Re: [gnso-raa-dt] Re: Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) Drafting Team (DT) call on TUESDAY, June 09 at 1300 UTC.
- To: "Metalitz, Steven" <met@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [gnso-raa-dt] Re: Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA) Drafting Team (DT) call on TUESDAY, June 09 at 1300 UTC.
- From: Rebecca MacKinnon <rebecca.mackinnon@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 17:09:31 +0800
Very sorry to have bothered everyone. Please disregard my last email, I
unearthed Glen's email about the meeting record.
Look forward to seeing some of you at ICANN.
2009/6/14 Rebecca MacKinnon <rebecca.mackinnon@xxxxxxxxx>
> Greetings. I've been on the road these past couple weeks and missed the
> meeting announcement as well as the meeting itself. Will the outcome or
> minutes of the meeting be posted to this list or somewhere else?
> Rebecca MacKinnon
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> On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 9:17 PM, Metalitz, Steven <met@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> For ready reference here are the operative resolutions from GNSO
>> Within 30 days of Board approval of the set of amendments,
>> representatives from the GNSO community and the ALAC shall be identified
>> to participate in drafting a registrant rights charter, as contemplated
>> by the amendments and the current GNSO Council discussions, with support
>> from ICANN staff. A draft charter shall be completed no later than July
>> 31 2009; and
>> Within 30 days of Board approval of the set of amendments, the GNSO
>> Council will form a Drafting Team to discuss further amendments to the
>> RAA and to identify those on which further action may be desirable. The
>> Drafting Team should endeavor to provide its advice to the Council and
>> ICANN staff no later than July 31, 2009.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gnso-raa-dt@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-gnso-raa-dt@xxxxxxxxx]
>> On Behalf Of Avri Doria
>> Sent: Friday, June 05, 2009 1:15 PM
>> To: gnso-raa-dt@xxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [gnso-raa-dt] Re: Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA)
>> Drafting Team (DT) call on TUESDAY, June 09 at 1300 UTC.
>> On 5 Jun 2009, several wrote:
>> > Forgive me if I am getting confused again, but is this about the
>> > discussion on further RAA amendments or about the work on the
>> > Registrants Rights Charter, or both? And what is the agenda?
>> > I am also confused Glen, I am not part of this group either, rather
>> > I am
>> > subscribed in the Registrants rights charter group and not in the
>> > accreditation agreement team.
>> > Tim, Join the club. I *think* that the group that Bill Drake is
>> > calling the Registrants Rights DT and Glen is calling the RAA DT are
>> > one and the same. They do seem to have a similar set of participants.
>> > If I remember correctly, Council decided to have one DT look at both
>> > issues and decide how to proceed. How might include having a single
>> > WG not two WGs. The issue is confused because the original Board
>> > motion in Mexico said "convene two groups of representatives from
>> > the GNSO Community within 30 days of Board approval" and my
>> > recollection (but I can't find the document) was that the
>> > "registrant rights WG was supposed to be a joint GNSO-ALAC WG
>> > (whereas the RAA effort is a GNSO WG, presumably open to ALAC/ At-
>> > Large members).
>> > As I stated in Council, I think the two efforts are different and
>> > will have very different time-lines and so should be de-coupled, but
>> > at the moment, I think we have a single DT which will consider how
>> > to proceed.
>> Alan is pretty much correct.
>> The council decided to start out by creating one drafting team to
>> create the motions and charters and whatever for the two efforts.
>> So this group is the one that will figure out - from at least the
>> GNSO perspective - though I hope from the GNSO/ALAC perspective -
>> how the work will be done. The work consists of, at least,
>> - further, if any, RAA amendments
>> - documenting registrants rights
>> So this is to be the first meeting in which we try to figure out how
>> we are going to proceed. My view of the agenda:
>> - figure out who is going to coordinate this team, i will start out as
>> interim on it until replaced.
>> - figure out how many groups we need
>> - figure out how the GNSO and ALAc are going to work together on this
>> - get volunteers to start working on charters and motions.
>> Given the partnership aspects of this and the complexity that comes
>> out of the compromises contained in the RAA motions the Council
>> approved, this Drafting Team is larger and more diverse then many, so
>> it is somewhat more confusing.
>> Anyone who is only interested in the substantive issues and not the
>> organizational issues of how we all get this done, can afford to skip
>> this meeting. But if you care about how the work will be structured,
>> it is probably good to try and attend or at least listen to the
>> As for the name, it is just a place holder. If people wish, I can add
>> a 'what do we call this DT' item to the agenda, though i think it
>> better to focus on the charters and names of the groups that will be
>> developed. If i had to suggest another name it would be Registrar and
>> Registrant Issues DT.
Open Society Fellow | Co-founder, GlobalVoicesOnline.org
Assistant Professor, Journalism & Media Studies Centre, University of Hong
USA: +1-617-939-3493 | HK: +852-6334-8843
Mainland China: +86-13710820364