[gnso-whois-study] Whois Hypotheses WG Meeting Agenda for 8 July 2008
Attached and pasted below is the Whois Hypotheses WG Meeting Agenda for 8 July 2008. Also attached is a list of draft hypotheses prepared by Chuck. In preparation for our first meeting please familiarize yourself with the following document: "Summary of Public Suggestions on Further Studies of WHOIS including the GAC recommendations of 16 April Updated 10 May 2008" found at http://gnso.icann.org/issues/whois/whois-study-suggestion-report-10may08.pdf Chuck Proposed Agenda Meeting Agenda for Whois Hypotheses Group 8 July 2008 Note: * The meeting will be recorded. * Chuck will prepare and distribute a brief summary of the actions taken as soon as possible after the meeting. 1. Welcome 2. Roll call (Glen) 3. Agenda approval 4. Task: a. GNSO Resolution 20080625-3: "To reconvene another group of volunteers, which may include members of the earlier group and/or new volunteers to: · Review the study recommendations offered through the public comment period and the studies requested by the GAC and, based on those recommendations and that request, prepare a concise list of hypotheses. · Deliver a report containing the above with any supporting rationale to the Council within 6 weeks. · The Council will then decide whether any potential studies should be further considered, and if so, identify hypotheses that it would like the staff to determine cost, feasibility, potential methodology, and estimated time frames for testing." b. Key reference document: · "Summary of Public Suggestions on Further Studies of WHOIS including the GAC recommendations of 16 April Updated 10 May 2008" found at http://gnso.icann.org/issues/whois/whois-study-suggestion-report-10may08.pdf c. Deliverable: A report listing the hypotheses for the Whois study recommendations submitted in the public comment period and by the GAC as contained in the reference document above. d. Due date: 6 August 2008 e. Note: · Hypotheses for some of the suggested studies are already stated clearly. · Hypotheses for some of the suggested studies need to be inferred from the information provided. · Some proposed studies may have more than one hypothesis to be studied. · Chuck took an initial crack at listing some hypotheses. 5. Methodology a. Examine each suggested study one at a time in the order they are presented in the above referenced study report and develop concise one sentence hypotheses to be tested. b. Use Chuck's draft list of hypotheses strictly as a means of facilitating the task; the group may use them, modify them and/or discard them. c. Every effort will be made to achieve maximum consensus on the wording of the hypotheses. 6. Confirm methodology a. Comments or questions? b. Suggested changes. c. Approve methodology 7. Meetings a. Unless otherwise decided by the group: Tuesdays at 15:00 UTC [08:00 PDT (California), 10:00 CDT (Cedar Rapids), 11:00 EDT (Washington DC), 16:00 BST (London), 17:00 CEST (Brussels), etc.]. b. We will meet until we finish. c. It will be the responsibility of group members who miss meetings to review the meeting notes provided by Chuck, to listen to the recording and to submit any input on the list at list 24 hours before the next meeting. 8. Development of hypotheses a. Whois misuse studies (#1, #14, #15 and #21 and GAC #2) b. Compliance with data protection laws and Registrar Accreditation Agreement (#16, #22, #23, #24, #12, #13, #14) c. Availability of privacy services (#2, #5, #7, #8) d. Demand and motivation for use of privacy services (#17, #18, #19, #9, #10) e. Impact of WHOIS data protection on crime and abuse (#6, #13, #11, #1, #2) f. Proxy registrar compliance with law enforcement and dispute resolution requests (#3, #20, Metalitz comment, #12) g. Whois data accuracy (#8, # 11) h. Other GAC recommendations (GAC #1, GAC #5, GAC #6, GAC #3) 9. Next meeting: Tuesday, 15 July 2008, 15:00 UTC 10. Action items a. Chuck: Prepare and distribute meeting notes NLT 9 July b. Liz: Prepare and distribute list of completed hypotheses NLT 9 July c. Other?
Whois Hypotheses Meeting Agenda - 8 Jul 08.doc
Whois Hypotheses for Studies.doc