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[I-coordination] ICANN's role vis-a-vis the Internet ecosystem

Burkov Dmitry dvburk at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 02:13:06 CET 2013


Bill,
who care now about core internet values?
Dima

On 14 Dec 2013, at 04:50, manning bill <bmanning at isi.edu> wrote:

> that path is indirect at best.  a constituency may nominate one or more individuals.  those individuals must accept the nomination and then be vetted by the nomcom 
> against a blend of objective and subjective criteria.   A key criteria is how well the applicant reflects core Internet values.  Clear bias or allegiance to a given constituency or
> sector has generally hindered their progress.
> 
> 
> /bill
> Neca eos omnes.  Deus suos agnoscet.
> 
> On 13December2013Friday, at 11:22, Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>> From a corporate/legal point of view, ICANN has no membership, so all decisions are done by the Board of Directors where in many cases there is no consensus but simple majority.
>> 
>> All the other structures under the ICANN umbrella play an advisory role without any decision power at the corporate level, but there is a channel through by the Nominating Committee where constituencies may be able to influence the decision process by nominating candidates to be members of the BoD.
>> 
>>> From the constituencies level, each one has its own charter and the decision process may differ from one to another.
>> 
>> I'd not spend to much time reading Morse for background about Internet Governance and ICANN (btw I'm also a HAM operator but not much CW lately) 
>> 
>> But you can include some Asimov, since sometimes discussions sound almost like science fiction 
>> 
>> -Jorge
>> 
>>> On Dec 13, 2013, at 12:32 PM, Grigori Saghyan <gregor at arminco.com> wrote:
>>> 
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>>> jorge
>>> It is a good reference, thank you. We have lot of literature -
>>> Internet give us such facility.
>>> We can start to read lot of books, Samuel Morse is one of the pioneers.
>>> But the question is very simple - could you please describe the
>>> structure  and the decision making procedure in  ICANN?
>>> Is it based on consensus? Or may be majority will decide? Or may be
>>> there is a multi-stakeholder exact structure?
>>> Grigori Saghyan
>>> ISOC.AM
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On 13.12.2013 22:20, JFC Morfin wrote:
>>>> At 18:38 13/12/2013, Jorge Amodio wrote:
>>>>> All the history is on-line, many papers, several books. You can
>>>>> start by reading a paper from Jones Day about their side of the
>>>>> history how ICANN was created, you can read Milton's two books
>>>>> "Networks and States" and "Ruling the Root" There is a very good
>>>>> thesis dissertation by Craig Lyle Simon from University of Miami
>>>>> "Launching the DNS War" that can provide you a lot of insight,
>>>>> and much more.
>>>> 
>>>> Nathalie,
>>>> 
>>>> If you want to understand what ICANN is about as a _technical_
>>>> (what has to work in spite of poltics) function, you may also want
>>>> to read:
>>>> 
>>>> - Vint Cerf's internet project description: 
>>>> http://iucg.org/wiki/IEN_48_-_The_Catenet_Model_for_Internetworking
>>>> 
>>>> - the ICANN Internet Coordination Policy documents:
>>>> 
>>>> -- ICP-1 http://www.icann.org/en/resources/cctlds/delegation --
>>>> iCP-2 
>>>> http://www.icann.org/en/resources/policy/global-addressing/new-rirs-criteria
>>>> 
>>>> -- ICP-3 http://www.icann.org/en/about/unique-authoritative-root
>>>> 
>>>> The ICANN governance documents:
>>>> http://www.icann.org/en/about/governance to understand how it is
>>>> designed
>>>> 
>>>> The affirmation of commitment: 
>>>> http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/aoc/affirmation-of-commitments-30sep09-en.htm
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Then to complete the vision in reading the
>>>> http://www.iana.org/about documents.
>>>> 
>>>> What is important to grasp, IMHO is the difference between
>>>> namespace management (any namespace) and what results from history
>>>> and uniform control by the I* stakeholderhsip (what is specific to
>>>> the particular ICANN history and strategy).
>>>> 
>>>> jfc
>>>> 
>>>> 
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>>> 
>>> - -- 
>>> Grigori Saghyan
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