-reid at fasthosts.com>, Caitlin Tubergen 
> <caitlin.tubergen at icann.org>, "gnso-epdp-lead at icann.org" 
> <gnso-epdp-lead at icann.org>
> *Subject: *[Ext] Re: [GNSO-EPDP-Lead] Purpose B Small Team
> Dear all,
> On Kurt’s suggestion, I propose the following Purpose B that relies 
> directly on the language in Recitals 47, 49 and 50.
> [ICANN requires that registration data is processed for the purpose of...]
>     maintaining the security, stability and resiliency of the Domain
>     Name System. This will involve the disclosure of existing
>     registration data to legitimate third parties, for the following
>     reasons only: 1) fraud prevention; 2) network and information
>     security; and 3) indicating possible criminal acts, or threats to
>     public security.
> I think that for ICANN, disclosure will happen under 6(1)f. Third 
> parties will require a lawful basis of their own for their processing, 
> governed by a common set of standards that we’ll discuss when we come 
> to the access discussion.
> Thoughts?
> B
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