Regrading B. Constituencies, text around references 41 and 42.
individual constituency and the need to ensure no overlap with the "General Assembly,
Non-Commercial Constituency and the At Large."
This text seems to have its
origins in comments by the AIPLA (http://www.dnso.org/dnso/dnsocomments/comments-review/Arc00/msg00026.html)
not the comments referenced in footnote 42.
Note the AIPLA comment first suggests
that care should be taken regarding overlap with all constituencies and uses the
Non Commercial as an example. It is unfortunate that the report only picks
up on the example and not the substantive part of the comment.
text be corrected to "the General Assembly, other constituencies, and the At Large."
Please note the non-commercial constituency had a long debate over the admission
of individuals (disagreement over how to treat individuals was the prime reason formation
of the constituency was delay), and can be found in the constituencies publicly available
list archives. As a result of this discussion, the constituency's charter explicitly
membership to individuals.
It should be perfectly obvious that
there is potential overlap between other constituencies: the one person business
is not a new concept and, in fact, such individual economic empowerment is at the
heart of the "new economy". Individuals have strong interests in protecting their
intellectual property rights, etc.
The DNSO formation concepts state "Individual
domain name holders should be able to participate in constituencies for which they